About the Yaarab Shrine of Atlanta
The Yaarab Shrine Center – founded in 1929 – is one of 195 chapters of Shriners International. For 82 years, Atlanta Shriners have been raising money to support Shriners Hospitals for Children® and contribute over $600,000 annually to our hospitals. The Yaarab Shrine Center has 4,300 members.
About the Yaarab Shrine Circus
The Yaarab Shrine Circus is one of two annual fundraising drives conducted by the Yaarab Shrine of Atlanta. For 70 years, Altanta-area Shriners have held the circus offering reasonably priced and wholesome family entertainment with free admission for the elderly and underprivileged children. The proceeds go to continuing the operations of the shrine center so that Atlanta's Shriners can continue raising money for Shriners Hospitals for Children®.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children®
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs. Children up to the age of 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate are eligible for admission and receive all care in a family-centered environment with no financial obligation to patients or families.