Welcome to the website for the Carroll County Soup Kitchen. We are a non-profit, totally volunteer-run organization in Carrollton, Georgia
Outstanding volunteers in January! Thank you: -- UWG National Society of Collegiate Scholars -- Alpha Phi Alpha -- Phi Delta Theta -- and our many volunteers from the community and from local churches!
Empty Bowls is Sunday, February 26, from 11 to 2:30 at the Ag Ed Center
Come enjoy a delicious bowl of soup, select your own clay bowl, shop the silent auction, enjoy local bands, and support the Carroll County Soup Kitchen!
Advance tickets are available through Friday, February 24, at the following locations:
Bowdon City Hall -- Carrollton Beverage -- Carrollton Cultural Arts Center -- Carrollton First United Methodist Church
Farmers' Fresh -- Harvey's House of Books (Whitesburg) -- Sweet Pea's Boutique
E-mail us: firstname.lastname@example.org (email is checked daily)
What do we do? Sack lunches with three servings of soup and sandwiches are delivered to shut-ins and a hot meal is served at the Soup Kitchen from 11 a.m. until noon Monday through Friday of the last full week of each month. December has a special schedule--click here for more information. Everyone who comes into the Soup Kitchen is welcome to take home a bag with three soup/sandwich meals.
Volunteers are needed from 8:15 until about 1:00 - Monday through Friday during the last full week of the month.
Lunch is also served on every Monday and every Thursday. There will be no sack lunches on the "extra" Mondays and Thursdays, but everyone is invited to come and enjoy BINGO from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., and a hot meal from 11 a.m. until noon. Volunteers may be needed from 8:30 until about 1:00 on these days. Please call or email about volunteering on these days.
Bringing a group? -- Groups may be scheduled only during the last full week of the month. Please email us to schedule the best time for your group, and please limit groups to 8 persons. Children between 12 and 14 are welcome to volunteer, provided they are under the direct supervision of a parent. Unaccompanied children should be at least 15 years old. Groups should provide adult supervision; adult groups need a contact person.
Volunteers: For safety and health purposes, please wear closed-toed shoes and either bring a ball cap or wear a hairnet that we provide.
Please see the volunteer page for more information.
Other assistance: If you are in need of food assistance in addition to our lunches, there are many food pantries in Carroll County.
>Open Hands Ministry serves people who have a Carrollton address or who are in the Central school district. Open Hands Ministry is located at 505 Newnan Street and is open for assistance every Tuesday and Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. Requests for financial assistance may be made on the 1st or 3rd Wednesday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. Directions: Go east from the square in Carrollton (toward Villa Rica). Open Hands is on the right just past the White Street traffic light.
>Bowdon Area United Christian Ministries serves people who have Bowdon addresses or who have children in the Bowdon schools. There are other food pantries located throughout Carroll County.
Click here for a list of food pantries . Click on the *Agency Service arrow for the list.
Empty Bowls -- Our major fundraiser, the Empty Bowls event, was held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Ag Ed Center on Newnan Road. Advance tickets are $10 and will be available at a number of locations (check back soon for an update). At the event, your $15 donation lets you select a bowl crafted by local potters and community members. Enjoy soup from many area restaurants, shop the boutique or the silent auction, and enjoy music from local bands.The efforts of Carol Boyd, the Artist Guild, and many, many volunteers make this event a success!
Donations of food may be delivered at 345 Beulah Church Road, Carrollton. Please call 770-214-5055 to be sure someone is at the Soup Kitchen to receive the food.
Donations of money should be sent to PO Box 2457, Carrollton, GA 30112.
Donate by credit card by clicking the link below:
Thank you for your interest in the Carroll County Soup Kitchen.
The Carroll County Soup Kitchen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.