In The News

CAC In the News: 2024

Meet our 20 Under 20 honorees for 2024 – featuing a CAC Volunteer
Dunwoody Reporter (Rough Draft Atlanta), January 1, 2024

Jobseekers can connect with employers at Sandy Springs career expo
Dunwoody Reporter (Rough Draft Atlanta), March 9, 2024

Dunwoody teen collects food for pantries
Dunwoody Crier (Appen Media), April 22, 2024

VIDEO: Student starts Front Porch Food Drive in Dunwoody
Neighborhood TV, April 26, 2024

From Front Porch to Food Drive
Atlanta Jewish Times, May 1, 2024

VIDEO: Front Porch Food Drive (from Neighborhood TV)
WSB-TV, May 7, 2024

Community Assistance Center offers families deals on meals
Sandy Springs Crier (Appen Media), May 14, 2024

CAC In the News: 2023

Patch Roundup 1/11/23 – Sandy Springs Connects! Career Expo on Jan. 12
Patch Sandy Springs, January 11, 2023

Dunwoody takes on MLK Day of Service – CAC food drive
Dunwoody Crier, January 17, 2023

CAC Announces New Development Director Amy Frizzell
Metro Atlanta CEO, January 25, 2023

Patch Roundup 2/5/23 – CAC Career Center Resume Writing Virtual Workshop on Feb. 6
Patch Sandy Springs, February 5, 2023

Sandy Springs Cares – CAC Helping People Through The Most Vulnerable Of Situations
SandySprings.com, February 7, 2023

Fulton opens center to help students in need of wrap-around services
AJC, February 23, 2023

Patch Roundup 3/3/23 – HIREDunwoody Career Expo
Patch Sandy Springs, March 3, 2023

Dunwoody career expo to attract several industries and communities
The Champion, March 14, 2023

HIREDunwoody Career Expo is March 30
AJC, March 15, 2023

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Tossed Out Treasures: New location, same big savings
FOX 5 Atlanta, March 16, 2023

Patch Roundup 3/21/23  – CAC Career Center Virtual Workshop on Job Searching
Patch Sandy Springs, March 21, 2023

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Spotlight on Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs – CAC Career Center
Neighborhood TV, March 25, 2023

New development director joins Community Assistance Center
AJC, March 29, 2023

Patch Roundup 4/18/23 – CAC Career Center Virtual Workshop on Job Searching
Patch Sandy Springs, April 18, 2023

Community Assistance Center seeking to prevent evictions
AJC, April 19, 2023

Patch Roundup 5/9/23 – CAC Career Center Virtual Workshop on Cover Letters
Patch Sandy Springs, May 9, 2023

Patch Roundup 5/16/23 – CAC Career Center Promoting State Farm Virtual Career Connection
Patch Sandy Springs, May 16, 2023

Sandy Springs Society awards more than $300K to nonprofits
Rough Draft Atlanta, May 18, 2023

Community Assistance Center can save clients money on groceries
AJC, May 24, 2023

Save more at Upscale Thrift Store sale June 16
AJC, June 15, 2023

Community Assistance Center says its clients’ financial, food needs still rising
Rough Draft Atlanta, June 26, 2023

A guide to the 2023 Dunwoody 4th of July Parade – CAC Food Drive
Rough Draft Atlanta, July 4, 2023

Community Assistance Center sounds alarm over rising local need
Dunwoody Crier (Appen Media), July 19, 2023

Leadership Perimeter announces members of its new class
AJC, August 23, 2023

Career expo returning to Sandy Springs
AJC, August 30, 2023

Sandy Springs Connects Career Expo set for Sept. 13
Dunwoody Reporter (Rough Draft Atlanta), September 2, 2023

Sandy Springs Connects! Career Expo (VIDEO)
Neighborhood TV, September 6, 2023

Community Assistance Center to hold Paris-themed fundraiser
AJC, October 18, 2023

CAC hosts Adopt-a-Family program (VIDEO)
Neighborhood TV, November 10, 2023

Groaning stomachs and gratefulness: Food insecurity grows in Georgia (Cover Story)
AJC, November 21, 2023

Community Assistance Center needs help making season bright
AJC, November 22, 2023

How to Give Back During the Holidays
Atlanta Parent, November 30, 2023

Dunwoody plans eighth annual MLK Day of Service – CAC food drive
Dunwoody Crier (Appen Media), December 27, 2023

CAC In the News: 2022

Find the job you need in Sandy Springs Jan. 12
AJC, December 2022

How the CAC helps those in need in Dunwoody and Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs Crier, December 2022

Dunwoody to host seventh MLK Day of Service
Dunwoody Crier, December 2022

Sandy Springs Fire Department toy drive underway
AJC, December 2022

Dunwoody schedules ‘Souper Bowl’ benefit
Dunwoody Crier, December 2022

Local nonprofits look for donations on Giving Tuesday
Reporter Newspapers, November 2022

Worth Knowing: A conversation with Community Assistance Center CEO Francis Horton
Reporter Newspapers, November 2022

Resources and food pantries for metro Atlanta as Thanksgiving approaches
11Alive, November 2022

Community Assistance Center exceeds fundraising goal
AJC, November 2022

Community Assistance Center offers employment workshops
AJC, November 2022

Community Assistance Center opens Adopt-a-Family holiday portal

Community Assistance Center kicks off holiday Adopt-a-Family program, matching neighbors with local children in need of holiday cheer
The AHA! Connection, November 2022

Give a Christmas miracle to local families this year during CAC’s Adopt-a-Family program
Northside Neighbor, November 2022

Community Assistance Center hosts record-setting fundraising gala
The AHA! Connection, October 2022

Community Assistance Center Hosts Record-setting Fundraising Gala
Metro Atlanta CEO, October 2022

CAC raises $320,000 through Vintage Affair fundraiser
Reporter Newspapers, October 2022

Community Assistance Center planning OktoberFest
AJC, October 2022

Community Assistance Center’s Vintage Affair returns for its 20th year
Northside Neighbor, September 2022

Sandy Springs Career Center Opens + More
Patch, September 2022

CAC Career Center opens in Sandy Springs to get people jobs
Reporter Newspapers, September 2022

Community Assistance Center hosting ‘Workforce to Workplace’ panel
Reporter Newspapers, September 2022

Community Assistance Center report shows great need
AJC, September 2022

Latino nonprofits to host Roswell Road improvement meeting on Aug. 25
Reporter Newspapers, August 2022

Dunwoody nonprofit helps jobseekers
AJC, August 2022

Sandy Springs nonprofit receives top charity rating
AJC, August 2022

CAC, Solidarity seek back-to-school donations
Reporter Newspapers, July 2022

Donate to Dunwoody food drive in June
AJC, June 2022

Bring canned goods for donations at Food Truck Thursdays in June
AHA Connection, June 2022

Sandy Springs Society awards $263,300 to 32 nonprofit organizations
Reporter Newspapers, May 2022

Charities join forces to create help center in Sandy Springs
Dunwoody Crier, April 2022

Community service nonprofits return to Sandy Springs’ southside
Reporter Newspapers, April 2022

High inflation impacts metro Atlanta food banks
Reporter Newspapers, April 2022

Sandy Springs’ Community Assistance Center data proves ongoing need
AJC, January 2022

CAC in the News: 2020 and earlier

Retiring director grew North Fulton charity from ‘bare-bones’ business operation
AJC November 2020

CAC leader leaves a legacy of helping others
Sandy Springs Reporter November 2020

Carrera, CAC’s ‘heart and head’ retiring
Sandy Springs Neighbor October 2020

Community Assistance Center CEO to Retire
Sandy Springs Reporter October 2020

Sandy Springs charity to hold ‘Vintage Affair’ virtual fundraiser
AJC September 2020

CAC Fundraiser to go Virtual
Sandy Springs Reporter October 2020

Community Assistance center to reopen Upscale Thrift store with health safety measures

National Guard soldiers help CAC distribute food as pandemic demand soars

Local State Transportation Board member to host virtual concert to assist CAC

CAC cuts ribbon on new facility to fight homelessness and hunger

Community Assistance Center runs low on food staples, seeks volunteers and donations

New Community Assistance Center branch opens in Dunwoody

CAC Opens New Dunwoody Office
Sandy Springs Neighbor October 2019

CAC’s Vintage Affair Unites the Community
Sandy Springs Neighbor October 2019

After 30 Years CAC Grows to Meet Needs
Sandy Springs Reporter September 2017

Local Nonprofit Launches Food `n Fun Challenge
Sandy Springs Neighbor April 2017

Sandy Springs Rents Rise, Working Class Exodus Begins
Sandy Springs Reporter April 2017

Food `n Fun Set for May 7
Dunwoody Crier March 2016

Dunwoody Restaurant Helps Feed Hungry
Dunwoody Neighbor February 2016

Restaurant Partners with CAC to Fight Hunger
Sandy Springs Patch January 2016

Get Your Taxes Dones For Free at CAC!
Sandy Springs Patch January 2016

CAC Adult Eductaion Classes Now Offered at 3 Locations
Sandy Springs Patch January 2016

New President, Members Join CAC Board of Directors
Sandy Springs Patch January 2016

The Generous Season
Perimeter North Lifestyle Magazine November 2015

CAC’s Vintage Affair Returns
Sandy Springs Neighbor October 2015

Boy Scouts Hold Rolling Food Drive
Dunwoody Crier June 2015

Neighbor Helping Neighbors
AJC April 2015

Banks Come Together to Fight Hunger
Sandy Springs Patch April 2015

Food ‘n Fun Festival to Help Fill Food Pantry
Sandy Springs Neighbor April 2015

Taxes Done Free at CAC
Sandy Springs Patch April 2015

CAC Touts Growth at Annual Meeting
Sandy Springs Neighbor April 2015

CAC Volunteer Wears Many Hats
Sandy Springs Neighbor March 2014

Vintage Affair Uplifts Community
Sandy Springs Neighbor October 2014

Dunwoody Family Donates Holiday Food for 500 Families
Dunwoody Neighbor December 2013

North Springs Student Completes Eagle Scout Project at CAC
Sandy Springs Patch March 2013

Nonprofit Helps Almost 6000 in 2012
Sandy Springs Neighbor March 2013

Generous Church Donation to CAC Symbolizes Community Support
Sandy Springs Patch March 2013

By the Numbers: CAC Annual Meeting
Sandy Springs Patch March 2013

Cafe’s Free Breakfast Day to Benefit Local Charities
Sandy Springs Patch March 2013

Carrera Introduces City’s MLK Award Winner
Sandy Springs Neighbor January 2013

Area Non-Profits Report High Holiday Turnout
Sandy Springs Neighbor January 2013

Community Assistance a Priority
Perimeter North February 2013

Adopt a Family for the Holidays through CAC
Sandy Springs Patch November 2012

Vintage Affair Draws Festive Crowd
Sandy Springs Patch October 2012

Temple Sinai and UPS Partner to Bring 5,850 Pounds of Food to CAC
Sandy Springs Patch October 2012

‘Teacher’s Closet’ Provides for 1000 Students
Sandy Springs Patch October 2012

Vintage Affair Marks CAC’s 25 Years
Sandy Springs Neighbor September 2012

CAC Loses Adult Education Student
WSB-TV and Sandy Springs Patch, September 2012

CAC Holds Open House Today
Sandy Springs Patch July 2012

CAC Food Pantry In Need of Donations
WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News

Summer Food Shortage at CAC
Sandy Springs Patch, August 2012

CAC Holds Open House 
Sandy Springs Patch, July 2012

CAC at Perimeter Business Expo
Sandy Springs Patch, June 1, 2012

Nonprofit Changes Name But Not Game
Sandy Springs Neighbor, February 2012

CAC Changes Name, Mayor Proclaims CAC Day
Sandy Springs Patch, February 2012

City’s MLK Tribute Looks Backward, Forward

Sandy Springs Neighbor, January 2012

CAC Executive Director Receives Sandy Springs Humanitarian Award
Sandy Springs Reporter, January 2012

Vintage Affair Photo Gallery
Sandy Springs Neighbor, January 2012

Western Theme Flavors Annual Vintage Affair
Sandy Springs Neighbor, October 2011

Vintage Affair Sponsor Party Photo Gallery
Sandy Springs Neighbor, October 2011

Issue Settled on Funds to Aid Poor
Sandy Springs Patch, Ocotober 2011

CAC Intern Wants to Help Others
Sandy Springs Patch, September 2011

Programs Feed the Hungry in Sandy Springs
Sandy Springs Patch, August 2011

Sandy Springs Rotary Packs School Supplies
Sandy Springs Patch, August 2011

Intern Overcomes Shyness at CAC
Sandy Springs Patch, August 2011

Non-profits Sponsor School Supply Drives
AJC, July 2011

Teen Collects School Supplies for Kids
Sandy Springs Patch, July 2011

Volunteerism at CAC
Sandy Springs Neighbor, July 2011

CAC Helps ‘Have-Nots’ in Affluent Suburbs
AJC Sunday Metro, June 2011

Focus on Kids a Three-Prong Plan
Sandy Springs Neighbor, June 2011

Sandy Springs Society Grant
Sandy Springs Neighbor, June 2011

CAC Helps Victims of Apartment Fire
AJC, April 2011

Golf Tournaments Benefit CAC
Sandy Springs Neighbor April 2011

Second Helpings Rescues Food to Feed the Hungry
Sandy Springs Reporter, March 2011

Volunteers Staff Tax Program at CAC
Dunwoody Crier, March 2011

Holiday Adopt-A-Family and Food Baskets Underway
Sandy Springs Neighbor, December 2010

Neighbors Volunteer to Help Neighbors
Sandy Springs Reporter, October 2010

Unitarian Coffee House Feeds Hungry Ears and Mouths
Sandy Springs Reporter, April 2010

Church Donates 5000 Meals to CAC
Sandy Springs Neighbor, March 2010