89 Cares Drive ~ Jasper, GA


PHONE 706-253-4777


Financial Assistance
Friday 8:30am-12pm

Food Assistance
Monday 1pm-3pm
Friday 8:30am-12pm

New Clients
Wednesday 10am-12pm

Nightime openings for those unable to attend during regularly scheduled hours. May: 2nd & 16th from 6pm to 8pm.


  • A Taste of Pickens (11/11/2017)
    Benefiting CARES (Pickens County’s local food pantry)
    A Taste of Pickens is an annual event held on the second Saturday in November to benefit CARES - Pickens County’s local food pantry. Local restaurant...

  • Pastor's Pot Poised To Set New Records at 7th Annual Food Extravaganza (5/5/2017)

    The Seventh Annual Pastor's Pot Runneth Over will be hosted on Saturday, May 6th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Jasper United Methodist Church. It wi...

  • Are You Hungry? A Taste of Pickens is November 12th! (11/4/2016)

    Ahh man…. Friday night football kept me up late last night. It is too late for breakfast and I want to be home in time to watch the early afternoon Sa...

  • CARES Volunteer Drivers Needed (6/9/2016)

    CARES is in critical need of volunteer drivers to pick up food at local grocery stores and/or the Atlanta Food Bank. Light lifting required. On Wed...

  • Volunteer Opportunities at CARES (5/20/2016)
    Our food pantry
    It is the mission of CARES to provide food and essential non-food items, temporary financial assistance, supplemental financing for education, and res...

  • CARES Pantry Pickin's January-March 2016 Newsletter (5/17/2016)

    In this issue: Pastor's Pot; Angie Nix Jones, Chairperson 2016; Volunteer Highlights; From the Director and Assistant Director...

  • Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge (5/7/2016)

    14 Churches participated in the Pastor's Pot Cooking Challenge raising $8,030 for CARES For Pickens County, our local food pantry....

  • CARES Pantry Pickin's October-December 2015 Newsletter (1/13/2016)
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    In this issue: A Taste of Pickens; Volunteer Highlight - Betty Ambrose; David McIlvaine is new Assistant Director; Peige Payen leaving to work at Boja...

  • A Taste of Pickens (11/14/2015)

    A Taste of Pickens is an annual event to raise money for CARES, our local food pantry. This year, $6,000 was raised from the 453 tickets sold, silent ...

  • Food for Food This Weekend (11/10/2015)
    A Taste of Pickens is November 14th at Chattahoochee Tech
    This Saturday, November 14th, nearly 20 restaurants, caterers and bakers have donated signature product to raise money for CARES, Pickens Food Pantry....

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