SouthWest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center
SWEEAC provides emergency assistance to Southwest Atlanta citizens facing crisis. We encourage families to seek ways to strengthen themselves physically, mentally and spiritually. Our goal is to empower our clients with the tools to once again be self sufficient, productive and contributing members of society. We are very proud of the number of persons we have been able to help. Each year, our numbers continue to increase as we serve more than 13,000 with approximately 250,000 pounds of food being distributed.
The SouthWest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center
1040 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30310
Make A Difference
Volunteers are needed for administrative, technical, clothing and food pantry assistance. We need drivers to pick up food purchases and donations. Do you have experience writing grants or contacting local businesses for financial support? We need your help in Southwest Atlanta.
Call our Center at 404-756-1699 to sign up today!!
Fulton County Department of Family and Children Services
SWEEAC receives thanks for contributing to the 2012 Holiday Program sponsored by Fulton County DFACS.
SWEEAC Recognized For Best Practices!
Faith and the City recognizes SWEEAC with the Beloved Community Award for Best Practices in Public Ministry.
See Faith and the City e.Newsletter, August 15, 2008
Volume 7, Issue 8
Want To Increase Your Income?
SWEEAC can help connect you to state benefits that can increase your income and help you start saving.
Find out if you qualify for these benefits: Food Stamps, Medicaid, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Energy Assistance, Aging Services, Substance Abuse Services, Child Care, WIC, Child Support, Emergency Food Assistance and Mental Health Services.
Call our Center at 404-756-1699 for more information.
New Books Disrtibuted Through The Books For Miles Foundation
Each year during our annual Back to School and Christmas events, over 500 new books are given to school age children courtesy of The Books for Miles Foundation. Books for Miles is a mobile book unit that travels through the Atlanta area spreading literacy by giving new books to children. They can be reached at 770-907-4540.
We always have opportunities for volunteers to help write grants, pick-up and transport food and clothing, assist with our mobile food distribution, public relations and collect money for the Hunger Walk/Run. We are also in need of volunteers to help with our job assistance and food stamps assistance programs. Please call us at 404-756-1699.
We Need Your Help
SWEEAC, Inc. depends on support from the community, corporate sponsors and individuals. It’s easy and rewarding to yourself and our clients.
Click here to see the different ways you can support SWEEAC.
SWEEAC Receives Local NAACP Recognition!
Praised for their civic and humanitarian work, SWEEAC was recognized by The Atlanta Branch, NAACP and received The R.L. White, Jr. Community Service Award. Ernesta B. Ingram was also recognized as the SWEEAC Director.
Women Making A Powerful Difference
Pine-Sol presents Director, Ernesta B. Ingram with award for time and devotion in making a difference in the community.
The Office of Aging along with other community partners provides free health screeings at the SWEEAC office twice per year.