Founded in 2016, Gather Good shares stories about people, causes, events, and resources that create stronger communities throughout Atlanta. Their vision is to celebrate a social sector that openly collaborates, connects, innovates, and shares with one another.
On December 9, PBI talked to AVLF Deputy Director Michael Lucas about being a leader in the public interest community, providing the “best legal representation money can’t buy,” and trends in access to justice, including new, place-based initiatives designed to take pro bono services directly into the community.
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta’s Extra Wish is a unique donor opportunity that provides monetary contributions for tangible goods – smaller items that don’t fit into a traditional funding stream – that contribute in a clear way to the success of nonprofit organizations and the people they serve.
20—Number of people abused by a partner in the U.S. each minute. 20,000—Daily average number of calls received by domestic violence hotlines. $8.3 billion—Estimated annual cost of domestic violence in the U.S. 35 percent—Estimated number of domestic violence cases reported.