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HOTC Day Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor 1915 South I Ashley

Join HOTC, and your friends and neighbors for the 19th Annual HOTC Day. Participate in volunteer projects and activities all over Thomas County! Volunteer registration will open in September. 

As a thank you, all volunteers receive a FREE HOTC t-shirt and lunch. But most importantly, you will reap the rewards of doing good for others! Scroll down to learn more.

Event Date & Time

October 22, 2022 | 9:00AM – 2:00PM

See the recap and pictures from our most recent HOTC Day here.

Choose Your HOTC Day Volunteer Experience! Volunteer registration Opens In September!


Independent Projects Do-It-Yourself and Online Options

Perfect for individuals and families, or those who are not comfortable volunteering in groups or at a site.


Traditional Projects In-Person and Outdoor Options

These projects are geared toward groups,  families, and individuals who are comfortable volunteering with others or at a project site. RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 12 AND UP.


Childcare Available For HOTC Day Volunteers

Volunteers with young children who are unable to attend a project site due to safety reasons can work on age-appropriate projects at the Y.
FOR AGES 2-11.



Give Blood

Your donation could save lives! Give blood on the Big Red Bus at the Cherokee Lake Rose Garden between 9am – 2pm. 


Tool Drive

Volunteers need the right tools and supplies to get the job done right. Make an in-kind donation to support the cause!

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If your Business or Organization that would like to be an HOTC Day Sponsor, click to donate online by 9/30. 


Thomas County residents are invited to pick up a free tree at Cherokee Lake! Click image to learn more.

Join us at the Celebration Luncheon at Cherokee Lake. Click image to see all the fun happenings.

All Annual Programs & Events

Everyone is invited to join us at our programs and signature volunteer events throughout the year. There is something for everyone!

<strong>19th annual HOTC Day</strong>

19th annual HOTC Day

Uniting through service! OCTOBER 22, 2022
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<strong>Family Volunteer Day</strong>

Family Volunteer Day

Strengthening bonds through service. NOVEMBER 5, 2022
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<strong>MLK Service Day</strong>

MLK Service Day

Enacting change through service. JANUARY 16, 2023
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<strong>Hands On Heroes</strong>

Hands On Heroes

Nominate your volunteer heroes! DEADLINE MARCH 15
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<strong>Volunteer Week</strong>

Volunteer Week

Celebrating service and volunteers! APRIL 22-29, 2023
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<strong>Cheers For Volunteers</strong>

Cheers For Volunteers

Recognizing volunteers! APRIL 25, 2023
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<strong>Project Impact</strong>

Project Impact

Summer service camp! JUNE 5-9, 2023
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<strong>Manna Drops</strong>

Manna Drops

Free food distributions. YEAR-ROUND.
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Special Thanks To These Valued Sponsors

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