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Season of Giving: Ways to volunteer this holiday season

ATLANTA -- Throughout the month of December, we've had viewers reaching out to ask how they can donate or volunteer this holiday season.

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So we asked for your input: what are your favorite volunteer opportunities? What are some charities doing good work for others? We've compiled a list with plenty of options to keep you busy through the new year and beyond:

Atlanta Day Shelter
What: stuffing gift bags for homeless women
When: Thursday, Dec. 22 and Friday, Dec. 23
Contact: 404-351-5532 (Judy Barge) or www.atlantadayshelter.org.

SafeHouse Outreach
What: Christmas Time in the City (brunch for underserved families)
When: Christmas Day (must sign up by Friday, Dec. 23)
Contact: 404-523-2221 or www.safehouseoutreach.org

Diaper Bank of Greater Atlanta
What: collecting baby diapers and disposable underwear for adults
Where: 1600 Kennesaw Due West Rd. Suite 204, Kennesaw
Contact: 404-910-3242 or www.thediaperbankofgreateratlanta.org.

Hero Box
What: sending care boxes to deployed soldiers
When: year-round
Contact: 1-866-999-HERO or www.herobox.org

Winship Cancer Institute Patient Assistance Fund
What: donations to help families off-set cost of cancer treatment
When: year-round
Contact: 404-778-5175 or www.cancer.emory.edu

Atlanta Diaper Relief
What: donate diapers for needy parents
Where: 730 Fairgate Rd. SW, Marietta (Princeton Academy)
Contact: 770-310-0046 or www.atlantadiaperrelief.org