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About Our Father's Kitchen

Our Father’s Kitchen is more than a charity; it’s a mission to change lives. Discover our story and how you can contribute to a brighter future.

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The Power of Giving

Your Contribution, Their Future

Welcome to Our Father’s Kitchen, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to make a difference. We believe in the power of community and the impact that each individual can make. Our goal is to provide support to those who need it most, and we’re inviting you to join us on this journey. Your donation isn’t just a contribution; it’s a lifeline that can transform lives and create a ripple effect of positive change.

Every dollar donated to Our Father’s Kitchen goes directly towards our initiatives, ensuring that we can continue to provide essential support. But it’s not just about the money; it’s about the message. By donating, you’re showing your support for our cause and helping to raise awareness.

You’re contributing to a larger conversation about the importance of community support and the difference that one person can make. Join us today and help us shape a better tomorrow.

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Why Donate to Our Father's Kitchen?

Donating to Our Father’s Kitchen is more than a financial contribution; it’s a commitment to making a difference.

Your donation helps us to provide essential support to those in need, but it also sends a powerful message about the importance of community and the impact that each individual can make.

By donating, you’re not just supporting our cause; you’re becoming a part of it.

Our Team

Beth Lewis

Beth Lewis

Beth is a native Kentuckian who came to Georgia for her education and stayed because of marriage. She fell in love with Greene County when her husband brought her here to live on a family farm. She loves growing her own food and is obnoxiously obsessed with practicing good nutrition. She is a poultry hobbyist and raises fowl for eggs and fun. She is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.

Kathy Kurelic

Kathy Kurelic

Kathy has lived in the Lake Country for 15 years, but likes to say she’s always been a Southerner, having grown up in Southern Ohio and lived 30 years in Southern New Jersey! She loves being with family and friends, gardening, golfing, and traveling. Volunteering at local events, the hospital and other causes makes life busier than when she was working! Kathy attends Redeemer Episcopal Church, the “Little Red Church with the Big Heart.”

Joan Antone

Joan Antone

Joan is a lifelong resident of Greene County. After completing college degrees in Atlanta, Georgia, she returned home to marry her loving husband, Nicholas L. Antone, Jr. She retired as Principal of Greensboro Elementary School in 2012. She now serves on the following boards: Atlas Ministry, Inc., Habitat for Humanity, Oconee Valley HealthCare, Department of Human Services and Our Father's Kitchen. Joan is a member of Historic Springfield Baptist Church of Greensboro.

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Sharon Bryan

Sharon is a native Texan but moved to Mississippi as a child so spent most of her “growing-up” years there. She and her husband moved to Georgia in 1979 and lived in Marietta where they raised their three children. They relocated to Lake Oconee eight years ago and love living in this area. Sharon enjoys spoiling her six grandchildren, volunteering as a Reading Buddy at the Greene Country Primary School and singing in the Lake Country Chorus. She is a member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.

Nancy Townsend

Nancy Townsend

Nancy retired from a corporate marketing position to focus on family. She became involved as a volunteer for an inner-city ministry in downtown Atlanta, where she provided weekly meals for at-risk youth. After moving to Greensboro, she felt the call to continue this mission, and became a founding member of her church’s community soup kitchen. Later, she became one of the 10 originators of Our Father’s Kitchen. Nancy is married to George, is a mother of two children, and is a very proud “Nana” to 5 grandsons (her own in-house basketball team!).

Joan Revson

Joan Revson

Joan relocated to Greensboro from Columbia, South Carolina, in 2019, and brought along a history of volunteer work with her. As a retired school teacher, Joan enjoys focusing her free time on Greene County community issues and projects, and has immersed herself in several non-profit organizations. Additionally, in her spare time, Joan enjoys boating, traveling, entertaining, needlepointing, and supervising renovation projects around the house! She has been married to Frank Revson for over 41 years, and they have 2 sons, and 3 Grandchildren that reside in Greenville, SC.

Sarah Ford

Sarah Ford

Meet Sarah Ford, a mom of four twenty somethings, who eats chocolate everyday! She’s obsessed with tennis and golf, attends GFUMC. As a retired pediatric oncology nurse she now has a passion for giving back to World Vision, Global Giveback Circle, and Our Fathers Kitchen. As she enjoys meeting new people, reach out to her if you want to learn more about OFK.

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Anthony grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Georgia 12 years ago to be with family. A very humble and generous person, he loves to visit new places and meet new people. His work with Our Father’s Kitchen brings joy to his heart, as he never meets a stranger and he enjoys going the extras mile to make someone’s day, treating everyone as family.

Laura Dent

Laura Dent

Laura Dent grew up in Augusta, Georgia. She currently works as the office manager of a family business Bulldog Marine. She earned an undergraduate degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University. Prior to coming to Lake Oconee, Laura was director of purchasing for a corporate foodservice buying group. She is past president and current board member of the Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties, board member of Second Harvest, and board member of Our Father’s Kitchen. When she is not at work or volunteering her time, she enjoys cooking and baking and spending time with family and friends.

Patty Aldrin

Patty Aldrin

Retired flight attendant who once served meals at 35,000 feet now serves free meals to those in need in our community, this time while on the ground. At least they don’t have to be reminded to put their seatbelts on When not whipping up culinary delights, you’ll find her lost in the pages of a good book or jet setting to faraway places.

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