In the Community

Serving our neighbors to create a better community

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We believe our community can be better because we're here.

We all want to create a better world around us, but it’s hard to know where to begin. Decatur City partners with great nonprofits across the eastside of Atlanta to help you make a difference where it matters most.

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Be Rich

Every year Decatur City joins with churches across the country to participate in Be Rich, our annual giving and serving campaign. Since 2007, people have given over $59 million dollars and over 500,000 service hours toward local and global causes through Be Rich.

Be Rich 2020 Recap
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Our Community Partners

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The Decatur Education Foundation (DEF)

DEF works to shrink the opportunity gap in Decatur by providing kids with whatever they need to be successful inside and outside the classroom. Visit their website.

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Our House

Our House enriches the lives of children and families experiencing homelessness with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Visit their website.

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Friends of Refugees

Friends of Refugees serves the community of Clarkston by empowering refugees through opportunities for well-being, education, and employment. Visit their website.


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Indian Creek Elementary

Indian Creek is located in Clarkston, Georgia and serves a majority refugee community. With students from over 40 countries, speaking more than 45 languages, they inspire kids to excel and become lifetime learners. Visit their website.



MedShare is dedicated to improving people’s quality of life through recovering unused medical supplies and equipment and redistributing them to those most in need. Visit their website.

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Refuge Coffee Co.

Refuge Coffee Co. exists to serve the global community in Clarkston through coffee-related job creation, job training, social networking, and commerce. Visit their site.

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Wylde Center

The mission of Wylde Center is to educate, cultivate environmental stewardship, and build community through local greenspaces. Visit their website.

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Frazer Center

Frazer Center works to create inclusive communities by fostering educational, vocational, and social opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. Visit their website.

Check out the impact your generosity is making!

See your impact in action.
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Decatur City Serves 2019 Recap
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