It’s nice to meet you!

Welcome! We are the Atlanta chapter of For a Day. Since 2005, we’ve been serving pediatric cancer patients with unique, meaningful programming, aimed at bringing back what cancer took: a normal childhood.

Treatment for any chronic illness is not only painful and life-threatening, it’s lonely and stressful. While we’re just one part of addressing the psychosocial element of a child’s treatment experience, we know we make a lasting impression. It’s not uncommon to see the same patient over and over again, because treatment protocols can be long and repetitive. And it’s not uncommon for us to develop lasting friendships with the families, even well beyond surviving cancer.

We’re therapeutic for the whole family. As we provide a playful activity for the child and siblings, parents get the freedom to enjoy some alone time or to join us in the fun.

Learn more about our program visits.

We’re especially grateful to Ronald McDonald House Charities for partnering with us to provide our programs to their guests. If you’re curious about what our impact looks like, visit our activity archive for photos and descriptions of past events.

You can also get a broader idea of For a Day’s nationwide impact here.

Meet the volunteers who make us special!

All our local chapters are 100% volunteer-run and it truly takes a village. Here’s a few of the dedicated volunteers who are shaping our community impact.


Local Chapter Director:

Katie Higgins

As the Local Chapter Director, Katie spearheads all activity in the Atlanta area & liaises with the home office.

Contact Katie:


Antoinette Mussa

Antoinette helps to manage our volunteers, serving as the main contact for incoming and current volunteers.

Contact Antoinette at

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Erin baker

Erin volunteers her public relations specialty, helping us increase our exposure to the community so we can reach more kids.

Interested in volunteering with us?

We have several options for getting involved in local activities, from program visits to fundraising to serving on the Chapter Committee.

Otherwise, stay updated on our activities via our chapter social media pages:

Facebook: For a Day Atlanta

Instagram: @foradayatlanta

Twitter: @foradayatlanta

Donations are definitely needed and gratefully received!

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An official local chapter of the For a Day Foundation, a 501C3 organization. Tax ID# 64-0928748