News Releases

ATL Tech Gives Back To Be Held December 5th

Get in the holiday spirit by joining Atlanta's only open volunteer event for the technology and startup community

Nov 13, 2017

ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  ATL Tech Gives Back, a day-long event intended to harness Atlanta's passionate technology community for greater good, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Hosted by social service platform Community Bucket and startup technology publication Hypepotamus, and powered by Cox Enterprises, the quarterly event will allow 130 volunteers to give back through three different service projects with Atlanta nonprofits.

Since its inception this year, ATL Tech Gives Back has engaged 300+ attendees from technology companies ranging from enterprise to startup in volunteer projects with four community nonprofits.

On December 5, participants will have the option to work with one of three nonprofits: Park Pride, Trees Atlanta, or Crossroads Atlanta.

"This will be the 3rd quarterly event for ATL Tech Gives Back, and I'm floored at how the tech community has really shown up for Atlanta," said Jacey Lucus, President of Community Bucket. "These companies, from startups to some of the city's biggest enterprises, have such a strong desire to support the non-profit sector and have fun while doing it. With this event series, Community Bucket has been able to increase our impact tremendously for each of the partners we work with."

The schedule for the day is as follows:

  • Volunteers meet at service project location: 12:30 p.m.
  • Service project: 12:30-3 p.m.
  • Social gathering at Techstars Atlanta, Ponce City Market 3-5 p.m.

Cox Enterprises is the title sponsor of ATL Tech Gives Back. Atlanta Tech Village, the country's fourth-largest startup hub, is also a sponsor of the December event.

Tickets for ATL Tech Gives Back are $15 and include admission and supplies for volunteer project, food and drinks at social, and a t-shirt. Enterprises, startup incubators, and co-working spaces are also able to purchase tickets as a group by contacting info@communitybucket.com.

For more details on ATL Tech Gives Back, please visit the event website here. Participants are invited to join in on the conversation via #ATLTechGivesBack on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

About Community Bucket:

Community Bucket is all about improving Atlanta – encouraging more volunteerism, creating more interesting ways to meet people, and tapping into the power of crowds to create positive change. Community Bucket started in the Summer of 2012 with a clear and simple mission – Service Made Social – and the vision to transform how the millennial generation connects in this city. The organization just celebrated its' 5th anniversary, and has since exceeded 12,000 service hours with more than 2,500 passionate volunteers.To learn more or get involved, visit communitybucket.com.

About Cox Enterprises:

Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues exceeding $20 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms). The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America.

About Hypepotamus:

Fueled by the same entrepreneurial spirit that drives the folks we cover, Hypepotamus generates awareness about the south's innovative tech & creative community to retain local talent by connecting them with opportunities. Hypepotamus.com is the go-to source of news, events, job listings and resources for the flourishing southern tech industry. We showcase the students, innovators, companies and venture capitalists that are proud to call it home.


SOURCE Cox Enterprises

For further information: Holly Beilin, holly@hypepotamus.com

Print Email RSS
print email rss