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Georgia Shares

Georgia SharesFounded in 1992, given federal tax-exempt status in 1993 and Georgia tax-exempt status in 1995, the mission of Georgia Shares is to foster social change for all Georgians by raising funds from workplace-giving programs for its twenty member agencies whose services focus on HIV/AIDS, the arts, social change, and women's programs. Georgia Shares has one part-time staff person, and is governed by a Georgia-based board of directors that consists of a representative from member organizations and community members.

Current member agencies include:

AIDS Athens

AID Gwinnett

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity

Athens Area Homeless Shelter

Athens Justice Project

Athens Land Trust

Atlanta Lesbian Health Initiative


Cat Zip Alliance—Campus Cats (Athens)

Charis Circle

Children First

Community Advanced Practice Nurses

Family Connection – Communities in Schools/Whatever It Takes (Athens)

Feminist Women’s Health Center

First African Community Development Corp.

Fund for Southern Communities

Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition Fund

Georgia Equality

Grady Rape Crisis Center

Health Initiative, The

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Athens

Men Stopping Violence


Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence

Youth Pride