VOTE: What is the best local charity in Atlanta?

  • Jen West
  • For the AJC
12:42 p.m Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 Best of Atlanta
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter talk things over at the house site they’re working on at a Habitat for Humanity build in Memphis last year. Photo: courtesy Habitat for Humanity.

Atlanta is a city that upholds the spirit of generosity and giving year-round.

This week's Best of Atlanta poll wants to know which local charities are closest to your heart.

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Where can you donate your hard-earned dollars and time that will make the biggest impact?

Below is just a quick overview of the many deserving charities that help make Atlanta a better place to live for all.

As the holidays near, a special donation or gift of service might be all a local charity needs to make a difference in our community. 

Vote for your favorite local charity below, or nominate it in the comments. 

If you’d like to submit a write-in nominee, please email your pick to