Alston & Bird
Alston & Bird passionately embraces the communities in which they live and work through their diverse slate of pro bono legal commitments and their varied community service efforts. Their volunteers work for systemic change in our legal system and for meaningful change in the lives of individuals.
Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter, LINKS, Incorporated
The Links, Incorporated, founded in 1946, is a women’s volunteer service organization committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African-Americans and other persons of African-American ancestry. Buckhead/Cascade City Chapter has been involved with Jerusalem House since their inception in 1995.
Joining Hearts was started in 1987 by a group of friends who saw a lack of housing for people living with HIV/AIDS in Atlanta. They decided to throw a party to raise money for a friend who needed some help, and Joining Hearts was born. Through their award-winning annual events, Joining Hearts has raised over $2.5 million for their beneficiaries.
Milton J. Little, Jr. – United Way of Greater Atlanta (partner in the Atlanta AIDS Fund)
Milton J. Little, Jr. became the first African-American President and CEO of United Way of Greater Atlanta, the second-largest in the national system, in July 2007. Altogether, he has helped raise more than half a billion dollars for local community needs and priorities.
Alicia Philipp – The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (partner in the Atlanta AIDS Fund)
Alicia Philipp was President/CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, a philanthropic anchor institution dedicated to strengthening the Atlanta region, for 40 years. The Foundation has given away more than $1.7 billion to nonprofit organizations during its existence. Alicia retired from the Foundation in 2020.
Evelyn G. Ullman, Co-Founder, Jerusalem House, Inc.
In 1988, Evelyn, Dr. Joe Wilber, and Chet Grey joined forces to solve the problem of increasing homelessness among AIDS patients in Atlanta. The next year, Jerusalem House opened its doors. In 2002, Evelyn was named Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year by the Greater Atlanta chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The Georgia Center for Nonprofits created the Evelyn G. Ullman Innovative Leadership Award in her honor.