Programs: Food co-op program: 5 food co-ops distribute food bi-weekly (130 times during the year) to around 250 households (around 1000 people). Total food distributed during the year amounted to 273,260 pounds. Three co-op members are paid to oversee this program.
food security for america program: provides an ample supply of nutritious food (obtained from the local food bank) every two weeks to defined groups of 50 low-income families. A total of 69,000 pounds of food was distributed through this program in 2010.
wednesday lunch program: serves a weekly lunch (sept through may) to low income neighbors and homeless men. There is an open bible study before the lunch is served. Attendance averages around 75.
pastoral care/open door program: work with families and individuals with housing and food assistance. And individuals with housing and food assistance. And individuals with housing and food assistance. And individuals with housing and food assistance.
I am proud to be a member of Ga Avenue Food Coop since the incetion. I was one of the people that wrote the proposal that made it possible to start the second cop. This organisation provide to people food that otherwise thye would not have to supplement waht they can afford t buy. This food is not ahandout because the members are a community that works togehter to make rules to gvoern how the cops run. The member do not only receive food but aso education about things of concern to them. GACM give people food security that otherwise would not have. Thank You.