How can you help?

  • Volunteer your time. Become a mentor, transporter, tutor, campus maintenance and yard work, help with building the new campus – there are many options available, see below for more needs.
  • $$. Give a one-time or recurring donation below.
  • Supply Donation. Household and personal items (needs listed below)
  • Serve on a Committee or Board of Directors.
  • 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
  • Mentor family
  • Transport participants to work, school, interviews, doctor appointments, etc.
  • Nutrition/Cooking
  • Campus maintenance and yard work
  • Tutors for GED, High School, and College
  • Teach and/or help participants practice life skills
  • Committee member (e.g. fundraising, public relations, grants, etc.)
  • Help with office/clerical work
  • Board member
  • Business/Organization Partnerships (offer employment or apprenticeship opportunities to our program participants)
  • Sign up to receive email update
  • Special events and activities – birthdays, holiday, outings
  • Prayer


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:

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To donate via check:              

Northern Star, Inc.
24 Alicia Lane, Suite 3
Dahlonega, GA 30533




New Campus Project is in full swing! Our Home Depot Wish List is a great way to support this project: 


*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

Supplies Donations:

  • toilet paper and paper towels
  • HE laundry detergent, bleach & fabric softener
  • household cleaning products
  • body wash and bar soap
  • 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.