"Do your little bit of good where you are. It's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." -Desmond Tutu
Know of someone who is passionate about youth development, equity in education, and supporting healthy family foundations?
Nominate them to serve on our Advisory Board.
Our Advisory Board serves 2 year terms and help shape the priorities of our programs in alignment with our mission. They meet a minimum of 6 times per year, and have a give-get fundraising commitment of $1200 annually.
To get started, applicants must complete the nomination form found in our "Forms" page.
YOU ROCK! Award
Know of a deserving leader in the community driving child well-being, equity in education, healthy family foundations or helping historically underserved citizens thrive?
Nominate them for our You ROCK! Award.
Applications are currently open.
2021 You ROCK Award Nominations will begin to be accepted May 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join our listserv to receive information regarding selection criteria.
Our Transformation Team are members of the community who serve as ambassadors for our mission, help chair fundraising initiatives throughout the year, and provide insight from their industry or community to empower our ability to scale programs, grow partnerships, and advocate authentically.
To join or nominate someone as a Transformation Team member, complete the nomination form under our "Forms" page.
YOU ROCK! Community Award Nominations
Know of a deserving leader in the community driving child well-being, equity in education, STEM, supporting healthy family foundations or helping historically underserved citizens thrive?
Beginning in 2021, our YOU ROCK Community Award is now open to students ages 10 and up!!
Nominate them for our You ROCK! Community Award.
2021 You ROCK Community Award Nominations will begin to be accepted May 1, 2021 through October 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.
- Individuals living in the state of Georgia ages 10+
- Organizations supporting Georgia students and families in attaining equity, child well-being, K-12 education, health & wellness and STEM
COVID-19 Response Christmas Shopping Giveaway
The pandemic has made it harder than ever for families we care about all over Georgia. This year, we're sponsoring students residing in Clayton, Henry and Macon-Bibb County with $35 Gift Cards to shop their Christmas wish lists inside the store.
Nominate a deserving student by December 12, 2020 for a chance to shop with us at Five Below on Saturday 12/19/2020 at 8:30am.
Participants will be notified by Monday, December 14, 2020.
Your nominations at work in the community...
COVID-19 Response Christmas Shopping Giveaway
This past Christmas in partnership with Five Below and United Way of Greater Atlanta, Metamorphasis Powerhouse Company hosted a Christmas Shopping Giveaway in response to COVID-19 to help support families hit hard by the pandemic have a happier holiday season.
We were honored to select 20 families and 2 elementary school first grade classes to provide each of them a $35 Five Below Gift Card to help subsidize the cost of shopping for gifts during the Christmas season.
Because of the amazing support of our community, you nominated these students so they were able to purchase Christmas gifts for themselves and family members. THANK YOU! #OurSupportersRock
COVID-19 Response College Supplies Wish List Scholarship
This past May we hosted Senior Transformation Month in response to COVID-19 to inspire students to overcome the challenges of No Prom, No walking across the stage at graduation, and so many other monumental changes brought on by the pandemic and school closures.
We were honored to select 3 high school students majoring in a STEM Career field and upon graduating, we provided each of them a $250 Amazon E-Gift Card to help subsidize the cost of attending college this upcoming Fall. Each student had to submit an essay via email on how they planned to transform the world, along with their plans for after high school graduation. We were blown away by the amazing responses we received from high school students all across the state!
Because of the amazing support of our community, these students were able to purchase essential items like bedding, school supplies, and tech to help equip them to be ready on Day 1 of class. THANK YOU! #OurSupportersRock
Because of your amazing referrals and nominations, we have identified 42 STEM partners and Tech businesses to help us shift the future of STEM in 2021 for our Building E-STE(A)M For Youth Partnership Iniative
Because of supporters like you in our network, we have been able to partner with 16 resource providers to help drive language nutrition, brain development, grade-level reading and early childhood intervention to promote literacy
We rely on the community to assist us in finding board members to help shape the direction of our programs, propel our mission forward, and help us realize our vision for a safe, equitable and just world.
Thanks to your nominations and referrals, we have identified 9 dedicated, experience, and passionate members for our Advisory Board as we carve pathways for equity in education