[View the story "Turner Volunteer Day" on Storify]Turner Volunteer DayTurner Volunteer Day is Turner Broadcasting's annual, global volunteer event. Employees are invited to give back to their communities alongside colleagues to beautify parks, read to children, assist the elderly and more. Storified by Turner Broadcasting· Tue, Oct 16 2012 19:39:29Time to make a in difference in somebody's life with Turner Volunteer Day!Sunny peachA GREAT START.Turner Broadcasting CEO Phil Kent and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kick off the day. Turner Volunteer Day! Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Turner CEO Phil Kent welcomed over 1800 employees. Let's do this! http://pic.twitter.com/zDhC2Dz5Jennifer FosterCEO Phil Kent & Mayor Kasim Reed #TurnerVolunteerDay #ATL http://instagr.am/p/QSHNe7n3Pe/Kerry LamontPsyched about Turner Volunteer Day 2012!!Elizabeth EverettCNN and Turner employees out in masses for Turner Volunteer Day. Awesome.WesleySigns guide the way...Turner Volunteer Day! #weloveatl #volunteering #instagood #instadaily #igersatlanta #instagr @ Turner Field http://instagr.am/p/QSCiW4zfck/IféAtlanta Turner employee volunteers gather at the morning kickoff at Turner Field. Awesome “@GreenEyes_nHam: Turner Volunteer Day - employees all over the world are helping out their communities today!! Lets go!”Nubyjas WilbornRT @JdotAli: RT @JdotAli: Volunteer Day, another day at the office..#turner http://instagr.am/p/QSDIjrD_9X/Turner BroadcastingHappy Turner Volunteer Day! (@ Turner Field w/ 17 others) http://4sq.com/QKuTVFMichelle OdakuraTurner Volunteer day!!!! http://pic.twitter.com/jmaOdeDOHannaIt's Turner Volunteer Day. Not a day off but a day to serve our community #whyIlovemejobChristine BrownRT @emmisnow: RT @emmisnow: Happy #TurnerVolunteerDay! http://instagr.am/p/QSApPzpcvz/Maria @TBSInc #TurnerVolunteerDay!!! 1800 Turner employees around the city having a blast... #payitforward folks!!!Kim AllenRT @emmisnow: RT @emmisnow: 1,800 Turner volunteers taking over ATL today #turnervolunteerday http://instagr.am/p/QSDlmVJchl/Maria Such a variety of philanthropic passions and a project to match every one. RT @TriniChel: RT @TriniChel: #Ilovemyjob rolling 1800 deep to 27 different locations 4 Turner Broadcasting Volunteer day!! You can find me @ Covenant ...Turner BroadcastingWorking hard at Turner Volunteer Day! #spreadthatmulch @aligwin @emschwa @michelleodakura @ Piedmont Park http://instagr.am/p/QSh-TxIlZd/Francesca PefiancoTurner Volunteer Day! Working at Paws AtlantaPhil KimbellCRK volunteers arriving for Turner Volunteer Day! http://fb.me/GIZZQmvlChattahoocheeRKTurner Volunteer Day at Coralwood School @ Coralwood School http://instagr.am/p/QSorN7JsnN/rld_studioSo excited for Turner Volunteer Day! I'll be at Centers of Hope, created by @kasimreed #volunteerTrishers22Beautifying one of the Grant Park entrances. #turnervolunteerday http://instagr.am/p/QSRvwZhV7p/Megan HawkinsOff to go play with pups and attempt to not bring one home, yay #TurnerVolunteerDay!kara bryantTurner Volunteer Day #paws http://instagr.am/p/QSvYvzBusL/Allison Burman#TurnerVolunteerDay: Making Atlanta look more sexy, one de-weeded overpass at a time. (cc: @BrookeBCNN) http://pic.twitter.com/j1MQvMC0Craig ScholzAnother amazing Turner Volunteer Day yesterday with over 1800 employees serving in our Atlanta communities. Very blessed to be part of an organization that believes in giving back in a big way. I enjoyed getting dirty at CHRIS Kids for such a wonderful cause and organization. Missy Rogers KoehlerTurner Volunteer Day! Enjoyed my experience at the Atlanta Union Mission-My Sister's House. @b3autee @classy http://instagr.am/p/QSnIF4sPye/T-NewOver 102,000 meals prepared for starving children & families overseas. Way to go Stop Hunger Now & Turner Volunteers. #turnervolunteerday.Shavalerie ThurmanTurner Volunteer Day was a success. Fed 100,000 kids and met Charles Barkley.Ashley HolsombackThe final numbers are in from last week's Turner Volunteer Day: Our 46 strapping volunteers removed 2,385 pounds... http://fb.me/2tFD3LvM3ChattahoocheeRKThanks to our awesome Turner Volunteers at the Atlanta community Toolbank! #TurnerVolunteerDay http://pic.twitter.com/yUGcuxsqN8TTurner Volunteers donating blood in São Paulo / Brasil!Dia de doar sangue #TurnerVolunteerCharles CruzAnd helping the animals in Miami and New York...Turner Volunteer Day! (@ Zoo Miami) http://4sq.com/QLjLbcGabriel Rezende@TBSInc we had such great volunteers today, thank you! >^..^< #turnervolunteerdayHumane Society NYOur Nordic employees getting in the volunteer game!Finnish football team raising their hands for girls rights. #bcimagirl #turnervolunteerday http://instagr.am/p/QhMs8eOxPf/Anna GisslénMore helping hands in NYC.Volunteer Day at Turner Broadcasting @ Yorkville Common Pantry http://instagr.am/p/QiVN03uxid/Erico Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, made more lovely with the help of Turner Volunteers. We're thrilled to have so many employees from @TBSinc out here today & for including us as an organization in their annual volunteer workdayOakland CemeteryTurner Volunteer day! @ Oakland Cemetery http://instagr.am/p/QSbfIQpiZG/Mae TIt’s @TBSInc Volunteer Day! Spending it at Historic @OaklandCemetery to get them ready for Sunday in the Park this weekend.Wendy RAwesome time @OaklandCemetery today. Cleared several beds - Angie has her hands full! #turnervolunteerday http://pic.twitter.com/FzfIbv37Wendy RVigilance and positivity - always key. Turner Volunteer #apocalypse preparedness. @ Theatrical Outfit http://instagr.am/p/QSVkFvxFau/BaseballFuryMany thanks to our Turner volunteers who came out for Turner Volunteer Day yesterday! Check out all they did: http://www.theatricaloutfit.org/blog/turner-volunteer-day/Theatrical OutfitThe final numbers are in from last week's Turner Volunteer Day: Our 46 strapping volunteers removed 2,385 pounds... http://fb.me/2tFD3LvM3ChattahoocheeRKWe do a LOT of painting... You can't be cute while painting. Trust me, I tried. Paint gets everywhere! #TurnerVolunteerDayCharon N. H.All evidence to the contrary...if we do say so ourselves. We make this look good!It's #Turner Volunteer Day @atlmission! Atlanta is #ACityUnified in Ending Homelessness! Cc @tbsinc @tntpr @ http://instagr.am/p/QSaQiSFkWw/Atlanta MissionLast push to paint. #TurnerVolunteerDay @ Peachtree Hills Park http://instagr.am/p/QSuSu7Q6Is/JacobTurner volunteer day!! On! #ILoveMyJob http://instagr.am/p/QSXx7ktQEP/Chelsea PhillipsLooking good on Turner Volunteer Day. Painting success! @mspellman @ Center Of Hope http://instagr.am/p/QSk2ckoS_-/Carly Migdallpainting adorable murals for foundation for hospital art #TurnerVolunteerDay http://instagr.am/p/QSRWZYH0ex/karynLiterally, adding beauty. finished product! #TurnerVolunteerDay http://instagr.am/p/QSf4nNn0XI/karynOur masterpiece for the International Community School #TurnerVolunteerDay @emmisnow http://instagr.am/p/QSkTtIwHLK/Ashley StringfieldTurner Volunteer day- painting canvas art for hospitals! So much fun with my work family! http://instagr.am/p/QTFKPVTIJu/AsiaWell said.Tired but it is a good tired. Helped beautify a school for special needs kids. Love Turner Volunteer Day they give us the day to do good.Jamie McAteeTurner Volunteer Day is a day during which thousands of employees gather to volunteer together all at once. Throughout the year, Turner employees give back individually and in smaller groups. Turner sponsors a number of organizations through the Turner Voices program and supports the causes employees care about through a variety of philanthropic channels. Learn more at http://www.turner.com/community.
Storified by Turner Broadcasting· Tue, Oct 16 2012 19:39:29
Turner Volunteer Day is a day during which thousands of employees gather to volunteer together all at once. Throughout the year, Turner employees give back individually and in smaller groups. Turner sponsors a number of organizations through the Turner Voices program and supports the causes employees care about through a variety of philanthropic channels. Learn more at http://www.turner.com/community.