Forsyth County Georgia food pantries.

Almost all of the Forsyth County Georgia food pantries partner with other regional organizations. They have donations and volunteers from Feeding America, the United Way, and other non-profits. The groups work together to feed the hungry, provide holiday support or clothes, and other aid.

The resources available to residents of the community are noted below. There may be emergency food provided by churches, charities, soup kitchens, and even government backed social service offices. They generally coordinate their services to prevent duplication of programs. This means that a low income family often will not be able to get free food, clothes, cleaning supplies, etc. from multiple sites.

The hours of the food banks in Forsyth County are limited. It is recommended to call in advance for hours and application criteria. While the distribution centers try not to turn anyone away, that is sometimes a possibility.

Cumming Baptist Church
Location is 115 Church Street
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone number is 770-205-6699
A small soup kitchen and food pantry are on site. There are also seasonal services, including Christmas or Thanksgiving meals and summer snacks for children.

Cumming First United Methodist Church
770 Canton Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
For intake, dial 770-887-2900

MSG Foundation
605 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-889-2859
They partner with the Forsyth County charities to help the working poor. Cereal, meat, formula, and other assistance is available.





Creekside United Methodist Church
Main address: 673 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
Dial 770-888-8449
Only members of the parish can get help. Canned food, some fruits, baby formula, and other supplies may be given.

Care and Share Outreach
1270 Sawnee Drive
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770 887-5542
Multiple financial and food assistance programs are run. They offer funds for electric bills, information on SNAP food stamps or WIC vouchers for single moms, and other social services.

Abba House
6800 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 678-208-2000

North Lanier Baptist Church
829 Atlanta Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
Telephone number is 770-781-5433




There's Hope for the hungry
Location is 1230 Samples Industrial Dr.
Cumming, Georgia 30041
Phone: 770-310-6671
The charity operates a soup kitchen. Lunches, dinners, breakfasts, and more is served.

Grace Chapel Church of Christ - Meals by Grace
6755 Majors Road
Cumming, GA 30040
Call the soup kitchen at 770-889-8028. Christmas, Easter, and Thanksgiving assistance is offered too.

Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit
724 Pilgrim Mill Rd.
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: 770-887-8190
The food banks can be used in an emergency. There is help for seniors, the jobless, and immigrants as well.

City on a Hill
1645 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Phone: 770-889-6919

Hightower Baptist Association Inc
8630 Wallace Tatum Road
Cumming, Georgia 30028
The pantry has groceries, canned fruit or vegetables, soup, and more. Other household supplies may be paper products, soap, etc.

For referrals to other locations in Forsyth County dial 404.892.9822. Not only can a caller learn about a local food pantry, but also programs including Meals on Wheels for seniors, free school lunches, and much more.



By Jon McNamara

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