August 2015                                            Helping Neighbors in Need in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody Since 1987.
Mercedes-Benz Presents New Van to CAC!       
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul, left, MBUSA CEO Stephen Cannon, CAC Executive Director Tamara Carrera and Dunwoody Mayor Mike Davis.
Today CAC was presented with a new 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 passenger van! Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), presented the keys to the van to Tamara Carrera, CEO and Executive Director of CAC, at a ceremony held at the temporary MBUSA headquarters in Dunwoody, GA. Cannon said Mercedes-Benz USA, whose headquarters moved here this year from New Jersey, is pleased to be an active participant in the community in a variety of ways. "Know you have a friend and partner in us," said Cannon.  CAC is extremely thankful for the generous donation and plans to use the van to provide transportation for neighbors in need to CAC for services. Carrera expects the van to help CAC reach 10-20 percent more individuals a year in the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody communities.
Hundreds of Kids Helped with School Supplies!  
Thank you CAC donors for providing new backpacks and school supplies to  close to 1,000 local students! Donations of almost $10,000 were matched anonymous donor!  Your donations helped local students be prepared to learn for the start of school.

Thank you CAC donors for making a difference in lives of local children!

Thanks for Giving     
When donors give to CAC, they may not know exactly who they are helping at the time, but please know that your donations are very much appreciated by those who receive them! Following is a note left to CAC by a grateful recipient:

"Thank you for all that you have done to help my family, and all the families that you help, and for those who volunteer and donate, you have no idea how valuable that is. May the blessings return to you ten-fold. The volunteers serve with such kind hearts. We appreciate you all so much!"
Fashion Sale! Donate & Shop!    
Clean out those closets and please give your unwanted stylish clothing, handbags, jewelry, shoes and more for CAC's Fashion Sale!

Donate by September 14

All donations are tax-deductible!


Join the fun, come to the Fashion Sale
 Saturday, September 26 at CAC!

Shop Gently Worn Fashionable Clothing, Designer Handbags and Shoes at Amazing Prices!
Save the Date!    

Saturday, October 17, 2015
at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church
Contact CAC   


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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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Thank you Rotary Club of Sandy Springs and Rotary Club of Dunwoody for your continued support of CAC! 
Thank You Recent Donors and Volunteer Groups!   

Dekalb Master Gardners
Henning Mediation & Arbitration
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Marcus Jewish Community Center
Dunwoody Baptist Church
North Springs United Methodist Church
Dunwoody Baptist Church
Henning Mediation & Arbitration
Body Fitz
State Street Global Services
St. Luke's Presbyterian
Holy Innocents Episcopal Church
Dunwoody United Methodist

Gofers Wanted!
Seeking golfers to play on behalf of CAC at  the Optimists' Charity Tournament on
Monday, September 28 at beautiful
Brookfield Country Club in Roswell! The North Perimeter Optimist Club supports CAC youth programs annually with funds raised at this and other events.  
Thrift Boutique Sale! 

Summer Clearance sale signSale begins Monday,  September 14! Great bargains on clothes for the whole family!

The Thrift Boutique will be closed Sept 21- 28 to reset with fall merchandise.  
Make a Difference Today!
you make a difference in the lives of local individuals and families who need help and have nowhere else to turn.
Federal Government Employees
 Please consider giving to CAC through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).  CAC's CFC # is 17301. 

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AmazonSmile Program! 
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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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