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COVID-19 & The Black Community: A Town Hall

February 22, 2021

Tomorrow, in partnership with the Mercer University College of Pharmacy, we will be hosting the first ever COVID-19 & The Black Community: A Town Hall virtual event! Our host for the event will be Ms. Amber McCorkle alongside an array of panelists that will be discussing the myths surrounding COVID-19 and tips on how to…

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution – Canceled!

February 18, 2021

We regret to inform you all that our food distribution this Saturday is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Our next food distribution will be on March 6, 2021. DeKalb County is hosting a food distribution this Saturday (2/20/21) where they’ll be distributing 3,500 boxes to DeKalb residents. Please arrive early because it is first come,…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry – Food Distribution (2/20/21)

February 16, 2021

This Saturday (2/20/21) we will be having our second food distribution of the month. Please make sure to wear your mask and bring your ID. We can’t wait to help you!   Address: Clarkston United Methodist Church 3919 Church Street Clarkston, GA 30021   Time: 9:30am to 11:30am

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Clarkston Cares Food Drive

Starting Friday through Sunday (October 23-25) from 9am to 11am, we’ll be having a food drive to support our Clarkston Cares food pantry. Our goal is to collect 200 canned goods, other non-perishable items, and baby essentials. We hope that you can help us with this goal! You can also purchase items from our Amazon…

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Clarkston Cares Food Pantry Distribution – October 17th

This Saturday on October 17th we will be having our monthly food pantry distribution at the Clarkston United Methodist Church in Clarkston, GA. In all the food packs there will be a variety of items from rice, noodles, and canned veggies to oatmeal, cereal and granola bars. We want to serve as many families as possible during…

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FREE COVID-19 TESTING SITE -KRISTOPHER WOODS APARTMENTS

Today, tomorrow (Friday) & Saturday there will be FREE COVID-19 testing at the Kristopher Woods Apartments (at the tennis courts) in Clarkston, GA from 10am to 4pm. Walk-up only. Go and get tested and make sure to wear your mask! Testing supported by the IRC, Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) and the DeKalb County Board…

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CCC Now Accepting Applications for Free Virtual Tutoring

We are still accepting applications for our after school virtual tutoring! Down below is the registration link that you can complete in order for your student(s) to start receiving the zoom links to our tutoring sessions. Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsanhYmtvt8wEq3IBv2x7afu1CXQh6esFb1DrWywPqvo7q2Q/viewform?usp=sf_link   TUTORING SCHEDULE: Monday – Thursday | 3:30pm-5:30pm  

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution – October 3rd

On October 3rd we had our first food distribution of this month. We helped many families with the help of our partners and community members that continue to support our endeavors in serving our community.

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution

First we would like to thank all of our partners and community members that support us in our effort to bring quality non-perishable foods to all in need. On this upcoming Saturday we are having another food distribution where families can come pick up non-perishables food items and baby items (diapers and wipes).   LOCATION…

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution

Hello everyone! We want to invite you all to our food drive that will take place at the Clarkston United Methodist Church on Saturday. Please be advised that this is first come, first served. More information down below on the flyer. *PLEASE WEAR A MASK*

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Amazon Job Fair

The Clarkston Community Center is excited to partner with Amazon for this amazing JOB FAIR. Sign Up for Amazon JOB ALERTS and you will receive an immediate text alert with the LINK TO APPLY as soon as the job is open/posted. Makes the Hiring Process So Easy! TEXT ATLNOW2 to phone number 77088 to be…

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Refugee & Immigrant Leadership Program

We are so excited to announce that for our refugee and immigrant youth, we will now be hosting a leadership program. The goal of this program is to allow the space for refugee and immigrant youth to gain a leadership skill set that will promote them being leaders in their homes, schools and communities. To…

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Clarkston Cares Food Distribution

Clarkston FREE FOOD Drive-Thru Distribution

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NOW ACCEPTING SUMMER CAMP APPLICATIONS!

We are so excited to share with our community that we are now accepting applications for our 2020 Clarkston STEAM-Plus Summer Camp! We have an array of classes lined up for your child(ren) from Youth Decoded, Biology, to Art. You can click the link below to register for summer camp right now!   Summer Camp…

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Clarkston FREE FOOD Drive-Thru Distribution

Tomorrow, Friday (May 22, 2020) the Clarkston Community Center will be hosting the Clarkston Free-Food Distribution in the main parking lot. During this food distribution, community members will receive fresh produce and chicken.This service will be on a first come, first served basis. We want to the thank the DeKalb County government, Christ Community Clarkston,…

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Free Meal Service

DeKalb County Human Services, Office of Youth Services, Project One80 Program is continuing its work with our local community center to offer social wellness kits and hot meals to its Project One80 youth participants. If you participate in Project One80 at Clarkston Community Center, check your email! You should have received our communication to stop…

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The effects Coronavirus has on our community

The Clarkston Community Center is a place of refuge and safety for thousands of people. The community relies on us in times of need, and now, more than ever is our chance to come together in a time of uncertainty. There is no other way to say it, but we need your help. The majority…

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Make a Gift of Support

Clarkston Community Center participates in GAgives on #GivingTuesday, December 3, 2019 On #GivingTuesday, non-profits all across Georgia spend the day fundraising in a one-day event called GAgives Day. This year, we ask that you consider making a donation to the Clarkston Community Center. Your donation directly helps support our Student Success Program. Our goal is…

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FREE HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR

As an organization serving the Dekalb County area, we aim to ensure that our residents have access to free health services as well.  Each month, for the remainder of 2019, we will host monthly free health fairs in partnership with Mercer University College of Pharmacy.  Some of the services that will be offered are blood…

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Part-Time Afterschool Coordinator

Position:  Part-Time After School Coordinator   Organization Information The Clarkston Community Center opened its doors in 1994 as a nonprofit multicultural community center in Clarkston, Georgia located in Dekalb County. We are a meeting place for long-term residents, families and individuals that were not born in the U.S. We pride ourselves on offering unique experiences,…

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Party with the Past: Clarkston Community Center

The Clarkston Community Center is proud to welcome The Atlanta History Center presents “Party with a Past”. Come out and explore the most diverse square mile in America and the unique history and culture that is Clarkston, GA. Founded in 1882 as a small town on the Georgia railroad, Clarkston has now become one of…

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Fourth Annual International Food and Wine Gala.

Join us on a culinary journey around the world to celebrate the 4th Annual Food and Wine Gala. Taste delicious food from over seven countries and sip wine from some of the most unique vineyards in the world. Stroll through our Global Market where you will find new Art from local and international crafters, sold exclusively by the…

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Defining Home: A Night of Migration Films & Conversations

Join us May 5th for a benefit screening of four student short films about migration, made in collaboration with Burmese and Kurdish populations. Students and community collaborators will MC the screening, benefit raffle, and audience-engaged discussions around the films and the collaborative processes. The program will be co-hosted by the Clarkston Community Center, Georgia State…

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