Atlanta, GA, July 21, 2023: Sprinkling Smiles, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading smiles and giving back to mankind, has launched a heartfelt food drive aimed at providing much-needed support to the homeless population in Atlanta. The campaign, aptly titled “Sprinkling Smiles, Spread Smiles through Food Distribution Drive,” aims to address the pressing issue of hunger while sprinkling smiles, spreading joy and compassion throughout the community. It is a monthly food drive to serve the community started by Sprinkling Smiles earlier this year.
is month Sprinkling Smiles partnered with Agarwal Samaj of Georgia to celebrate Juneteenth with homeless residents of Woodruff Park in Atlanta.
With the number of homeless individuals on the rise, access to nutritious meals has become an urgent concern. Recognizing the need to take action, Sprinkling Smiles has mobilized its passionate volunteers and local businesses to collect food donations that will directly benefit those in need.
The food drive, held on June 19th, sought to engage both individuals and organizations alike in contributing to this noble cause. Members of ASG participated by cooking fresh Indian food like rice, dal, and aloo curry. They were assisted by another set of volunteers who distributed the food at Woodruff Park.
Leading the initiative, Swati Agarwal, the founder of Sprinkling Smiles, expressed her determination to make a positive impact. “We believe that no one should go to bed hungry. Through this food drive, we hope to not only address the immediate need for food but also remind our homeless neighbors that they are seen and cared for,” Agarwal stated.
Collaboration lies at the heart of this endeavor, as Sprinkling Smiles has partnered with many local organizations to spread smiles across Atlanta.
The Sprinkling Smiles Food Drive has garnered overwhelming support from the community. Students and civic organizations have joined hands to amplify the impact of the initiative. The campaign has also gained attention on social media, with residents sharing stories and spreading the word using the hashtag #SprinkleSmiles.
Anil Bhagat, an IT Professional and active volunteer in the food drive, expressed his enthusiasm for the cause, stating, “Being part of this food drive has been a truly humbling experience. It’s heartwarming to see how our community comes together to support our less fortunate neighbors. Together, we can make a difference.”
As the food drive gains momentum, Sprinkling Smiles aims to raise awareness about the systemic issues that contribute to homelessness and hunger. Through their compassionate efforts, they hope to foster a sense of unity, inspiring others to take action and create lasting change within the community.
Sprinkling Smiles invites all residents to join their cause by donating food, volunteering their time, or spreading the word about the food drive. Together, we can brighten the lives of our homeless neighbors, one meal and one smile at a time.
The mission of Sprinkling Smiles is to spread happiness, joy, and positivity to individuals and communities worldwide. Its mission is driven by the belief that even the smallest acts of kindness can make a significant difference and contribute to a brighter, more connected world. Sprinkling Smiles has distributed more than 200,000 meals (including groceries) since starting in March 2020 and has committed to continue this.