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Volunteer Publishing, LLC strives to promote volunteerism, philanthropy and community involvement in Fayette and Coweta counties in Georgia. Our website and social media posts focus exclusively on the work of non-profits and service organizations. Lots of people are doing lots of good things and we’re here to tell their stories.

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The Story So Far

The Story So Far

Once upon a time – in March, 2009 – I published the first issue of Fayette-Coweta Volunteer newspaper. It was a free, bi-monthly, 24-page paper distributed across both counties. It covered nothing but the work of non-profits and service organizations in Fayette and Coweta and its ... [Read more]

Additional Online Sources

Additional Online Sources

Make your support of community non-profits really count: focus locally and choose wisely. Here are some online resources to help.     Give Local Give Local is a national initiative with a user-friendly website that automatically shows information on non-profits that’s customized to your ... [Read more]

School Helps Homeless Animals

School Helps Homeless Animals

  In December, the Interact Club at Counterpane Montessori School in Fayetteville filled Christmas stockings with treats for homeless animals in ... [Read more]

DAR Honors the Constitution

DAR Honors the Constitution

This month we celebrate the 226th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 delegates from the 13 colonies. This celebration of America’s ... [Read more]

Rotary Club Aids Disadvantaged Children

Rotary Club Aids Disadvantaged Children

Recently the Rotary Club of Peachtree City presented a check in support of the “Shop with a Sheriff” program. The six-year-old program collects donations ... [Read more]

Eagle Scout Improves Field of Hope

Eagle Scout Improves Field of Hope

Jacob Neils of Boy Scout Troop #75 in Peachtree City recently completed his Eagle Scout Project which took a year to finish. He constructed six Americans ... [Read more]

Coweta Master Gardeners Hold October Plant Sale

Coweta Master Gardeners Hold October Plant Sale

The Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers (MGEVs) will hold their Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, October 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the ... [Read more]

Alzheimer’s Walk Returns in October

Alzheimer's Walk Returns in October

The Southern Crescent Walk To End Alzheimer’s will be held in Peachtree City on Saturday, October 5. The event draws participants, volunteers, and supporters ... [Read more]

Square Foot Ministry Build Helps Veteran

Square Foot Ministry Build Helps Veteran

Square Foot Ministry (SFM) will conduct a Veterans Day build on Saturday, November 10 in Cleveland, Georgia for the James Wood family. Georgian Wood served ... [Read more]

Firefighters Honored at Silent Heroes Event

Firefighters Honored at Silent Heroes Event

At a dinner and awards ceremony in September, Joe O’Conor, Interim Fire Chief for the Peachtree City Fire Department, received the 2013 Firefighter Silent ... [Read more]

Fayette Senior Services Expands Race

Fayette Senior Services Expands Race

To help deal with the challenging economic climate, Fayette Senior Services (FSS) is transforming what would be their fourth annual fundraising run/walk ... [Read more]

DREAMWeavers Aids Immigrant Community

DREAMWeavers Aids Immigrant Community

DREAMWeavers Atlanta provides free GED classes, immigration assistance, and low-income housing for communities in Fayette and Clayton Counties. Learning ... [Read more]

Free Expo Offers Resources for Summer Activities

Free Expo Offers Resources for Summer Activities

Fayette FACTOR and Southside Support sponsored a free community resource fair and family fun event to help parents discover local summer programs for youngsters. ... [Read more]

Thrift Stores: Great Bargains for Great Causes

Thrift Stores: Great Bargains for Great Causes

Shopping at non-profit thrift and resale stores is a Win-Win-Win. It stretches dollars, keeps useable items out of landfills, and benefits worthy causes. ... [Read more]