September 2014                                             Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody Since 1987.
  September is Hunger Action Month 
Empty shelves at CAC Food Pantry. 
It's Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to  take action on the issue of hunger. And no time is better to take action locally than now! Please donate to the CAC Food Pantry to help feed neighbors in need. The Pantry is low on food at this time as a result of typically fewer donations in the summer months.  If you have already made a donation, thank you! If you would like to donate please bring food to the Pantry at 1130 Hightower Trail in Sandy Springs, or make a financial contribution online where your dollar goes further when CAC buys food in bulk. The CAC Food Pantry is the busiest it's ever been receiving an average of 1,400 visits per month from local individuals and families in need. List of Most Needed Items
Win a Trip to San Francisco and Sonoma!    
Now is your chance to enter to win that trip to northern Califormia that you've always wanted to take! Tickets are just $20 each for the 2014 Vintage Affair Raffle! Winner enjoys four nights exploring the highlights of San Francisco and the rich wine country region of Sonoma with airfare for 2! Highlights include stays at the Fairmont San Francisco and the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa, Dinner at the iconic Tonga Room, Private VIP tour and tasting for 2 at Chateau St. Jean, Tour and tasting for 2 at Benziger Family Winery. View more trip details. Tickets available online or at CAC.   
Thanks From a Family
Dear CAC,
I want to thank CAC and its staff and volunteers for the help you have provided to me, my daughter and her children. The food, financial assistance and holiday assistance has been a true blessing to us. We are very grateful for this help. The children's father is not in the home and the mother does not earn enough to make ends meet. The aide that you provide helps to fill in the gap while my daughter tries to get on her feet financially... we appreciate all of the help that CAC provides to us with dignity.
Thank you all!
 Join us for the 12th annual Vintage Affair!
Don't miss one of the most highly anticipated social events of the season!  Enjoy foods from the best local restaurants, taste fine wines from regions across the U.S., and take part in fun live and silent auctions at the Vintage Affair, on Saturday, October 18 at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church. Join us for CAC's largest annual benefit. Proceeds support programs that assist more than 5,000 individuals a year. CAC thanks Presenting Sponsor Holy Innocent's and dozens of sponsoring businesses and host committee members! Tickets are $110 per person/$200 per couple and available at    - View the 2013 Vintage Affair Photo Gallery -
 CAC Awarded Grant for Food Pantry Improvements!
The Atlanta Community Food Bank has awarded CAC a grant for  improvements to the CAC Food Pantry! The grant was made possible through the  Food Bank and a matching donation from the Shumard Foundation.  The one-time capacity building grant will go toward a small refrigerated truck, additional refrigerators, electrical upgrades and additional shelving. The addition of a truck will allow CAC to pick up large food drives and large quantities of donated fresh foods in one trip. Currently CAC and group donors either borrow or rent trucks, or make multiple trips in personal vehicles. The upgrades and additional equipment will allow the food pantry to increase the total number of pounds of food distributed by 10 percent per year for the next five years! CAC currently distributes an average of 11,000 lbs. of groceries and 24,000 pounds of fresh and prepared foods per month or a total of 35,000 pounds. The pantry currently receives an all-time high of more than 1,400 visits a month, giving food to more 500-900 local families a month.

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CAC thanks the ACFB for their continued support and a grant for a refrigerated truck and improvements to the food pantry! (See story below) 
Thank You Recent
Volunteer and Donor Groups!  
The Shumard Foundation
Allegra Printing
Ames Scullin O'Haire Inc.
Apostles Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Astra Group
Buckhead Women's Group
Coca Cola
Cresa Partners
Dekalb Master Gardners @ Brook Run
Dr. Jeff Rodgers, DMD
Equity Estates
Ericsson Inc.
First Baptist of Sandy Springs
Friends in Faith
Girl Scouts Troop 4025
Holy Innocents' Episcopal School
Hydrating for Hope
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Make it Mine Parties, LLC
Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School
Operation Smiles
Order of Eastern Star
Rivercliff Lutheran
S.R. Walker Designs
Sandy Springs Education Force
Signature Bank
Talk of Town
UPS Internal Audit
Youth Leadership Sandy Springs
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Contact CAC   


Assistance - Food Pantry  
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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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CAC brings together the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody communities to provide compassionate assistance to neighbors in need by providing financial support, helping to meet basic needs and promoting self-reliance.
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