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

Personalize Bags for The Children’s Haven

Help foster families who visit The Children’s Haven by decorating reusable bags for them to use and carry items they receive from the Clothing Closet. We will provide decorated canvas bags to replace the plastic, disposable ones. 


Sunday, June 12

Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Location: 1083 Marietta Hwy, Canton GA 30114

YMCA Happy Garden Ribbon Cutting

Join us as we reveal the new SmileUp! Happy Garden at the G. Cecil Pruett YMCA to the community!


Friday, June 24

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: 151 Waleska Street, Canton GA 30114

4th of July Parade

We will march in the Downtown Woodstock 4th of July Celebration Parade! where we will throw candy, share information about SmileUp!, and bring a smile to the faces of parade goers!


Monday, July 4, 2022

Time: 9:00 – 11:00 AM

Location: Downtown Woodstock

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.


July 2022 – November 2023

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

Food Drive

Collect canned goods/non-perishables from your community and then gather to sort items and decorate food boxes for local food pantries. 


Thursday, July 21

Time: 2:00-4:00 PM

Location: Hillside UMC Church, Woodstock GA 

Kid Biz Expo

Assist at the local Kid Biz Expo vendor market where young people showcase their business products.


Sunday, July 24

Time: 12:00-6:00 PM (Choose from two-3hr. shifts)

Location: Downtown Woodstock, GA 

Great Lake Allatoona Clean Up

The Great Lake Allatoona Clean Up (GLAC) is a yearly event held in the fall to clean up the beautiful Lake Allatoona.


Saturday, October 1

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Cherokee Outdoor Family YMCA, Woodstock GA 

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