LaFayette Area Empty Stocking Fund Applications Due Monday, November 27th!


2023 marks the 49th year that the Empty Stocking Fund has distributed food to needy families in Walker County. Applications can be picked up at various locations in the county including the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) in Rock Spring, the LaFayette Housing Authority, the Walker County Health Department, and all Walker County libraries. Completed applications should be returned to the above locations. Applications can also be requested by sending an email to Only one application per household is required. The last day for turning in an application is Monday, November 27th. Applications are reviewed and those approved to receive food bags will be notified by letter when to arrive for food pickup. The food distribution date is Friday, December 15th from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Walker County Civic Center Ag Building in Rock Spring. The LaFayette Area Empty Stocking Fund is a volunteer-staffed, donation-funded program that provides food insecure families with food for the holiday season. Help us grow! Checks may be mailed to: The Empty Stocking Fund, Attn: Julie Carter, ESF Treasurer, PO Box 1149, LaFayette, GA 30728. Donations are tax-deductible.