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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OARC Board Member @jenhadden was joined by @ochswarriors student Drew Hammond and his mom Kerri at the @ksmartfamfdn Giving Day luncheon! OARC is thankful for the support from local foundations like The Kirby Smart Family Foundation! #attacktheday #domore #georgiafootball 🍎🏈🐾 ... See MoreSee Less

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That’s awesome! ❤️

So grateful for the Pilot International Club of Oconee County’s continued support! 💙Members of the Pilot International Club of Oconee County worked hard this morning at the Oconee Area Resource Council office packing food bags for the 55 families served in Oconee County through the #SummerFoodforKids Program. OARC works with community service organizations and the Oconee Schools to take care our children and their families during the summer months. Thank you OARC for allowing us to be a small part of your projects throughout the year. #sharingpilotsunshine ... See MoreSee Less

So grateful for the Pilot International Club of Oconee County’s continued support! 💙

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Please let me know if you need help packing bags. I would love for my kids to give back to their community.

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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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