April 2013              Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody since 1987.
Congregations Hold Big Food Drives 

Many of CAC's 30 member congregations hold at least one large food drive per year for CAC to give to neighbors in need via the Food Pantry. CAC is grateful for two very large, annual food drives by St. John United Methodist Church and North Atlanta Church of Christ in April. St. John recently undertook Project Feed 5000, their annual Lenten food drive. The drive resulted in 140 pre-packed boxes of food, each containing enough food to feed a family of four for several days. North Atlanta Church of Christ holds two large food drives for CAC during the year and collects food continuously making monthly donations to the pantry. Their March food drive resulted in more than 800 bags of food that was delivered and stocked by the congregation's young adult class.

Onion Sale Benefits CAC  

Order your farm-fresh Vidalia onions from the North Perimeter Optimist Club and take them home for family and friends or donate them to the CAC Food Pantry. Portions of proceeds from Optimist events support CAC Youth Programs.

See the Onion Sale Flyer for details. 

Teams Wanted, Register Now!
Recruit a team or come with your family and friends to CAC's first Food 'n Fun Festival, a fun-filled, outdoor, family event with activities and games for all!  Bring food to donate and have fun as neighbors from all walks of life will gather together to raise awareness, funds and food to combat hunger and homelessness in our local community. 
Sunday, May 19 from 1- 5 pm
at the Morgan Falls Athletic Complex
Hunger Awareness Walk
Shopping Cart Decoration Contest and Parade
Sports and Fitness Games for Kids
Activities for Little Kids
Community Festival
Teams wanted for the Walk, Shopping Cart Decoration Contest and Team Food Drive Contest.
Walkers and Teams register online at www.ourcac.org
Walkers $20 Adults, $10 Youth, Under 12 Free!
All others Admission: Donation of a bag of groceries or $5
New Cafe Gives Opening Day Donations 
The staff of Another Broken Egg Cafe
Patrons of Another Broken Egg Cafe donated almost $3,000 for CAC at the new restaurant's pre-opening weekend in April!  The new Dunwoody breakfast and lunch cafe held 3 soft opening days where customers dined for free and gave donations to the charity of the day. CAC thanks the management, staff and patrons for their generous support!
camp girls on busFocus on Kids  
You can help local children this summer with CAC's Focus on Kids program.
Send a Kid to Camp
Give Summer Lunches for Kids
Donate Backpacks and School Supplies
Last year generous donations enabled CAC to:
Send 100 disadvantaged kids to summer camps
Give lunch bags to kids containing 5 kid-friendly lunches
Provide more 800 children with backpacks and supplies
Find camp donation information, lunch list and school supply list on our website at www.ourcac.org
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 Boys Clothes Neededshirt 
CAC is seeking donations of new or gently worn boys clothing sizes 5 and up. Donated clothing is offered to clients for free through the CAC Thrift Boutique.
 Thank You Volunteers!  
It's National Volunteer Week and CAC is especially grateful to have the best group of more than 200 regularly scheduled volunteers and even more with Second Helpings and special volunteer group activities. Thank you for your time and commitment to CAC and for your dedication to helping our neighbors in need.
Thank You Recent Donors & Volunteer Groups  
North Atlanta Church of Christ
 St. John United Methodist  
North Springs High School
  Girl Scouts 1175  
Heards Ferry first graders
Cumberland Academy
Hannah Anderson
Disney Store
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Value Quest Foods
Nancy G's Cafe
Temple Sinai
GA United Credit Union
Friends of Faith
  Holy Innocents' (high school students) 
"Girl Rising"  
Don't miss the May 11 & 12 screening of "Girl Rising" a documentary showcasing the power of education to change the world, at Lefont Theatre in Sandy Springs. Tickets $10 with portion going to Sandy Springs Education Force. Also requesting donations for school supplies for the Teacher's Closet, a CAC & SSEF program that provides school supplies to teachers of underpriviledged students.
Give Help, Offer Hope  


Your donations help families facing unexpected crisis stay in their homes with emergency financial assistance, food and clothing.
CAC Seeking Golf Team  


Play for CAC at the North Perimeter Optimists Club Annual Golf Tournament. Portions of Optimist event proceeds support CAC Youth Programs.
 25th Charity Golf Tournament
Monday, September 9
at Trophy Club of Atlanta
in Roswell
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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