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Help for Students Who Need Food Over the Holidays


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FoodFinderGA is a free smartphone app developed by a Georgia Public Schools graduate. It’s available on the Apple App Store or Google Play right now. Search foodfinder, or online at foodfinderga.org.

The app creates a 100-percent anonymous, direct connection between students and families who need food and their closest free food providers.

Both the FoodFinderGA app and the website showed a dramatic increase in use over the Thanksgiving break:

  • Thanksgiving week visits to FoodFinder = +496 percent vs. weekly average during this school year to date.
  • Average Daily use during Thanksgiving week = +500 percent vs. the daily average this school year.
  • Peak usage was Monday November 21, the first full week without school lunch this school year = +1,269 percent vs. daily average.

Please download the app today, and tell your students about it before the Holiday break.

Contact
Matt Cordoza
GaDOE Chief Communications Officer
404-651-7358
mcardoza@gadoe.org

Bill Valladares
GaFCP Communications Director
404-739-0043
william@gafcp.org