Community Resources

As you know, the health crisis is putting tremendous stress on our communities. We have identified some immediate needs we want to share with our fans as we know many of you may have a desire to help those in need or share information on resources available at this time.

If you are interested in exploring ways you can volunteer, click on the link below. As health and safety are of concern to us all, please use your good judgement about the risk to you or your family. The activities and opportunities listed take into account the guidance offered by our national health organizations on social distancing and protecting yourself. All of these organizations are working hard to keep their employees and volunteers safe. We understand the state of our current times and suggest you participate as you are comfortable.

Volunteer Needs


 

Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on lifesaving blood.


 

Meal packing and delivery.

  • Locations: Marietta High School (MHS), Schools Marietta Middle School (MMS), Marietta Sixth Grade Academy (MSGA)
  • Dates: April 27 - May 1
  • How to volunteer: Sign up here

 

Hands On Atlanta is working with their non-profit partners to support ongoing community needs. There are various volunteer needs at metro-Atlanta locations.


 

United Way is working with the following nonprofit organizations.


 

Meal packing and delivery around your local community.

  • Locations: All Open Hand Offices
  • Dates: Ongoing
  • How to volunteer: Sign up here

 

VEO willingly accepts cash donations to purchase these supplies, or supplies can be dropped off at our campus at 373 W. Lake Avenue, NW, Atlanta, 30318.

For reference:

$25 provides 3 veterans – 3 meals for a day

$50 provides 1 veteran - 3 meals a day for one week

$200 provides 1 veteran – 3 meals a day for a month


 

Packing care packages for all who bravely serve our nation.


 

Wear Red to Give Red blood drive.

Community Resources Available


 

Dinner and Snacks At five locations, the YMCA will be providing dinner and snacks between the hours of 2:00-4:00pm, Monday through Fridays.

Childcare The YMCA will be opening their branches specifically for the childcare of hospital workers. This program will begin on Friday, March 20 and operate from 5:30am-8:00pm, Monday through Friday. To keep within social distancing recommendations, the number of youth at each location will range from 40-80.

Backpack Program The YMCA will continue to provide the backpack program in conjunction with the Arthur M. Blank Foundation for the families of the YMCA during weekends. Each Friday, the children in the backpack program goes home on with a backpack full of food to ensure they are fed over the weekend. Funds will be directed to added locations as emergency response from the Foundation to ensure that families will have food on weekends.


 

Individuals can text "FINDFOOD" for responses in English or "COMIDA" for responses in Spanish to 888-976-2232. Users are prompted to enter their zip code or address to enable location services for nearby food pantries. Those seeking help can also find available pantries using the COVID-19 Help Map on our website. IMPORTANT DETAILS: Standard Carrier Message and Data Rates May Apply, based on your cell phone carrier. If you would no longer like to receive messaging, please text STOP to 888-976-2232, and you will be unsubscribed immediately. For help with the system, please text HELP to 888-976-2232. You may receive up to 4 messages per month, based on need of emergency messaging.Click here to view the Privacy Policy.


 

If you are a Georgia National Guardsman, veteran or caregiver of a veteran please complete The Warrior Alliance needs survey. The results of this survey will help us better understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Georgia service members, veterans & caregivers.


 

With schools closed, and kids at home, the challenge of homeschooling has fallen to many parents. Beginning on Monday, March 30, the Travis Manion Foundation will be putting their character education programming online. Join them each weekday on Facebook live at 1pm EST/10am PST for a lesson on character from one of their trained, vetted, and inspiring Veteran or Survivor Mentors.


 

AJC is offering free ePaper access during this time. Click Here to access your ePaper.

Corporate Partner Support

Below are ways that Atlanta United corporate partners are helping communities at this time. Check out deals and opportunities available with Atlanta United restaurant partners.


 

Publix has designated 7am and 8am on Tuesday and Wednesdays will solely be for senior shoppers.


 

Eagle Rock and Anheuser-Busch have partnered with the Giving Kitchen to raise $50k to support the service industry.


 

Truist is temporarily waiving ATM fees and offering increased cashback at grocery stores and pharmacies through April 15. Truist will also be providing payment relief to customers struggling to pay their credit cards or loans.


 

Lyft is offering free rides to seniors, low-income families and medical workers through LyftUp


 

As of March 14, 2020, Georgia Power has temporarily suspended residential disconnections for 30 days and will reevaluate the policy and time frame as the situation develops.


 

During the pandemic Dominion Energy has suspended all service disconnections and remain committed to providing reliable energy service 24-7. If service has been previously shut off for nonpayment, they will work with customers to restore your service.


 

AT&T is suspending broadband usage caps for home internet customers, so they will not have overage fees. They are keeping public Wi-Fi hotspots open to anyone. They will not terminate service of any wireless, home phone, or broadband residential or small business customer due to an inability to pay their bill and waiving late payment fees.


 

Planet Fitness is offering free at-home workouts for members and non-members at 7:00pm ET daily on their Facebook Live led by Planet Fitness trainers and special guests.Click here to join.

If anyone is unable to participate live, it will also be available to view on both the Planet Fitness and YouTube channel.

Restaurant Partners

Restaurant

Drive-thru available?

Curbside Pickup available?

Delivery available?

Offer

Yes

Yes

No

Family Meals for 5, Gusto! Bonds

No

Yes

Free delivery within 5 miles

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Until April 10th, enjoy a free kids’ entrée with any adult entrée purchase. Order takeout or curbside, online or in our app and get FREE delivery on orders of $10+

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

No

Yes (select locations)

 

Yes

No

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes (select stores)

Yes

 

Stores are open/receiving customers

Yes

Yes

 

Pub Partners

Pub

Drive-thru available?

Curbside Pickup available?

Delivery available?

Offers

No

Yes

Yes, Door Dash

 

Yes

Yes

Yes, within 3 mile radius

Offers a general store online with essential cleaning products for pickup/delivery.

No

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes

No

 

No

Yes

Yes, Uber Eats

 

No

Yes

Yes

Free Delivery on uber eats. Only Kennesaw Location

No

Yes

Yes

 

No

Yes (select stores)

No

Only Pickup at 2775 Clairmont Rd, Atlanta, GA location