Northern Star is a public, nonprofit organization
and all donations are tax deductible. 

To make a financial contribution to Northern Star via credit card or PayPal, please follow this link:

Donate Button with Credit Cards

*If you are an IRA owner age 70 1/2 or older you are eligible to donate tax-free from your IRA directly to a nonprofit.  Follow the IRS link for details

To donate via check or wish list items, drop off or mail to:
Northern Star, Inc.
24 Alicia Lane, Suite 3
Dahlonega, GA 30533

How can you help?

  • Volunteer your time. Become a mentor, mentor family, transporter, tutor, teach a life skill – there are many options available. Click here for more information
  • Give a one-time or recurring donation below.
  • Donate household and personal items (needs listed below)
  • Spread the word. Help Northern Star to become a life-changing organization by sharing our unique needs with the community. Visit us on Facebook here.

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Mentor program participants
  • Transport participants to work, school, interviews, doctor appointments, etc.
  • Make food donations
  • Serve as a mentor family
  • Maintain the property and/or lawn
  • Tutor program participants as needed
  • Teach and/or help participants practice life skills
  • Become a committee member (e.g. fundraising, public relations, grants, etc.)
  • Help with office/clerical work
  • Become a member of the board of directors
  • Business/Organization Partnerships (offer employment or apprenticeship opportunities to our program participants, or sponsor our organization and/or participants)
  • Sign up to receive email updates and volunteer for special events
  • and many more!

Household and hygiene item donations are always appreciated:

  • toilet paper and paper towels
  • HE laundry detergent, bleach & fabric softener
  • household cleaning products
  • body wash and bar soap
  • shaving cream & razors
  • feminine hygiene products
  • toothpaste & toothbrushes
  • hair brushes
  • shampoo & conditioner
  • deodorant
  • dish & hand soap
  • over the counter medications (such as Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl, Aleve, Advil)
  • non-perishable food items

*Our participants love receiving Zaxby’s, Chick-Fil-A and Walmart gift cards for special occasions or achievements.