February 2013                Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs & Dunwoody Since 1987
 Welcome New Board Members!

We are pleased to welcome three new members to the

Charles Crosby
CAC board of directors; Charles Crosby representing Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church, Kevin Horgan a business representative from UPS and Sarah "Sally" Wyeth, an At-Large representative and attorney with Raymond S. Martin PC. We thank two outgoing board members; Cheryl Sykes who served 2008-2012 as vice president and then as president for two years. She also served as
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chairwoman of   the successful 2008 and 2009 Vintage Affairs. Rev. Ron Gilreath of Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church, a founding CAC member congregation, served on the CAC board from 2007-2012. We thank them for their outstanding service! For a complete announcement of the 2013 CAC Board of Directors please visit our website at www.ourcac.org.


 Adult Education Volunteers Needed  


CAC is in need of volunteers to teach an online personal budgeting class, Credibility.  Volunteers must be computer savvy and go through the online course to be able to help guide clients through the program. Classes take place in the evenings at CAC. Please contact Amy at [email protected].  

Taxes Done for Free at CAC!
tax formGet your income tax returns prepared for free at CAC and ensure your maximum refunds and proper filing with Uncle Sam! The service is available to any household in the Atlanta area earning less than $55,000 in 2012. Meet with our team of trained and certified volunteer tax preparers available through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Last year CAC prepared 350 tax returns for free; saving filers on preparation costs and ensuring they filed correctly. CAC is one of many VITA sites in metro Atlanta. VITA is operated by the Atlanta Prosperity Campaign and the IRS. Appointments are required. Please call 770-552-4889 for an appointment or email [email protected].

Appointments are available:
Through April 14, 2013
Mondays and Wednesday, 4 pm-8 pm
Saturdays, 10 am- 2pm

Please call 770-552-4889 for an appointment or email [email protected]
Save the Date!
Sunday, May 19
Enjoy outdoor, healthy fun for the whole family as we help raise awareness of hunger in our community and collect food for families in need. In partnership with:
Sandy Springs Youth Sports
Creating Connected Communities
Leadership Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs Hospitality & Tourism
Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Pam Jones at [email protected]
Stay tuned for more details!  
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Monday, Feb. 18
for Presidents' Day

Thank You
For donating 5 % of sales on January 15 
CAC to help end hunger in our community! 
Donate Your Old Car 
CAC accepts
donations of cars, and it's tax-deductible! We have a waiting list of clients seeking assistance with transportation for employment opportunities. Contact Pam Jones at [email protected].
Join us for the
Annual Meeting!
You are invited to CAC's Annual Meeting, Tuesday, March 5 from 8am-9:30am at Dunwoody United Methodist Church. The event is open to the public, RSVP required by Feb. 26, please contact Tamara at [email protected]
Give Help, Offer Hope  


Your donations help families facing unexpected crisis stay in their homes with emergency financial assistance, food and clothing.
Contact Us  

CAC Offices - Assistance
Food Pantry - Thrift Boutique


1130 Hightower Trail
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Mailing Address:
PO Box 501298 
Atlanta, GA 31150
Office 770-552-4889
Helpline 770-552-4015
Fax 770-552-4339

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