In 2018 our volunteers provided 14,383 hours of service in our Community Kitchen, Food Pantry, Thrift Store, Donation Area, and through our food drive and Christmas Programs.
Our thrift store is our #1 source of income. By shopping you get great deals and provide income, so Gordon County residents have access to food and emergency resources.
We accept donations for our thrift store Monday-Saturday from 9AM to 5PM. There are some items we cannot accepted.
We accept donations of most food items but especially need the following:
Canned Food Items
Canned Soups and Pasta
Boxed Pasta and Macaroni
Instant and Canned Potatoes
Styrofoam or Plastic Cups
Plastic Forks and Spoons
Butter and Sour Cream
Coffee and Tea
We offer great prices every day, but we still provide opportunities to save even more.
We use a colored tag pricing system which allows us to discount colored tags in our store. Every time you shop you can find 25%, 50%, and 75% off on specific colored tags.
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We need monetary donations, but you can also support our organization by donating food items, kitchen items, and gently used items for our thrift store. All donations help make a difference.
Community Kitchen needs volunteers from 8:30AM to 1:30PM Monday-Friday
8:30AM to 11:00AM MEAL PREPARATION
11:00AM to 12:30PM MEAL SERVICE
12:30PM to 1:30PM CLEANUP
Food Pantry needs volunteers to help distribute food and keep pantry organized. Volunteers are needed from 9AM to 2PM Monday-Friday.
Thrift Store needs volunteers to help with pricing and placement of merchandise Monday-Friday from 9AM to 5PM.
Sometimes just offering a person a kind word and a smile can change their life forever. Volunteering at the VAC gives you the opportunity to provide hot meals and nutritional support for our neighbors in need.
If you need to complete community service for your school or other organization, we maintain records and provide referral letters.
If you're never worked a job or need experience to qualify for a new job you can gain experience here. Our thrift store provides retail experience and our Community Kitchen provides food service experience.
Voluntary Action Center
The Heart of a Caring Community