ATLANTA -- Make A Difference Day is the nation's largest day of volunteering, and is an annual event that takes place on the fourth Saturday of October.

11Alive joins the Make a Difference Day movement with 11 events through the city. With our partner, Hands on Atlanta, we encourage you to JOIN US at one of the 11 highlighted events listed below OR do your own community project and tell us what you did.

GALLERY | Upload your pictures from your project here

For more than 20 years, USA WEEKEND Magazine has mobilized millions of people across the U.S. for this National Day of Doing Good. Together with its hundreds of carrier newspapers, longstanding partner Points of Light and Newman's Own, it rallies millions in a single day to help change the communities they live in.

You can follow the events across the country on Twitter using #MDDay12.

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