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2022 AAH! health event: blood drive & cpr training 

Partnering with the American Red Cross, we held our annual blood drive. With 32 donors, the event can contribute to saving the lives of up to 96 people. Thank you to those who contributed to addressing today's significant blood supply shortage!

There is currently an extreme shortage of blood needed for lifesaving transfusions, and the Red Cross is crucial in solving this issue. Even one donation can save up to three lives. A blood transfusion is needed every two seconds, and there is never enough supply to meet demand. 

Cards for kids event

Cardz For Kidz is a global non-profit organization dedicated to providing support, smiles, and encouragement to children, families, seniors, and veterans in hospitals, schools, and senior living. To support their mission, AAH held a card making event with students, parents, and others, making over 140 cards with 60 volunteers. A big thank you to everyone who supported us!

Organized by Elly Kang (co-founder) and Medha Gunda (Alpharetta Local Chapter head and Community Outreach Director)

ADOPT-A-MILE PROGRAM (Cobb County Govt.)

American Assimilation Helpline! Inc. has been a proud supporter of the Cobb County Keep Cobb Beautiful Adopt-A-Mile program. AAH! has officially adopted about a mile of Indian Hills Parkway, Marietta GA-30068. Clean-ups are held at every quarter first Sunday.  It’s not glamorous work, but it’s great to see our neighborhood clean and neat. And each time we clean up our mile, there seems to be less trash to collect, so we are confident that we are making a difference. AAH! Adopt a mile program is an excellent way for groups to work together to keep Cobb beautiful. Cobb County has been reputed as one of the most attractive communities in the Southeast. Let’s preserve this attribute!

What to Expect

  • Usually, it takes less than an hour for volunteers to pick up the trash that has accumulated and collect the orange bags in a central location for the county to pick up.

  • Bags, latex gloves, and safety vests are provided.

  • Covid-19 precautions are observed! We provide masks and we keep our distance.

  • Wear sturdy shoes or boots and bring gloves if you’d rather not use the latex gloves we provide.

  • Children under 13 are not allowed on the cleanups for safety reasons. Children 13 and over must be accompanied by an adult.

american cancer society:
making strides against breast cancer

American Assimilation Helpline! Inc. took part in American Cancer Society's breast cancer event in Atlantic City. We can't wait to be involved in more initiatives to take more steps towards a cure for a cancer!

I am a sophomore at Campbell High School. I am currently part of Grassroots Law Project, Georgia Youth Justice Coalition, and Fair Fight Action. Grassroots Law Project is an organization that combines grassroots organizing with legal expertise to combat racial inequality. Within this group, I serve as a student lead. I instruct and mobilize over 1,000 students from all around the world to organize against racial injustice in their own schools by giving them resources, directing them to training, and answering questions. Georgia Youth Justice Coalition is a group of students that are registering voters, organizing youth-led canvassing programs across Atlanta, training and paying young organizers, and leading voter information campaigns. My role is an outreach leader. I reach out to other organizers across the nation, building connections and partnerships to boost our fight and vision. For Fair Fight Action, I participate in text and phone banks to notify and persuade voters to act on important issues relevant to them, such as calling their senators to vote "no" to voter suppression laws or to share their own experiences of voter suppression. School activities that I am involved in are Student Government Association, Beta Club, and the International Baccalaureate Leadership Team Committee. Following the Atlanta Spa shootings, I led the effort by the No Place for Hate campaign in out school to organize against AAPI hate and discrimination of any kind. Lastly, I have my own initiative that aims to combat health inequities caused by COVID-19 by providing supplies and support to underserved medical clinics.

Hi, I’m Maia Gillen, and I am currently a senior at Wheeler High School’s Magnet program in Marietta, Georgia. I’m very involved in my high school community: I am on the varsity flag football and soccer teams, I am the social media executive for my magnet program, I am in my Women’s Empowerment club, and many others! I love to volunteer and help people learn. I have the most experience as a math tutor, but I excel in a wide variety of subjects.

Hello! My name is Caroline Alligood, and I am currently a Junior at Lassiter High School in Marietta, Georgia. I am a member of Lassiter's Newspaper team and I enjoy volunteering in the community. My strengths are English, Social Studies, Intro Spanish, Elementary English, and Middle school English.

Hello, my name is kumba. I currently argent wheeler high school, I am a freshman and I attend a class named avid. I am also in many different clubs as black students union and wheeler helping hands. I also do plan on doing flag football.

Very excited to tutor and have a lot of experience teaching students

Hey! My name is Rasin and I'm a senior at Wheeler High School in Marietta, Georgia. I have taken many AP sciences and maths, from chemistry to statistics, and many other social studies and language courses. I am confident in teaching any intro level ACT course and math/english/social studies course

My name is Shrikar Kolla and I am 16 years old. I am a 10th grader at Wheeler High School (in the Magnet program) in Georgia. I am interested in computer science and engineering as I have taken AP Comp Sci Principles in which I learned Python and an engineering class. I am planning to take another engineering class and AP Comp Sci A i n junior year to persue my interests. Additionally, I have done robotics (FRC) for two years which has helped spark an interest in robotics and engineering. Some other clubs I participate in are Cross Country, Boy Scouts, andVolunteering Clubs. I am also strong in math and science.

I am a rising junior at Wheeler High School in the Magnet program. I have been a member of AAH for a year now and have enjoyed tutoring for this organization. I am so glad to have the opportunity to be able to spread my knowledge to help others around the world. My academic background consists of college level classes in areas such as Chemistry, Physics, and Math and I have taken foreign language classes up until Spanish 4. I have had lots of volunteering experience with numerous organizations such as Words of Thanks and National Honor Society and participated in my schools own clubs such as Helping Hands, Environmental Club, and HOSA where I have done volunteer work for my community. Outside of school organizations I volunteer at my neighborhood swim meets. Some of the classes I have taken include: AP Computer Science Principles, Honors Geometry, Honors Algebra II, Acc Pre-Calc, Magnet Biology, Magnet Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, and Spanish 1 through Spanish 4.

My name is Lakshmi Valliyappan, and I am a rising senior at the Center for Advanced Studies at Wheeler High School. I am completely multiple rigorous Advanced Placement courses in all the core subject areas, including but not limited to AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP English Language, AP US History, etc. I have volunteered with AAH for three years and have volunteered with the Shooting Stars Foundation- an organization that promote the college education of underprivileged students through academic camps- for three years. I have tutored a wide variety of subjects including English, Math, and Science. I love working with young minds and would be honored to participate in this internship!

My name is Mayla Merhai, I am a student at Wheeler Highschool and I am in the Magnet STEM program. I love science and some of the advanced high school science classes I have taken are, biology, AP Chemistry, AP physics and AP Computer Science Principles. I am also pursuing the Spanish pathway at my school and I am going to take AP Spanish next year. I am an repetitive award winner in Model UN, including one award at Harvard Model UN conference.

My name is Alaina Jean, freshman in the international studies magnet program. My favorite academic subject is Science. I have been playing cello for four years, and I enjoy art.

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