Click on each link to learn more or to register as a volunteer.

Happy Garden Maintenance

Volunteer/Group is responsible for the entire month, tending our SmileUp! Happy garden once a week.  Will pull & spray weeds, water plants, and prune bushes.


November 2022 – October 2023

Location: G. Cecil Pruett YMCA – 151 Waleska Street, Canton GA 30114  

YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Volunteers will provide fun activities to promote healthy living.


Date: Saturday, April 29, 2023

Time: 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Location: G. Cecil Pruett YMCA – 151 Waleska Street, Canton, GA 30114

Ambassador Katie “Sending Sunshine” Campaign

SUPPORT Ambassador Katie by making cards this summer vacation to send to senior citizens in Canada through Sending Sunshine.


Date: May 20 – July 29

Drop off locations: Canton YMCA, Towne Lake Pkwy UPS Store

Ella’s Birthday Drive

Collect stuffed animals, underwear and socks for SmileUp! Volunteer Ella’s Birthday Party, who chose to receive items for local foster children in lieu of gifts.


Date: June 2023

Backpacks for Preschoolers

Volunteers will collect and fill backpacks for preschoolers.


Date: June 2023

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