DeKalb officials set annual food drive
DeKalb Super District Commissioner Kathie Gannon

gannon
Testingfg of Ads
DeKalb Super District Commissioner Kathie Gannon

Several DeKalb County elected officials have teamed up with Super District Commissioner Kathie Gannon in an annual food drive to benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

This is the tenth year Commissioner Gannon has sponsored the food drive, which runs from Feb. 12 through March 8.

Joining Gannon are District Attorney Sherry Boston, Solicitor-General Donna Coleman-Stribling, Clerk of Superior Court Debra DeBerry and Tax Commissioner Irvin Johnson. The DeKalb County libraries and senior centers also are partnering with the effort.

Citizens can bring donations to any of the following locations:

  • Maloof Administrative Building, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Tax Commissioner’s office, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA 30032
  • Any DeKalb County library
  • Any DeKalb County senior center

Additionally, employees in the DeKalb County court tower can make donations through any of the participating co-sponsors offices.
Citizens are encouraged to make online monetary donations because they are more efficient in providing meals. Donations can be made by going to www.dekalbcountyga.gov and clicking on the food drive banner picture, or going to http://engage.acfb.org/goto/DekalbFoodDrive2019. This link also can be found on any of the co-sponsors webpages or Facebook pages.

Last year, 3,099 pounds of food were collected, and $535 in online donations were made to the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Together they created 4,723 meals.

On Common Ground News


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Testingfg of Ads

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.


On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058


(770) 679-5607

editor@ocgnews.com


Latest News

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, http://www.ocgnews.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact