Despite the stress, fatigue, mandatory clean-ups, and damage
(thankfully, for the most part, minimal in our community) of a major hurricane plowing through 10 days earlier, our non-profit partners and volunteers rallied and united for the 15th Annual HOTC Day on October 20, 2018. Click image for map of project sites
1350+ volunteers showed up and showed out at 65 different project sites benefiting 41 different non-profit and community agencies throughout Thomas County, not just on that one Saturday, but also during the week leading up to it, making it officially our first HOTC Day WEEK. We are always proud of our community, but even more so during this difficult time when people basically said, “We’re good. Life is good. Let’s get out and do the good things we’re supposed to…because we are fortunate enough to be able to do so.”
We are truly one community with one mission – do good! Click image for full-size view
Thank you to everyone who supported and participated in this amazing day of service – volunteers, non-profit partners, donors,and sponsors – especially our Presenting Sponsor
Ashley HomeStore! We couldn’t have asked for a better 15th anniversary present.
Scroll down to view pictures from the big day. You’ll also find more on our
Facebook and Instagram pages. Thank you to our photographers: Jesica Patton Photography, Rosalie Millere, and Summerhill Creative. You are welcome to share pictures for personal, non-commercial use. Thank You For Being A Community Of Volunteers!
Face painting @ Luncheon DST Crafts for a Cause in Meigs Second Harvest Organizing @ Boys & Girls Club TCS Peer Leadership @ Main Street Sweep TCMS Merit @ Second Harvest Face Painting @ Celebration Luncheon Birdsong Nature Center DST @ Celebration Luncheon Connection Packing disaster relief boxes If you didn’t hear them sing, you missed out! St. Luke @ Homeless Hookup TCCHS Chorale TCMS Merit @ Dog Park Manna Drop DST helping with t-shirts Delta Sigma Theta Thomasville Landmarks Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Cub Scouts Love our Sponsors! Mitchell Young Anderson Museum volunteers Thomasville Crossfit Rotary @ Vashti Post storm clean up @ Camp Pineywoods New Hire Solutions Family volunteering fun Vashti volunteers Thomasville Landmarks Cutting patterns @ Crafts for a Cause Happy 15th! Manna Drop MYA Museum Just a few of the items made by Virtuous Girls Virtuous Girls MYA Museum City of Thomasville project site Organizing Boys & Girls Club Crafts for a Cause @ You’re Maker Look at the dog toys made by JSL & YMCA volunteers More pine straw Celebration Luncheon @ Cherokee Lake Beautifying the Admin building Relaxing @ Cherokee Lake Boys & Girls Club Project Backyard TU Men’s Soccer 2018 HOTC Day banner DST The Connection Girl Scouts @ Manna Drop Volunteering is fun Homeless Hookup mat MYA Museum JSL @ YMCA Child Care Washing the bus Volunteers @ Amphitheater MYA Museum Making lots of cards for soldiers Project Backyard Thrive @ Camellia Gardens Virtuous Girls making cards Thomasville Crossfit Never to young to help paint Proud volunteers Y volunteers making dog toys Proud of thier hard work Cub Scout Pack 316 @ Camp Pineywoods Crafts for a Cause Working hard CCH Construction @ First Methodist Church Moving boards @ Birdsong Volunteering is fun Packing boxes @ Manna Drop C.H.A.R.T. volunteers Archbold @ Manna Drop Thanks PepsiCo B’nai Hebrew Cemetery Second Harvest Connection @ Legacy VIllage Birdsong Nature Center Mr. Ken Armstrong, Veteran Guest Speaker Second Harvest Making cards for soldiers @ Library Moving furniture @ Boys & Girls Club TCCHS Choral Dept. Cleaning the rails @ Legacy Village Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Dog Park New Hire Solutions @ Recycling Center Making plarn @ Homeless Hookup TU Mens Soccer at Sunrise Junior Service League @ CNS Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Thomasville Landmarks Sewing items for cancer patients JSL @ Downtown Bulbs Connection @ Legacy Village Getting it done @ Birdsong Hey yall! 2018 HOTC tshirt TCMS Merit @ Red Cross Holidays for Heroes Cleaning up Vashti Project Backyard Frontier Girls Picking up litter @ Dog Park Salvation Army Main Street Sweep Painting @ Landmarks TCMS Merit at Big Oak Painting @ Landmarks KTCB Rivers Alive FMBC Mission House Playing Bingo @ Legacy Village TU Men’s Soccer @ Sunrise Boys & Girls Club Cutting patterns TCMS Merit Rotarians at work Look at these young volunteers Crossfit @ Birdsong Nature Center Deliciousness from Dog World Brookwood FCA @ B’nai Hebrew Cemetery Mr. Armstrong speaking to volunteers @ Library Thomasville Landmarks Virtuous Girls stuffing pillows JSL @ YMCA Child Care Manna Drop Beautifying the Admin Office Vashti Cub Scout Pack 316 Manna Drop Cleaning up @ Camp Pineywoods All smiles here Thrive @ Camellia Gardens High five St. Luke ladies TU Men’s Soccer @ Sunrise Thank you Public Works for all your help Face painting fun Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Crafts for a Cause Post storm clean up TU Men’s Soccer @ Sunrise Legacy Village Salvation Army Birdsong Nature Center Family fun @ Celebration Luncheon TU Men’s Soccer @ Sunrise Garden fun Camellia Gardens Crafts for a Cause KTCB Rivers Alive Face painting @ Luncheon Enjoying Dog World hot dogs Hands On volunteers Making items @ You’re Maker TCMS Merit B’nai Hebrew Cemetery Cleaning the gardens @ Legacy Village Dog World TCMS Merit students Granada Garden Club Y volunteers making dog toys TCMS Merit @ Second Harvest Dog World delights Girl Scout getting her face painted TU Men’s Soccer @ Sunrise Pampering @ Camellia Gardens New Hire Solutions Crafts for a Cause Caldwell & Langford Second Harvest Rotary @ Vashti Cleaning up @ Recycling Center Lost Creek Forest Archbold & Girl Scouts @ Manna Drop Boys & Girls Club volunteers Pampering @ Camellia Gardens TU Mens Baseball in Metcalfe Painting the MYA Museum All smiles KTCB volunteers Keep Thomas County Beautiful Cleaning the Recycling Center sign Salvation Army Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Boys & Girls Club Thomasville Crossfit Rotary cleaning up Vashti Boys & Girls Club New Hire Solutions TJ Maxx @ Hands & Hearts for Horses MYA Museum Thank you Dog World Connection volunteers @ Legacy Village Chainsaw work Project Backyard Cleaning windows @ Boys & Girls Club Vashti Thomasville Crossfit Manna Drop Dog Park Packing boxes @ Manna Drop Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Laying pine straw TCMS Merit @ Rivers Alive TU Mens Soccer at Sunrise Lowe’s Heroes @ Mission House Making lots of cards for soldiers Crafts for a Cause Humane Society volunteers @ Luncheon TCMS Merit TU Mens Baseball in Metcalfe Post storm clean up