On behalf of Friends of English Avenue, we would like to personally thank you for volunteering your time at our Earth Day on English Avenue event. This 2-day community-wide beautification project could not have been a success without your help and the help of many others who volunteered their time.  We were able to engage close to 1,000 volunteers for this event! Impact Because of your efforts, we were able to make a tremendous impact in the 60-block neighborhood of English Avenue, to include: Cleaning…Continue Reading “Thank You!”

The nonprofit Friends of English Avenue and the Captain Planet Foundation have joined forces to organize one of the biggest clean-up efforts in Atlanta’s history on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 in conjunction with Earth Day. 1,000 volunteers are expected to gather over the two-day event, which will include service projects, such as street clean-ups and beautification, as well as 5K and 1K Fun Runs through the English Avenue community.  Participating sponsors include Laura and Rutherford Seydel and the Lanier-Goodman Foundation.  Proceeds from the event…Continue Reading “Friends of English Avenue and Captain Planet Foundation Team for Earth Day 2017 Cleanup!”

The mission of Friends of English Avenue is to make the English Avenue community a safer and better place to live through greenspace development and public safety initiatives, improving the broader community of Atlanta through justice, generosity, and virtue. This Earth Day, join us in bringing our mission to life as we clean and beautify the streets of English Avenue. This unique volunteer experience is a great way to make new friends and explore the English Avenue community. Please follow and like us:

Join Us for our First-Ever Earth Day on English Avenue! THE EVENT This April, Friends of English Avenue – in partnership with the Captain Planet Foundation – will host its inaugural Earth Day on English Avenue! The two-day event will take place Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, featuring a Community Clean Up (April 21st & 22nd as presented by Friends of English Avenue) and the Earth Day 5K and Kid’s Fun Run (Saturday morning the 22nd as presented by Captain Planet Foundation). Proceeds…Continue Reading “News + Events”