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Because when Latinos thrive, Georgia Prospers

Your donation directly supports the annual work of the Latin American Association and it’s one-stop shop service model that looks to bring the American dream to life by providing the tools Latinos in Georgia need to achieve self-sufficiency.

Monthly giving

Become a consistent supporter of the LAA’s mission to empower Latinos to adapt, integrate and thrive. As a monthly donor, your contribution ensures we are able to bring the American dream to life by providing the resources, support and community that Latinos need to embark on their journey of prosperity.


Through volunteering with the Latin American Association, you can use your skills to help people who are learning a new language, trying to put food on the table, starting a new business, and much more!

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Organize a fundraiser

Looking for ways to make a real impact in the lives of our incredible Latino community? Get ready to roll up your sleeves and organize heartwarming fundraising events that will light up lives and bring hope to those in need.

1. Host a canned food drive at your company (Year-round)
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Throughout the year, let's kick-start the compassion with a company-wide canned food drive! Nourish souls and alleviate hunger by collecting non-perishable items that will make a world of difference for Latino families facing food insecurity.
2. Host a diaper drive for moms and babies in need (Year-round)
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Nothing touches hearts like the laughter of babies! Organize a heartwarming diaper drive, supporting moms and little ones in need, making parenthood a little brighter for Latino families.
3. Create a homeless care package for our client-facing homelessness
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For those facing homelessness, let's show them they are not alone! Assemble care packages filled with essentials, warmth, and kindness to remind them they are cared for and valued.
4. Host a school supply drive for students in need (July/August)
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Education is the key to success! In July and August, host a school supply drive to empower young Latino students with the tools they need to excel in their studies and dream big!
5. Host a toy drive for our Spirit of Giving Holiday Toy Drive (November/December)
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Bring the magic of the holiday season to life with a spirited toy drive! As the year comes to a close, join our Spirit of Giving Holiday Toy Drive, making sure every Latino child experiences the joy of unwrapping a special gift.

Become a sponsor

Sponsor our signature events.

For more information regarding sponsorships opportunities, please reach out to Whitney Gillis-LeHew at

Donate in honor or memory

Honor a colleague, remember a loved one, or celebrate a special occasion with a tribute gift that empowers Latinos to adapt, integrate and thrive.

  • Honor someone special
  • Celebrate a special occasion
  • In memoriam
  • Donate your birthday on Facebook

In-kind donations

In-kind donations can most benefit our organization with food supplies to alleviate food insecurity. Our food pantry needs the most the following items:

Non-Perishable Food Items:

  • Canned vegetables (corn, peas, green beans, etc.)
  • Canned fruits (pineapple, peaches, fruit cocktail, etc.)
  • Canned proteins (tuna, chicken, beans, etc.)
  • Canned soups and stews
  • Pasta and pasta sauces
  • Rice and grains (quinoa, couscous, etc.)
  • Breakfast items (cereal, oatmeal, granola bars)
  • Nut butter (peanut butter, almond butter)

Baby and Infant Items:

  • Baby formula
  • Baby food jars or pouches
  • Diapers (all sizes) and baby wipes

Personal Care Items:

  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Soap (bar soap and liquid soap)
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Toilet paper

Hygiene Products

  • Feminine hygiene products (pads and tampons)
  • Razors and shaving cream

School Snacks and Supplies:

  • Snack items suitable for children’s school lunches
  • Notebooks, pens, pencils, and other school supplies

Cooking Essentials:

  • Cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Spices and seasonings

Reusable Shopping Bags:

  • Provide reusable shopping bags for clients to carry their groceries home.

Monetary Donations or Gift Cards:

  • Monetary donations allow food pantries to purchase items in bulk or address specific needs. Gift cards to grocery stores can also be helpful for purchasing fresh produce and perishable items.

Special Holiday Items:

  • During holiday seasons, consider donating specific holiday-related items like turkey or ham for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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