About Us

Bridging The Gap

The Oconee Area Resource Council (OARC) is a local 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation that serves as the local decision-making body for the Georgia Family Connection. OARC identifies the needs of the community and works to fill those needs by combining resources and services. Our goal is to ensure that all residents of Oconee County will live in a healthy, safe and stable environment. To this end, we bring together community partners to develop, implement and evaluate programs that address the challenges facing Oconee County residents.

Our Programs

Click on one of our programs to learn more about what we do.

Upcoming Events & Recent News

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Oconee Area Resource Council

Donate at the link in bio or mail your check to:
PO Box 149, Watkinsville, GA 30677�
Serving Oconee County since 1989, our programs include Food for Kids, Summer Food for Kids, Adopt-A-Family (Holiday Assistance) & Oconee Mentor Program.

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We love our community partners!Today at Oconee County High School, the Oconee Area Resource Council, in cooperation with Ms. Sandy Palmer’s Community Based Vocational Training Students and Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission, donated a bench in memory of Jean Bennett. Ms. Bennett, as an OCHS School Counselor, served as the Food for Kids contact for the school and was a tireless advocate for students dealing with food insecurity in the community. #oconeestrong 💙 ... See MoreSee Less

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We are grateful to Oconee County Schools for hosting collections for Summer Food for Kids this month ... See MoreSee Less

We are grateful to Oconee County Schools for hosting collections for Summer Food for Kids this month

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Oconee County vs. Lovett Warriors @ Lions 📺Live on tsn.vipsport4k.com/hs.php The Lovett (Atlanta, GA) varsity lacrosse team has a neutral playoff game vs. Oconee County (Watkinsville, GA) today @ 5:30p. This game is a part of the "2022 GHSA State Girls Lacrosse Championships (Georgia) - Class A-5A" tournament

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Tickets are on sale now for “Books, Boots and Bling”! Join us for music, drinks and fun on June 10th at Wire Park!📚🤠💎 Tickets available at the link in our bio! ... See MoreSee Less

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OARC Staff & Board

Led By Some Of The Best

Amanda Davis

Executive Director

Shannon Carnes

Oconee Mentor Programs

Michaelyn Rozar

Food for Kids Coordinator

Lisa Royals

Summer Food for Kids Coordinator

Board of Directors

Dr. Wanda L. Stitt-Gohdes, Chair UGA Career & Information Studies, Retired

Adam Hammond Georgia 4-H Foundation

Coleman Benko Benko Financial Services

Chuck Horton UGA Law Enforcement Retired

Jennifer Lyons Hadden Entrepreneur

Dallas LeDruff Oconee Country Schools

Jennifer Adams Oconee County Schools

Austin Marable Jackson Co. Water and Sewage Authority

Susan Brodick Food for Kids Ambassador

Meredith Metcalf UGA

Bob Cummings Business Owner

Pam Doonan Springhill Suites

Ellen Elder Anesthesia Consultants of Athens

Jill Faulkner Oconee County Board of Commissioners

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