Newton and Walton County food banks or pantries.

Food pantries in the neighboring counties of Newton and Walton help struggling households. Not only may an free box of canned or perishable food be given out, but they also try to provide other support. This can include everything from clothing to toiletries, holiday meals, to intake for SNAP food stamps and other government programs.

Some of these food banks are only for residents of the county. Most also have limited hours, so it is recommended to call in advance. In order to receive free food or to get help in applying for USDA programs, be prepared with proof of income, residency, etc. Also, seasonal services such as Christmas meals or free gifts for children only operate during certain times of the year.

Newton County Community Food Pantry
Location is 7125 Turner Lake Circle SW
Main location is 30014 Covington, Georgia
Call 770- 784-0037
This charity will only assist residents of Newton County. Free food, boxes of groceries, Christmas or Thanksgiving meals, and other support is provided.

Covington First UMC
Main address is 1113 Conyers St SW
30014 Covington, Georgia
770-786-7305
Volunteers work at the pantry. They collect donated, surplus groceries. Emergency boxes of food may be given out. Everything from infant formula to soup, rice, and cereal may be given out.

Rainbow Community Center
Main address is 9 Hemlock St.
30070 Porterdale, GA
Phone number: 678-712-9570
A focus is on helping senior citizens and the vulnerable. Everything from hot meals to delivery services for the homebound are available Newton County.

 

 

 

 

Belmont Baptist Church
Location is 3275 Iris Drive
30013 Conyers, GA
For information, dial 770-786-8676
A food pantry and clothing closet are on site. Whether someone needs groceries, clothing to keep warm, or other support, assistance is available. Find additional services, including more churches that help with free food.

Conyers Seventh Day Adventist Church
Food bank address: 3001 Old Salem Road
30013 Conyers, GA
Phone: 770-483-0764

FISH-Faith In Serving Humanity
700 S. Madison
30655 Monroe, GA
Phone: 770-207-4357
Whether it is Meals on Wheels, diapers, or a critical bag of food, the social workers from the church try to help.

Walker Baptist Church
Main address: 1150 Good Hope Road
30655 Monroe, GA
Phone: 770-267-2363

 

 

 

ACTION, Inc. - Walton County office
203 Milledge Ave
30655 Monroe, GA
Phone: 770-267-1361
Many government services are run from the office. Receive applications to SNAP food stamps, WIC vouchers, or low income housing. This is the community action agency for both Walton and Newton County, so they help the working poor.

Monroe First Congregational Holiness Church
Location: 1113 South Broad St.
30655 Monroe, Georgia
Phone: (770) 267-8870

Repairers of the Breach
5120 Old Brown Bridge Rd.
Covington, Georgia 30014
(770) 787-7250
The food pantry and clothing bank may have free gently used items. Examples include, but are not limited too, general clothing, furniture including bedding, a free food pantry, and more. There is also a thrift store and soup kitchen.

Salvation Army of Newton County only
Location is 5193 Washington St.
Covington, GA 30014
Call (770) 788-8274 for the main number or thrift store at (770) 786-2107.
Services include Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals and food baskets. There is also small toys or gifts for kids, support for single moms and immigrants, and other aid.

 

 

 

 

Willing Helpers, Inc.
8111 Brown Bridge Rd.
Covington, Georgia 30014
(678) 342-3434
Low income individuals and families living in poverty can use the food pantry.

 

 

 

 

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