First Step

Everything begins with a First Step.

Do not be afraid to take it.

I envision a future where we all think about how to make the world a better place and start by taking small but concrete steps. I have always wanted to clean up trash, save coral reefs, solve hunger and other large scale problems. 

That's why I founded this team. Let's all take the First Step to a better future.

-- Annie Lin, founder and president

Latest Activities

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Accomplishments by the Numbers


Registered team members


Regular volunteers


Events organized


Total money raised for NPOs


Pounds of trash removed


Volunteer awards received in 2022



Doing community service benefits your mental health as well

See survey results here!

We are a group of Asian American students who help keep nature clean and help people in need. 

We want to make a lasting positive impact on our community through our volunteer work.

Many team members have written articles published in both English and Chinese to promote participation in community service in the local Chinese American community.

Clean up trash in public areas (parks, trails, rivers) near us

Fundraise for charities

 Volunteer at local food banks, Medshare, Tree Atlanta etc.

and more...


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