University of Georgia

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University of Georgia—BizTown 

BizTown takes place at Discovery Center ATL and is coordinated by Atlanta's Junior Achievement and the Chick-fila Foundation  Read More

University of Georgia—Extra Special People's Big Hearts Pageant 

Students helped local non-profit, Extra Special People, with their Big Hearts Pageant. This Pageant is an opportunity for people of all ages with special needs to show off their talents for the evening.   Read More

University of Georgia—2013 Candemonium 

First and second year students compete to build the most creative structure out of cans and non-perishable food items. All food will be donated to the Northeast Georgia Food Bank.   Read More

University of Georgia—UGA MBA Relay for Life Team 

Students walked for 12 hours to raise money and support cancer research. One of our MBA staff members was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and the students were walking in support of her recovery. Unfortunately rain cut the event short.

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University of Georgia—Big Hearts Pageant 

The 6th annual Big Hearts Pageant is an event sponsored by Extra Special People, Inc. a non-profit that serves kids and young adults with developmental disabilities. The participants are able to have a special night to share their talents and build confidence.

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University of Georgia—Volunteer Dawgs Habitat for Humanity Build 

Two shifts of volunteers worked on one home in the Athens area on Friday, Feb 1. Habitat for Humanity was so excited to have such willing volunteers on an off day (they typically only coordinate volunteers on weekends) that they set up a special project for us to do. 

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University of Georgia—Candemonium 

First and Second Year MBA students compete against each other to get the most donations of non-perishable foods and then use them to build a structure of their choice. All food is donated to the local food bank. 

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University of Georgia—Project Homeless Connect 

Project Homeless Connect is a local initiative to organize services and resources for the homeless population with a goal of providing a one-stop shop of health and human services for those experiencing homelessness.

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University of Georgia—Summer Book Distribution 

UGA MBA students worked with local nonprofit, Books for Keeps, to help get local elementary students their own books to read over the summer.
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University of Georgia—Celebrate Wellness 

Students spent the day on the streets of Athens hosting yoga, tai chi and other fitness events to help raise awareness of the need for emotional, physical, and spiritual health.  Read More
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University of Georgia—Incubating a Nonprofit 

A Terry Entrepreneurship MBA, Charles, is receiving help from fellow classmates to prepare for the launch of Scriptive.org, a faith-based nonprofit.  Read More

University of Georgia—Marrow-thon 

MBA students helped coordinate a community-wide bone marrow registration event.  Read More
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University of Georgia—Material Reuse Program 

MBA students from the UGA chapter of Net Impact are joining forces with UGA's Material Reuse Program to build fencing from scrap and waste material. Students will learn about on campus sustainability initiatives.  Read More

University of Georgia—Mentoring Local Athenians 

Mentoring program to connect MBA students with local kids.  Read More
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University of Georgia—Candemonium 

Each year during the week before Thanksgiving, UGA MBA students compete in a food can drive benefiting the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The event culminates in a sculpture building contest using the donated food cans.

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University of Georgia—Candemonium 

Each year during the week before Thanksgiving, UGA MBA students compete in a food can drive benefiting the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The event culminates in a sculpture building contest using the donated food cans.

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University of Georgia—Fast Track with Habitat for Humanity 

University of Georgia MBA students teamed up to build two homes in Atlanta with Habitat for Humanity.
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University of Georgia—Project Safe Thrift Store 

During orientation for the Class of 2013, many of the students got to experience the Volunteer Dawgs program.  Twenty-five students bonded over an afternoon of thrift store renovation and cleaning.  It was a great chance to roll up sleeves and help out a local nonprofit.
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University of Georgia—Community Garden 

Each year during orientation students experience the value of volunteerism as part of the initiation into the culture of the Terry College of Business.  This year, MBA students donated time and sweat at a local community garden.  Read More
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University of Georgia—Tuscaloosa Tornado Recover 

The University of Georgia Volunteer Dawgs are teaming up with University of Alabama MBAs in a rebuilding effort in the wake of the April 2011 tornadoes that devastated central Alabama.  Students will work with Project Blessings to rebuild homes destroyed by tornadoes.  Read More

University of Georgia—Nonprofit Compensation Study 

The Volunteer Dawgs are teaming up with the Athens Community Council on Aging to provide a comparative wage analysis. Five MBA students will be utilizing various resources to complete the analysis, including existing nonprofit wage analysis reports, and wage data volunteered by various agencies throughout the country.  The key deliverable is a wage analysis report showing the wage ranges of similar positions to ACCA's employees.  Read More

University of Georgia—Volunteer Dawgs @ Atlanta Mission 

The University of Georgia's Terry MBA students are volunteering a Saturday to help Atlanta Mission end homelessness in Atlanta and Athens by serving one of their thrift store locations.  The one day clean up project is further enhanced by the work of two students who are developing a integrated marketing plan for the store in order for it to better reach target customers.  The profits from this thrift store go back towards programming initiatives in downtown Atlanta and Athens.
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