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Fall Book Drive

Volunteers will collect books for KSU INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY for Cobb & Cherokee County children in need.


Date: October 16 – November 18, 2023

Drop off Locations:

  • KSU English Building Atrium
  • KSU Center West Entrance – 3333 Busbee Dr NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144
  • Special Needs Cobb – 550 Kennesaw Ave NW, Suite 900, Marietta, GA 30060

YMCA 5K Trail Run

Volunteers will help with water stations and other 5K needs.


Date: Sunday, October 22, 2023 POSTPONED TO 5/4/2024

Location: Cherokee Outdoor YMCA

Operation Candy Grab

Volunteers will collect leftover Halloween candy to donate to our military and local first responders. 


Date: November 1-6, 2023

Boys & Girls Club Thanksgiving Dinner

Volunteers will serve Thanksgiving dinner to Boys & Girls Club families.


Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Location: Malon D. Mimms Boys & Girls Club – 1082 Univeter Rd, Canton, GA 30115

The Children’s Haven Christmas Decorating – AMBASSADORS ONLY!

SmileUp! Ambassadors will decorate The Children’s Haven for Christmas for the foster children and their families. 


Date: Friday, November 24, 2023

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

Location: The Children’s Haven – 1083 Marietta Hwy, Canton GA 30114

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.”