Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Parishes help with hunger relief for Georgia students

Published August 1, 2013

Volunteers from four parishes volunteered during the summer to make sure young people did not go hungry.

The workers served with the hunger relief program Smart Lunch, Smart Kid. They worked on behalf of children in the counties of DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Clarke, Richmond, Columbia, Fayette, Butts, Carroll, Floyd and Coweta.

The program by mid-July had served 122,000 lunches. According to, the average volunteer hour equates to $20.77. Volunteers have provided $242,552.06 worth of economic impact, according to a news release.

From the Atlanta Archdiocese the parishes involved were : Holy Trinity, Peachtree City; St. Gabriel, Fayetteville; and St. Matthew, Tyrone.  And helping from the Diocese of Savannah was St. Joseph Church, Augusta.