Food banks, soup kitchens and free pantries in Gwinnet County.
Find where to get free food, groceries, personal toiletries and even hot meals in Gwinnet County Georgia. Several churches, charities, and community centers offer low-income families and individuals across the region information on assistance programs. There are free boxes of groceries given out today, Meals on Wheels services and other support. Locate free food pantries near you in Gwinnet County below, including centers that are open today.
A number of assistance programs are offered, with a focus on seniors, disabled people and the low income. There will also be holiday food baskets, baby formula, and grocery assistance for the low-income. The top free food distribution places to call for help in Gwinnet County are below. There is a also a free referral number at the bottom of the page as well for more locations of food assistance programs in Gwinnet County. Or look here for Georgia DHS food stamp applications.
Thousands of food boxes and meals are distributed every month to the low-income, unemployed and struggling in the community. There are also some charities that run Meals on Wheels for senior citizens in the Gwinnet County area. In addition to the emergency perishable items, groceries, and food boxes, many of the pantries can refer individuals to other assistance programs as well including SNAP food stamps. In addition some locations run either clothing closets or thrift stores too, for items like baby formula, diapers, supplies, or personal hygiene supplies.
Places that give free groceries in Gwinnet County including a food pantry
Union Baptist Church - Exodus Outreach, Inc.
Location of center - 251 Bona Rd., Buford, Georgia 30518. Telephone number - (770) 945-9064
North Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry
4395 Commerce Dr, Buford, GA 30518. Dial (770) 271-9793 for information and hours.
Several social service and assistance programs are offered for the low income in the Gwinnet County community. Counselors can direct people to programs to help pay bills, housing costs, and more. In addition, a free food pantry is on site for free groceries, supplies such as diapers, and other aid. Get soup, meats, frozen vegetables, and other free grocery items from the client choice pantry.
Duluth Cooperative Ministries - Hands of Christ
Location - 3395 Fox St., Duluth, GA 30096. Call - (770) 623-9563
A bag of groceries may be passed out, or staff can help very low income residents apply for SNAP food stamps or other benefits. New low income parents, including single moms, can get free baby formula or WIC vouchers. Or get shelf-stable food, cereal, soap or laundry detergent and more.
- Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry, Inc. - Address: 52 Gwinnett Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Dial - (770) 339-7887. Another Gwinnett County Georgia ministry, similar food assistance programs and social services offered as the other non-profit agency listed above.
Cafe Community Center at Cathedral De Fe Ministries, Inc. (Iglesia Catedral de Fe Atlanta)
1416 Braselton Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Main number is (770) 962-9624
Meals and food is offered to the low income, homeless, and others. There are free food boxes for immigrants, migrant workers and others a swell.
New Life Fellowship, Inc. - Bread of Life Food Ministries
990 Martins Chapel Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Dial (770) 513-1007
Meals, fresh perishable items, bread, and other free food and groceries offered. Holiday meals, such as those for eater, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, may be served from the center. This is also a soup kitchen, including a free meal for the homeless each day.
Gwinnett County Salvation Army Service Unit
Main office - 3455 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Telephone - (770) 724-1677
The local Salvation Army offers a wide range of assistance programs for the low income, unemployed, seniors, and single parents. They include a free food bank and soup kitchen.
They also help feed kids and students during the summer. Some of the other resources can help pay electric bills, rent, and medications. However most services provide items like access to a food pantry, Christmas gifts and meals, shelter, and a thrift store for reduced priced goods, including kitchen items. More on Salvation Army Gwinnet County programs.
Love Outreach Mission - World Outreach Mission
1294 Braselton Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. Call 770-339-1916
The charity has a food pantry, soup kitchen and free clothing closet. Ger dry and canned goods, paper products, and personal toiletries, like toilet paper or hand sanitizers. As donations to the pantry allow, struggling families can get free food bags with meat, pasta, bread, peanut butter and jelly and more.
Cross Pointe The Church @ Gwinnett Center, Inc.
Address is 1800 Satellite Blvd., Duluth, GA 30097. Dial (678) 802-7233
GracePointe Community Church of Gwinnett
Location is 311 Oakland Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30044. Call (770) 995-5812
An emergency pantry is open a couple days per week. Call for hours.
The Bridge Community COG
Food bank is at 2026 Braselton Hwy, Buford, GA 30519. Main number is 470-299-8300
Norcross Cooperative Ministry
Center address is - 500 Pinnacle Ct, Norcross, GA 30071. Dial - (770) 263-8268
A number of services are available. A food pantry will have bags of groceries in a crisis. Or contact the center for information on government aid such as SNAP food stamps. They also operate Meals on Wheels, help seniors or the disabled get benefits, and serve hot meals too. Learn more on financial assistance from Norcross Cooperative Ministry.
Southeast Gwinnett Co Op
55 Grayson Industrial Parkway, Grayson, GA 30017. Dial 770-985-5229
Free produce or vegetables, milk or dairy products, pasta and more. They also accept SNAP food stamps for the store part of the Co Op.
Christ First Community Church
Address: 4576 Lenora Church Rd, Snellville, GA 30039. Phone - 770-885-7140
St. Vincent de Paul of Gwinnet County
The church based group provides services in this county too. The low income, with a focus on families with children or senior citizens, can receive free food, perishable goods, and maybe even baby formula or a Christmas meal. Get items including Shelf Stable or Dry Milk, Pasta, Ensure for seniors and more. Call (678) 892-6163 or (770) 622-9533 for hours.
Sugarloaf Korean Baptist Church
Pantry and soup kitchen is at 1664 Old Peachtree Rd NW, Suwanee, GA 30024. Dial (770) 934-9397
The Quiin House - Signs & Wonders, Inc.
Location - 555 Hurricane Shoals Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. Telephone - (770) 962-0470
Lilburn Cooperative Ministry
Address is 5329 Five Forks Trickum Rd., Lilburn, Georgia 30047. Dial (770) 931-8333
A pantry has free food in a crisis. Other services will be formula, clothing and a low cost thrift shop for people in poverty.
City of Hope and Community Outreach Ministry, Inc.
Food bank location is 182 Hunter St., Norcross, GA 30071. Dial (770) 448-5475 for hours.
Cafe Community Center
Food pantry address is on Buford Drive in Lawrenceville
Call the non-profit at (770) 236-8604
Resources administered include a free food pantry with non-perishable and perishable items such as fruits or vegetables. Thanksgiving and holiday meals may be offered in Gwinnett by the non-profit. Surplus government commodities may be disbursed as well. Other programs are for ESL classes and even GED preparation.
Place of Enlightenment, Inc.
2720 Centerville Hwy.
Snellville, Georgia 30078
Phone number - (770) 982-8221. Dial the Main Client Number for hours and when food is distributed.
Additional free food and meals near you in Gwinnett County
Several other resources and free food assistance programs operate in the Gwinnett County region. Examples of them include school meals and summer snacks for children, Meals on Wheels, and more. There are also Feeding America hunger prevention programs as well as other free food distribution centers in the region. To get more information on local free food pantry pantries near you, soup kitchens or resources, dial (404) 892-9822.
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