About HOTC

Our Mission

Our mission is to connect citizens as volunteers to non-profit and community agencies, needs, and service opportunities in Thomas County, Georgia. We do so through daily volunteer opportunities and signature Annual Events & Programs which promote community involvement and empowerment. No matter your age, background, abilities, or schedule, there is a volunteer opportunity for you. HOTC can help get you connected!

About Us

In 2003, HOTC was founded by Mrs. Alston Watt with a simple goal: to help people navigate the many needs and non-profits in Thomas County. Every day, we help match individuals, families, businesses and groups to appropriate volunteer projects. We also partner with the many local non-profits and community agencies to promote their mission and help fulfill their volunteer needs.

What began as one person with a vision and one big volunteer event day has evolved into a community-wide movement with 11 annual volunteer programs and event days. Over the past 17 years, HOTC has placed more than 36,000 volunteers at 2150 project sites benefiting 118,000 individuals and non-profits. That’s a lot of good! Be a part of it…join hands with us today. Watch our latest video to learn more.

Watch video to learn more about what we do at HOTC.

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Angela Kiminas
Executive Director

Ali Harvey
Programs & Events Director

2020 - 21
Board of Directors

Ed Millere | New Hire Solutions, Chair
Mark Lowe | Archbold, Vice-Chair
Brian Wortman | Consultant, Treasurer
Tangela Hayes | FPL Industries, Secretary

Joe Cargile | Whitehurst, Blackburn & Warren
Scott Chastain
| Everfan
Andrea Collins
| Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce
Jason Harpe | CCH Construction
April Norton | Downtown Thomasville Main Street
Laura Pike | Retired DJJ
Andy Semones | Southern Regional Technical College
Stephan Thompson | CNSnext
Lauren Adele Vann | Adele Creative
Eric Ward | Thomasville National Bank
Blake Williams | Clean Star Janitorial Services
Lisa Williams |Thomas County Schools

What's Happening

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    Project Impact Summer Service Camp

      We’re currently working on exciting and fun projects for 2021, but this will give you an idea of what we do during camp: Click here to see a sample schedule.Click here to read about (and see pictures of) our most recent week of camp. TEACHERS! Help your students get a head start on their […]

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    MLK Service Day 2021 Recap

    More than 100 volunteers spent this federal holiday, and national day of service, helping others by completing DIY, virtual, and in-person projects in honor of the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Locally, project sites focused on food insecurity, homelessness, and literacy. Check out some project highlights and photos below. “Not everybody can be […]

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    MLK Service Day 2021

    Join Student Hands On Thomas County on Monday, January 18 from 9:00 a.m. to noon in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On this national day of service, Americans of every age and background celebrate Dr. King through service projects that reflect the basic tenets of his life’s work: eradicating hunger and poverty, promoting […]

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    Family Volunteer Day 2020 Recap

    On Family Volunteer Day, families of all shapes and sizes, and volunteers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come together to serve the community. Family Volunteer Day on November 7, 2020 focused on giving thanks to veterans. With Veterans Day on November 11, it seemed especially appropriate that we bring awareness to the […]

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    HOTC Day 2020 Recap

    One Day. One Community. One Mission — Do Good! A big hands-on thank you to our HOTC Day 2020 Presenting Sponsor THIS JUST IN! HOTC DAY BY THE NUMBERS… 776 volunteers ~ 3104 hours ~ 32 agencies ~ 46 project sites ~ ~ 5903 individuals served Thank you Thomas County! Not even a pandemic can […]

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