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Food Bank
Organization Name:
Banks-Jackson Food Bank
Contact Person:
Patti Bearden
Phone Number:
706-335-5143
Address:
PO Box 25 111 Atlanta Ave. Commerce, GA 30529
Agency Mission Statement or area of responsibility:
Banks Jackson Food Bank is a church and community sponsored food bank serving Banks and Jackson County residents. We give out boxes of food and produce 4 times a week. Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30-1:30 (except major holidays), and Monday evening from 6-8 pm. Each household may get food once every 30 days. Your initial visit requires a referral from an area church, DFCS, or other community resource. On the first visit you will receive a punch card to let you know when you can come back. We are a completely volunteer organization. For volunteer information or donations please contact the 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.
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