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Northside Hospital promotes and encourages community volunteerism among its physicians, employees, auxilians and their families and friends. Each year, our staff and physicians volunteer their time, talents, and resources to make a positive impact and build strong and healthy communities. We invite you to join us!

Click on the volunteer links below for more info and to sign-up today!

Walks & Runs

Max's Moon Run 5K - Suwanee Town Center  - Friday, May 3, 2024
(Benefiting Northside Hospital Forsyth Miracle Babies)
Live music will be performed on the big stage. There will be vendors, food trucks, kid activities- including complimentary face painting, glow accessories - something for everyone! Bring a blanket or folding chair and settle in for a night of fun, benefitting the Maximus Janton Foundation, which serves the special needs community.

March of Dimes/March for Babies @ Atlantic Station - Atlanta - Saturday, May 4, 2024
(Search by team name: NORTHSIDE)

Arthritis Walk @ Brook Run Park - Dunwoody - Saturday, May 4, 2024

Current and Ongoing Opportunities

31st Annual Charity Golf Classic - Atlanta Athletic Club (Johns Creek) - Monday, May 20, 2024
Benefiting the Northside Hospital Blood and Marrow Transplant Program

United Way of Greater Atlanta - Cole Society Exchange
United Way of Greater Atlanta’s College Bound program harnesses the power of collective impact to remove barriers to college access. In partnership with the Scholarship Academy and Learn4Life, College Bound recruits volunteers, trains them in the process to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and invites them to help families from metro area schools navigate the application to secure financial aid for college.

Homelessness Compassion Outreach
Weekly outreach to build relationships with individuals experiencing homelessness and to provide meals, hygiene products, and clothing.

Book Buddies *Virtual*
Volunteer virtually to read with an elementary school student twice per week and help support literacy development.

Crochet for Babies (JustServe)
Volunteer your crochet skills to make blankets and special graduation hats for these very special guests!

Northside Hospital Forsyth Auxiliary
You will be joining a multitude of individuals, of all ages and backgrounds, who are dedicated to giving back to our hospital and community, as well as ensuring we achieve our vision of delivering world-class healthcare.

Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities
Group volunteering: Provide families with a variety of age-appropriate opportunities for activities, entertainment, and education while staying at our Ronald McDonald Houses.

Lasagna Love
Cook lasagna for families in need.

Community Assistance Center Food Pantry

Cumming Home Ministries

The Drake House

Duluth Co-Op

MUST Ministries Mobile Pantry

North Fulton Community Charities

Open Hand - Meal Packing and Delivery

The Place of Forsyth

Volunteer Gwinnett

Never Alone Food Pantry

Meals by Grace

Community Assistance Center - Roswell Rd.

Community Assistance Center - South Sandy Springs

Trees Atlanta


Humanity First USA Duluth Food Pantry

House of Hope

American Red Cross Atlanta 


Ways to Get Involved

Walks – Awareness and fundraising walks held throughout the year include: March of Dimes (Babies), Relay for Life (Cancer), Race for the Cure (Breast Cancer), Light the Night (Leukemia), Heart Walk, Arthritis Walk and the Alzheimer's Walk.

Drives – An ongoing opportunity to donate to those in the community who are in need. Drives collect donations for blood, food, cell phones, school supplies, children’s books, personal care items and clothing.

Community Partnership Projects – Some of the many projects offered include mentoring, adopting a shelter, feeding the homeless, assisting at community events, and playing bingo with seniors.

Employee Giving Campaign – Annually, Northside Hospital Employees generously donate to improve the lives of patients, fellow employees and the local community by donating to the Northside Hospital Foundation, Shares Help Employee/Retiree Emergency Relief Fund, Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation, and the United Way.

Find Volunteer Opportunities in the Community

You can find many volunteer opportunities online at JustServe, Hands on Atlanta, and Volunteer Match.  There are also opportunities to volunteer at Northside’s Month of ServiceNorthside Foundation events, and Northside sponsored events. These opportunities are promoted in the Northside internal newsletter, Northside Life.