Welcome to the Help Jackson County website. Here you will find valuable resources in Jackson County Georgia.
Food Bank
Organization Name:
First Baptist Church Food Pantry
Contact Person:
Pat Shirley
Phone Number:
706-367-8322
Address:
246 Washington Street Jefferson Georgia, 30549
Email:
Website:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
The mission is to provide food for the community, clients must live in Jackson County and is asked to present documentation of proof of address, as well as, a picture ID and/ or some form of billing with the name and address printed on it. The food pantry is located in the white house behind the church. Hours are 1pm-3pm Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays for the exception of major holidays.
Key Annual Dates & Events:
Always need food donations and volunteers.
Organization Name:
NOW
Contact Person:
Linda Foster
Phone Number:
706-367-3021
Address:
P.O Box 883, Jefferson, GA 30549
Email:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Provides backpacks to kids on weekends.
Healthcare
Organization Name:
American Cancer Society
Contact Person:
Kerie Rowe
Phone Number:
706-549-4893 or 1.800.ACS.2345
Address:
1684 Barnett Shoals Rd, Athens GA 30605
Email:
Website:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer ...by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.
Key Annual Dates & Events:
Relay For Life - every May
Organization Name:
American Heart Association, Athens, GA (Covers Jackson County)
Contact Person:
Kasey Dillard , Regional Director
Phone Number:
770-612-6049
Address:
1720 Epps Bridge Road, Suite 108-383 - Athens, GA 30606
Website:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Organization Name:
American Red Cross Blood Services, Athens GA
Contact Person:
Ms. Janet Jarrett, Account Manager
Phone Number:
678-227-4650 (cell) - Fax: 706-546-8355
Address:
3525 Atlanta Hwy, Athens, GA 30606
Email:
Website:
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
To find local Blood Drives call 1-800-GIVELIFE
Key Annual Dates & Events:
Relay For Life - every May