Last week, a group of teenagers from Camp Best Friends worked on an arts and crafts project at Perkerson Park in Capitol View, making their anti-litter campaign logo out of recycled litter.
On Tuesday, July 23, a group of teenagers from Camp Best Friends, their counselors, and an artistic team from the Creatives Project gathered for one last time at Perkerson Park in Capitol View to finish the first phase of the Do-Good Anti-Littering Initiative, an arts-based project and education campaign that had them joining forces over seven weeks this summer.
The anti-litter initiative is an ongoing effort that will continue through the fall, under the direction of Neda Abghari, executive director of the Creatives Project, an arts nonprofit involved in community outreach projects in various Atlanta neighborhoods. The Capitol View project is the recipient of Creative Loafing's Do Good Campaign fundraising and a matching donation from sponsor Home Depot Foundation. The effort began earlier this year and was initially reported in CL's Neighborhood Guide issue.
A group of kids work on their anti-litter craft project in the Perkerson Park Recreation Center in Capitol View. The final artwork will remain on display at the Center for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Join us tonight for a Do Good Happy Hour as we approach the last days of our Do Good Campaign benefiting Quest Veterans Village in Vine City. Come out, raise a glass, and help raise some cash at the West Midtown Corner Tavern from 6 to 8 p.m.
The tavern will donate 20 percent of your total check to our project if you mention Do Good ATL. Hope to see you there, do-gooders!
Take in one of the best views of the city from a Ferris wheel gondola rising nearly 20-stories-high and do some good while you're at it. Ride the new SkyView Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park on Fri., Oct. 18, and $2 of every ticket will go toward CL's current Do Good Campaign. To mark those funds for the Do Good project, be sure to bring the SkyView/DoGood ad located...
Calling all do-gooders! Check out the current issue of Creative Loafing for details about Round 2 of CL's Do Good Campaign, the latest in a series of grassroots partnerships that helps raise funds for neighborhood-based projects that might not have otherwise found the resources.
This time around, with so many worthy neighborhood projects nominated over the last several months, the vetting...