Support Us

We need each other — we need you — to reach even more people with emotional and mental health challenges. So whether you attend an event or a workshop or join us as a volunteer or donor – your contribution helps MCS change lives!

Watch this video and learn why valued donors John and Sara Nastopoulos believe supporting MCS is vital to a healthy Atlanta.

Making a small donation couldn’t be easier! Click the button below, and a popup window will prompt you for credit card information to process your donation securely through Stripe.

There are several ways to support MCS:

You can make an impact at MCS each time you shop at any Kroger location in Georgia! Register your Kroger Rewards Card in the Community Rewards Program, and then select Metropolitan Counseling Services as your favorite charity. Visit Kroger’s website to create an online profile, register your card, and choose MCS today. Thank you for making a difference!

MCS hosts several events and fundraisers throughout the year. Attend our annual Night On The Town or a workshop, and your ticket fee goes toward helping MCS. Check out our upcoming events here.

Amazon describes its Smile program: “AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.”

Head over to smile.amazon.com and choose MCS as your charity:

Go to Your Account from the navigation at the top, and then select the option to Change your Charity. Or, from your mobile browser, select Change your Charity from the options at the bottom of the page. Pick Metropolitan Counseling Services from the list, and make your usual amazon purchases through smile.amazon.com.

Volunteers are needed two days per week, 4 hours per day (days and times flexible during business hours) to help with day-to-day operations of Metropolitan Counseling Services.
Duties include:

  • Office tasks like answering the phones and creating mailings
  • Sending thank you letters to donors
  • Data entry into Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Setting up, tearing down, and staffing fundraising events
  • Serving on the fundraising committee
  • Assisting on the marketing committee

Familiarity with basic computer software is needed, but training is provided.  Volunteer will have the opportunity to work in a warm, collegial environment and learn the day-to-day operations of a small, private, not-for-profit mental health counseling center.  Th opportunity to attend monthly clinical in-service trainings on topics related to psychotherapy is also available.

If you are interested in supporting us by volunteering head over to our Volunteer page to fill out the application.

MCS’ main annual fundraising event is our Night On The Town. We collect auction items throughout the year to package for our silent auction at the event. If you have an item or service you’d like to donate, reach out to Shannon Georgecink.

Matching gift programs are one way that companies support their employees’ charitable giving. Many companies match their employees’ donations made to any nonprofit. Check with your employer to see if they will match funds you donate to MCS and double your impact!

Do you have a passion for mental health and want to leverage your skills, contacts and expertise on our Board of Directors? We accept applications for our Board of Directors annually, and applicants are interviewed by our Board Engagement Committee, which is comprised of several board members. You can read more about the skill sets we are looking for by following this link to the job description. Interested candidates can email a cover letter of interest and resume to Shannon Georgecink.

You can also support MCS with your direct dollars. Fill out the form below to set up a one-time or recurring donation through Stripe. Prefer to pay by check? Set up auto-pay through your checking account, or make a check out to MCS and mail to:

 

MCS
2801 Buford Hwy NE, Suite 470
Atlanta, GA 30329

Your gift helps bridge the gap between our low client fees and the actual cost of providing our services to clients in need. All gifts are tax-deductible according to IRS guidelines.

Your gift to MCS can provide clients a lifeline. MCS fees start at $30 per session, with the average fee being $35. It costs MCS approximately $100 to provide one session. Imagine the difference even a small donation can make!

-$50 helps cover the costs of supervision in our training program, which helps support the mental health workforce pipeline

– $65 bridges the gap between the average fee a client pays and our operating expenses of $100 per session

– $100 covers the true cost of a therapy session for a client at MCS

– $250 assists with ongoing professional development efforts for clinicians

– $1000 covers our expenses for one client to receive 10 sessions


For further information, contact our Executive Director, Shannon Georgecink, at
404.321.1974, ext. 320.