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Posted: March 30, 2012

Help Hosea Feed the Hungry

Volunteers prepared and served meals by the hundreds Tuesday. Now in its 43nd consecutive year, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless servse meals on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Easter to individuals and families who may otherwise go hungry or be alone on these days.
Kent D. Johnson
Volunteers prepared and served meals by the hundreds Tuesday. Now in its 43nd consecutive year, Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless servse meals on Thanksgiving, Christmas, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Easter to individuals and families who may otherwise go hungry or be alone on these days.

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Hosea’s Feed the Hungry is a year round organization that helps Atlanta’s hungry and homeless, with food boxes, rent and utility assistance, case management and much more.

  • Tuesday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Dinner Setup - Georgia World Congress Center Building B
  • Wednesday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Dinner Preparation – DeKalb County Jail
  • Thursday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Day Dinner - Georgia World Congress Center Building B
  • Wednesday, December 24 - Christmas Dinner Preparation – DeKalb County Jail
  • Thursday, December 25 - Christmas Day Dinner


Nearly 10,000 homeless individuals and working families that are less fortunate will enjoy a hot meal, receive hair cuts for the men and hair care for the women, in addition to new clothing and warm blankets. Donations of toiletry items are still needed and can be delivered to the Hosea Feed The Hungry and Homeless Distribution Center, 1035 Donnelly Avenue in Atlanta.

For more information about these events, visit Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless or call 404-755-3353. For media inquiries please contact Quisa Foster, F2 Communications Group 404-418-8532, ext. 2 or email qfoster@f2communicationsgroup.com.

Hosea’s Feed the Hungry is a year round organization that helps Atlanta’s hungry and homeless, with food boxes, rent and utility assistance, case management and much more.

  • Emergency distribution of nutritious food to over 6,000 poor children and families.
  • Monthly distribution of food to 600 homeless living outdoors in camps
  • Sunday morning brunch and counseling services in downtown Atlanta
  • 22,000 hot meals delivered to senior citizens homes annually
  • Quarterly distribution of food and supplies to over 20 organizations throughout Georgia
  • Presented the chronically homeless of Atlanta with four major meal service events, serving over 60,000 hot meals. Also, provided additional services such as, medical assistance, legal aid, clothing and toiletry items, hot showers, barber and beautician services and transportation out of Atlanta to their hometowns for holiday visits.
  • Visited the streets on 54 occasions delivering food, vitamins, candles, batteries, blankets, socks, hats and gloves
  • Provide meals and services to 37 senior high-rises
  • Expedite food and medical supplies to Haiti relief efforts
  • Sandwich distribution to bus stations and hospitals
  • Deliver regular food boxes to 10,000 persons annually
  • Formed participants with the Latin American Association and the Korean Association to feed 3,500 people annually.
  • Provide meals and activities to numerous senior high rises on a semi-monthly basis

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