People interested in helping needy families this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season can pitch in by donating a food box or gift card to the Community Assistance Center.
The CAC reports that its greatest need is for $10 gift cards to Kroger, Publix or Walmart. CAC will also accept food boxes. Donations can be delivered to CAC, located at 1130 Hightower Trail, Sandy Springs, GA 30350, at the following times:
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 12 pm or 3 pm to 4:30 pm.
To arrange a different time or for large donations contact Jacqui at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-552-4889.
Here is more from the CAC about how to pack food boxes:
If you wish to give holiday food, please pack the contents listed below in a box and label the box CAC Holiday Food. Boxes for copy paper work well.
The boxes should contain:
Cranberry Sauce, 1 can
Fruit, 2 cans
Gravy, 1 packet
Green Beans, 2 cans
Instant mashed potatoes, 1
Macaroni & Cheese, 1 family size
Oil, 1 plastic bottle
Rice, 1 lb bag
Soup, 2 cans
Spaghetti or Pasta, 1 box
Stuffing, 1 box or bag
Tomato Sauce, 1 jar
Tuna or Chicken, 2 cans
Vegetables, 2 cans
Yams or Sweet Potatoes, 1 16oz. can