Food & Fun In Sandy Springs

AWESOME event this coming Sunday to address hunger and raise awareness  in Sandy Springs:

The Food ‘n Fun Festival Has Been RESCHEDULED!!

NEW DATE AND TIME
Sunday, June 23, 2013
from 2 – 6 pm

Mother Nature may have rained us out the first time around but due to popular demand the Food ‘n Fun Festival is on again!

New Hours: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Same Place: Morgan Falls Athletic Complex
450 Morgan Falls Rd, Sandy Springs GA 30350
Same Activities: Hunger Awareness Walk, Shopping Cart Parade, Games for Kids, Activities for Little Kids
Admission:
Donation of one food item per person (for our CAC Food Pantry summer food drive)
Cool Food ‘n Fun T-Shirts on Sale:
$20 each (in lieu of walk registration)
Walk is Open to All!

Previously Registered Folks:

  • Get your teams together for the Walk!
  • Shopping cart parade groups, bring your decorations, we can’t wait to see what you have!

Newcomers:
Now is your chance to take part in the Shopping Cart Decorating Contest and Parade and try to win one of three judged categories: Most Humorous,Most Creative and Most Inspirational!

Food Drive Teams: Your donations have been tallied and awards will be presented at the Festival.

Give bring the family and Give Food and Have Fun at CAC’s 1st Annual Food `n Fun Festival, a fun-filled, outdoor, event with activities and games for all!  Join us as neighbors from all walks of life gather together to raise awareness, funds and food to combat hunger and homelessness in our community while enjoying a family-friendly afternooon at the park!

Special Thanks to Our
Sponsors and
Event Partners!

 

            

       

   

    

Schedule of Events:
1:30pm Shopping Cart teams (Arrive to decorate carts)
2:00pm Hunger Walk/Shopping Cart Parade begins
2:30pm Awards Ceremony
3:00pm Games Begin
6:00pm  Festival Ends

The Food ‘n Fun Festival Features:

Hunger Awareness Walk 
Teams, families and individuals come and walk the short .6 mile course down Morgan Falls Place! Organize a group from your workplace, congregation, club, neighborhood, scout troop etc. and walk as a team to raise awareness and funds to combat hunger locally!
Sponsored by Leadership Sandy Springs.

Shopping Cart Decoration Contest & Parade
Teams of walkers are encouraged to enter the Shopping Cart Decoration Contest & Parade (optional)! Decorate a shopping cart in your favorite theme and push the cart during the Hunger Awareness Walk!  Grocery store shopping carts will be provided, teams bring their own decorations the morning of the walk. The decorated shopping carts will be judged for the best carts! Shopping Cart Decorating Contest Details

Team Food Drive Contest
Hold a food drive with your Hunger Awareness Walk Team, or hold a team food drive with your coworkers, congregatoin, youth group, scout troop, neighborhood or civic group and see who can collect the most food for CAC! Bring your food collection to the festival where prizes will be awarded to the groups who collect the most!
Sponsored by UPS

Games & Fitness Activities for Kids
Boys and girls will have fun testing their skills and learning new ones! Batting cages, flag football, military games for different age groups and more events will make for a fun day outside at the park.  Sponsored by Sandy Springs Youth Sports, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps.

A Kids Zone
Fun and Games for Pre-School Age Kids!
Sponsored by Creating Connected Communities.

Other Activities:
Frisbee Golf, Presented by Altrusa
A Cake Walk, Test your luck at winning baked treats!
Bouncey Houses for children.
Music
and Food!

Event Location: Morgan Falls Athletic Complex, 450 Morgan Falls Rd, Sandy Springs GA 30350

Proceeds benefit the Community Assistance Center, helping neighbors in need in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody since 1987.

For sponsorhsip information please contact Pam Jones at development@ourcac.org or call 404-668-0420.

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