A Pancake Take on Apple Pie

The Original Pancake House lives up to its name with its signature dish—the apple pancake. This creation combines the tartness of Granny Smith apples with an egg-based German batter that is dusted with cinnamon sugar, which bakes into a delicious glaze. Details: 5530 Windward Pkwy., Ste. 120A., pancakesalpharetta.com

South African Tacos

Take your taste buds on a trip to South Africa with the peri-peri prawn tacos at Biltong Bar at Avalon. The giant prawns come topped with a spicy aioli made with traditional peri-peri hot sauce, mango pico de Gallo and avocado on house-made flour tortillas. Details: 700 Avalon Blvd., biltong-bar.com

Volunteer with Children’s Restoration Network

Children’s Restoration Network provides physical, emotional and financial support to Atlanta’s homeless mothers and children, assisting thousands of families every year. You can help their mission by volunteering to help at their many community events or provide behind-the-scenes assistance with IT work, administrative skills and more. Details: 11285 Elkins Rd., Ste. C-4., childrn.org my

Help Kids with High-Functioning Autism

You don’t have to be there in person to positively impact the lives of youngsters with high-functioning autism spectrum (HFAS) disorders. Erin’s Hope for Friends, a nonprofit that helps HFAS teens and young adults build bonds, has a plethora of volunteer opportunities, including the chance to chat, play games and more during weekly virtual hangouts. Details: 11940 Alpharetta Hwy., […]

Make a Difference with Glitter of Hope

For over a decade, the Glitter of Hope Foundation has helped refugees embrace a new life in America. The organization uses every penny of its donations to provide basic necessities, fund quality education for youth and beyond. Do your part by volunteering to assist with education seminars, after-school tutoring, its spring carnival or website monitoring. Details: 2145 Duluth Hwy., Ste. A. glitterofhope.org

Foster Patient Paws Service Dogs

Dog lovers, Patient Paws Service Dogs, Inc. needs your help. By applying online to be a Puppy Raiser this spring/summer, you’ll help furry friends enhance the quality of life of someone in need. Volunteers house, teach, feed and love the dogs, while the organization provides training, guidance and support, and covers veterinary care costs. Details: […]

Be a Clean Water Advocate

Help solve the clean water crisis affecting millions of Kenyans and support Just One Africa, Inc. Through donations, volunteering, purchasing its fair-trade jewelry and other contributions, you can aid in providing fast-acting water filters that eliminate practically 100% of harmful bacteria and protozoa while also helping the organization improve the lives of vulnerable children. Details: […]