*** Festival Has Been CANCELLED Due to Threat of Severe Thunderstorms ***
Give Food and Have Fun at CAC’s 1st Annual Food `n Fun Festival Sunday, May 19, 2013 from 1pm-5pm at the Morgan Falls Athletic Complex in Sandy Springs! Neighbors from all walks of life will gather together to raise awareness, food and funds to combat hunger and homelessness in our local community while enjoying a family-friendly afternoon at the park!
Bring the family and friends! Seeking teams for the team events!
Special Thanks to Our
- Hunger Awareness Walk
Register to walk as a team, family or individual!
- Shopping Cart Decoration Contest & Parade
Participating teams decorate a cart in your favorite
theme for the Walk!
- Team Food Drive Contest
Prizes for the team that raises the most amount of food!
- Sports and Fitness Games for Kids
Presented by Sandy Springs Youth Sports and the U.S. Army
- A Kid Zone
Activities for little kids presented by Creating Connected Communities
- Community Festival
- Food for all!
Walkers: $20 Adults; $10 Youth 12-18; Under 12 Free. Registered adults get t-shirt, kids get frisbees. Includes entrance to Festival.
General Festival Admission for Non-Walkers: Donation of a bag of groceries or $5/person (includes kids activities)
Schedule of Events:
12:30pm Shopping Cart teams (Arrive to decorate carts)
12:30pm Aupair in America's International Festival Open
1:00pm Same Day Registration/Team Check in
1:30pm Hunger Walk/Shopping Cart Parade begins
2:00pm Games Begin
4:00pm Awards Ceremony
5:00pm Festival Ends
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! Advance registration required to receive a t-shirt. Teams must register by May 9 to ensure receiving a t-shirt.
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!
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.
Frisbee Golf, Presented by Altrusa
A Cake Walk, Test your luck at winning baked treats!
Bouncey Houses for children.
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.