Adopt a Family

We have already started planning for Adopt a Family 2022 and we are so excited to announce that the program has been fully funded thanks to the amazing success of the Backyard BBQ Brawl. This incredibly generous group of Oconee community members have made it possible to serve the needs of even more families this year.

While we have funding, we still need your help!

  • Volunteering during November and December – Families, individuals, small businesses, and offices who have adopted children in the past, and civic organizations are welcome to sign-up.

To volunteer, click here.

  • Giving through sponsorships –  OARC has many sponsorship opportunities available for holiday giving that are perfect for both individuals and businesses. We are happy to send acknowledgements if you would like to give in honor of a loved one during the holiday season. Sponsors also receive recognition on OARC social media.
  • Student Sponsor – Provide funding for weekly Food for Kids bags for students.
    • $30 sponsors a child for a month
    • $270 sponsors a child for the school year
  • Milk Sponsor – Provide funding for 180 students to receive shelf stable milk in their FFK bags.
    • $75 sponsors milk for half of our students for one week
    • $150 sponsors milk for all of our students for one week
    • $600 sponsors milk for a month
  • Fruit Sponsor – Provide funding for a second piece of fresh fruit in FFK bags.
    • $50 sponsors fresh fruit for half of our students for one week
    • $100 sponsors fresh fruit for all of our students for one week
    • $400 sponsors fresh fruit for all our students for one month


  • Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Sponsor
    Provide funding for one child to receive a new book each month in the mail.

    • $31 sponsors a child for a year

To purchase a sponsorship, click here and select your choice from the drop down menu.

2020 Stats

Families served with food and gifts

Foster care children served with gifts

Senior citizens struggling with food insecurity

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