Book Club: Explosion at Orly: The Disaster that Transformed Atlanta

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By James “Jamie” Tobias, gift planning officer On the heels of another tremendous National Philanthropy Day and approaching the season of giving, philanthropy is a very present topic right now. Often philanthropy is an act of celebration in a moment of joy, but sometimes it comes from tragedy, as a …

You can help in the wake of Hurricane Michael

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Hurricane Michael made landfall yesterday northwest of Mexico Beach, Florida as a Category 4 storm – the most powerful hurricane on record to ever hit the Florida panhandle. Michael has cut a swath across Alabama and our neighbors in south Georgia, and is heading toward the Carolinas, which are still …

Supporting World Mental Health Day

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October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Here at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we’re committed to increasing the percentage of residents with health coverage and that includes expanding access and affordability of mental health services. The State of Mental Health in America 2018 reports that 1 in 5 …