MLK Day of Service
This January 21st, join the City of Chattanooga, and thousands of community volunteers as we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through service.
This year we will be focusing our efforts on service projects throughout Chattanooga as well as collaborating with other nonprofits and community organizations around our city.
Follow this link to sign up to volunteer or donate supplies.
“Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve" - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Back To School Drive
We’re super excited to have partnered with HomeBound Books to support Orchard Knob Elementary as teachers, students, and parents prepared for a new school year!
School supplies can be expensive. So we came together as one community to show love, lessen a burden for others, and encourage some very wonderful people by partnering with three beloved local businesses (The Feed Co., 423 St. Francis, and Sluggo's) to collect school supply donations.
Thank you so very much to each and everyone involved. You helped make an impact that you may never fully understand!
*stay hydratedThis Summer we are experiencing record-breaking heat in Chattanooga, and we want to give everyone the opportunity to *stay hydrated. Hydration is a necessity that most take for granted, but remains the key in making it through this season safely.
Our friends in need don't have immediate access to water, and we want to change that. We ask that you donate whatever you can, to ensure our fellow citizens have the means to stay hydrated. We are going to provide durable and sustainable aluminum water bottles to 100 precious souls, as a form of encouragement showing that someone cares for their wellbeing.
We also plan to keep their water bottles filled all summer. So lets come together to increase empathy in our city, by expressing care and concernfor others. Thank you for reading, and we hope that you may be encouraged and inspired to give and serve in some way!
- each Tuesday + Saturday until 8/4, from 1-3pm we will be meeting at Olivet Baptist Church (740 E M L King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN) to begin our outreach.
- we will need volunteers to distribute water bottles to those in need.
- we will need weekly volunteers to serve water, gatorade, and encouragement to those in need.
- we will be focused on building relationships with the ones we serve, in order to lay the foundation for a long term positive impact.
- venmo - modernhippieus
- cash app - modernhippieus
- gofundme campaign - https://www.gofundme.com/stay-hydrated-free-water
Fox Chattanooga - Modern Hippie Project
Nooga Today - New nonprofit aims to engage young generations, transform views on community service
The Chattanoogan - Modern Hippie Presents *stay hydrated
Keep Chattanooga Beautiful
Litter is a global issue. It's unhealthy, expensive, and harmful. To do our part in addressing and reversing litter, we designed and implemented an initiative called Keep Chattanooga Beautiful. Through grassroots marketing we sought out volunteers to help keep scenic city safe and healthy. In the span of two days over 40 willing hearts helped to clear 1,500 pounds of litter! In order to achieve a long term impact we provided education to our volunteers that would empower them to take a stand against the litter problem, and supplied them with necessary tools needed to counter litter. Enterprise graciously supplied vehicles to transport volunteers as well as the litter and debris that was collected. Through this effort, the community was able to come together and shine for a great cause.
We want to extend a huge thanks to everyone played their part in keeping Chattanooga beautiful!
Keep Chattanooga Warm
In order to meet the needs of our friends in Chattanooga who were without warm clothing this Winter, we created a project called Keep Chattanooga Warm. We called upon the city to donate clothing items, that would in turn be distributed for free to anyone who needed them. With the help of four local businesses (Scout, The Woodshop, 423 St. Francis, and Sluggo's Vegetarian Cafe) which served as donation drop-off spots, we gathered over 600 items, which included coats, hats, scarves, gloves, and boots!
Thank you to everyone involved from those who donated, to those who helped spread the word about this project, and especially the businesses that willingly opened their doors for a good cause.
Thank you Chattanooga!
Battle of The DJs
Hip Hop Cha hosted the Battle of the DJs! A series of events that crowned the best DJ in Chattanooga. Through this series we worked with Hip Hop Cha and Community House Project to solicit donations for hurricane victims. Our portion of the door proceeds from the DJ Battle went toward the Hurricane Harvey relief effort!