From the Volunteering in America website

Volunteering in Atlanta, GA


Statistics for this area were collected within the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Major cities in this MSA include Atlanta, GA; Sandy Springs, GA; and Marietta, GA




The bullets below are all based on an average using 2008 to 2010 data


  • 1.1 million volunteers
  • 26.4% of residents volunteer – ranking them 29th within the 51 large cities
  • 154.5 million hours of service
  • 36.6 hours per resident – ranking them 15th within the 51 large cities
  • $3.3 billion of service contributed
And the best part… The Alpha Zeta chapter of Omega Phi Alpha contributes to that 154.5 million hours of service!