Members were able to continue to be virtual mentors and tutors for victims of sexual exploitation through Wellspring Living which has a location in Johns Creek. And although a pro-am tennis event raised funds in August, COVID caused the cancellation of the big fundraising gala. But despite this setback, Matt said the guild is still a way to bring people together to do good works.
“When someone moves into the community, it’s a way to connect and meet others,” she said. “Some want to give time and hours of volunteering. We have members who can come with a friend and others who never come to a meeting – they prefer to be involved.
This personal aspect appealed to Matt, a member for eight years.
“I joined because I wanted to touch people’s lives and see that happen, rather than just donating money,” she said. “Socialization is another factor: I met several people in the community. But hands-on mentoring is important to me.
Information about the Charity Guild of Johns Creek is online theCGJC.org.
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