Columbia County Fair

COUNTDOWN TO NEXT FAIR
The 3rd Annual Columbia County Spring Fair will have a delayed opening
Today Sunday, April 30th at 4pm
Please come on out and help us close out the day with a big crowd!

About Us

Supported Charities

The following are some of the charities that have been supported by The Merchants Association of Columbia County (MACC) in the recent years.

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia – The Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the second largest children’s hospital in Georgia, and the largest children’s hospital outside of Atlanta. Children’s is a member of the Children’s Miracle Network that provides the highest level of neonatal and pediatric intensive care, including a 24/7 pediatric emergency department, air and ground transport, and provides a wide range of general and complex care for children.

Link: www.augustahealth.org/childrens-hospital-of-georgia

Day with a Deputy – An event sponsored by the Columbia County (Ga) Sheriff’s Department that provides a partnership with community kids in need.  Day with a Deputy provides a day of shopping with disadvantaged kids and provides a personal one on one experience for a child with a deputy to spend time and build a relationship and community bond.

Link: www.columbiacountyso.org

Columbia County Cares – A local food bank that provides food resources to individuals and families in need.

Link: www.columbiacountycares.org

Martinez-Evans Little League – through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.”

Link: www.mellbaseball.org

4H Club, Columbia County Extension – 4-H empowers young people with skills to lead for a lifetime by providing ways for the youth to live by the motto and slogan , “To Make the Best Better” and to “Learn by Doing”.  The 4-H Club goal is to teach students service, leadership, and citizenship skills. The Columbia County 4-H Extension is a Georgia 4-H partner of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Link: www.ugaextension.org/columbia

Restart Augusta – Restart Augusta furnishes the foundation for a good start on the day and a healthy life by providing a new or gently used bed and bedding for children, families, and veterans in the Augusta area. With a bed comes a sense of comfort, rest, and peace, and at ReStart Augusta they work with local volunteers and donors to build up our community and the lives of people who live in it.

Link: www.restartaugusta.org

Ft Gordon Christmas House – Provides Christmas gifts and toys to children of active military families (E6 and below), serving typically around 370 children and 200 families.

Link: www.fortgordonchristmashouse.com

Future Farmers of America- Harlem/Evans – Proving educational practical agricultural experience and activities to promote awareness and develop life skills from the responsibilities of the FFA activities for students in the Harlem and Evans scold districts.

Link: www.georgiaffa.org

The Healthy Grandparent Program – The Healthy Grandparents Program was established at Augusta University’s College of Nursing in January of 1999 to provide physical, emotional, and social support to grandparents and great-grandparents raising their grandchildren ages 0-17 living in parent-absent homes. The program serves both Richmond and Columbia Counties. The primary goal is to strengthen these extended families so children can experience a stable and supportive environment without having to enter the formal foster care system.

Link: www.augusta.edu/nursing/hgp.phg

HOPE Women’s Center – Providing compassionate, supportive and confidential care to woman in CSRA are faced with difficult life situations.

Link: www.hopecsra.com

The RECing Crew – Provides aid, leisure and recreational activities for people ages 6-88 with visual, hearing, intellectual and/or physical disabilities. They provide opportunities for individuals and families throughout the CSRA area.

Link: www.therecingcrew.com

Other Supported Agencies in past years include but are not limited to: the Boy, & Girl Scouts; Abilene Easter Egg Drop; The Rodeo; Rotary Club Yard Sale; Sharon Baptist Christian Program; Family Promise; Safe Homes; Project Wish and the Mosaic Center.

If you wish to have your charity considered for a donation from the Merchants Association, please click the button below to download a Contribution Application.