Community Partners Christmas Program

Wed, 10/24/2007 - 2:43pm
By: kittycat
11/03/2007 - 10:00am
11/03/2007 - 3:00pm

The Executive Director of FACTOR (Fayette Alliance Coordinating Teamwork Outreach and Resources, Becky Smith announces plans to provide Christmas for Fayette citizens in need are now underway. This year local churches networking with FACTOR will be the administrators of a community wide Christmas Program- Community Partners Christmas Program.

FACTOR created a unique system involving volunteers from the business community, individual citizens, and the churches of the community. FACTOR divided the county into three population segments using zip codes. Local churches will administer the program to the families that fall witin their zipcode. Fayette Countians who reside in the following zip code areas of 30214; 30215; 30238; and 30296 are in one grouping. The zip code areas of 30269 and 30205 are in another, with zip codes -30290 and 30213 making up the final area.

By visiting FACTOR’s website; the following information can be found: instructions for potential sponsors, applications to sponsor a child/ family for the Christmas season, and information for citizens needing this service. Interviews to determine eligibility for the program will be held at Fayetteville Christian Church, Tyrone Recreation Department, and Peachtree City United Methodist Church on November 3 and November 10 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. No Appointments, residents wishing to apply should come between the hours listed and must bring the following information with them:

Proof of residence: a September or October utility bill--a driver's license is not proof of residency. Free/Reduced school lunch eligibilty letter is accepted.

Proof of Income--TANF; Social Security; SSI Letters; October pay stubs or unemployment; alimony and / or child support: Please bring Free/reduced school lunch eligibilty letter if applicable.

A birth certificate or social security for each child and adult in the household.

A valid driver's license or state ID card for person making the application.

Area residents and businesses wishing to sponsor a child or family of children for this Christmas season are urged to contact FACTOR by mail‚ fax, or email. Contact information for FACTOR is: FAX: 770-719-5313; email:; mail: FACTOR, P.O. Box 142518, Fayetteville, GA 30214.

FACTOR anticipates approximately four hundred families in Fayette needing these services for the upcoming Christmas season.

Fayetteville Christian Church
Tyrone Recreation Department
Peachtree City United Methodist Church