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Forsyth County

If you are in need of emergency food assistance, contact one of our partner agencies in Forsyth County. Each agency has different hours of operation and requirements. Therefore, we suggest that you call the agency for specific information. If you are unable to find help near you, please contact Lydia Johnson at 770-534-4111 or via email.

Food Pantries

Abba House
6800 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
678-208-2000 ext. 107
Day / Time: Tuesday 2pm – 5pm
Notes: Client can receive food no more than 2x a month. ID required the initial visit and no one but the person on file can pick up for the family.


City on a Hill
1645 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
770-889-6919
Day / Time: Wed 8:15 – 8:30 pm; Sun 12:00 – 12:30 pm; last Sat. of the month.
Notes: No restrictions


Creekside United Methodist Church
673 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, GA 30041
770-888-8449
Day / Time: 3rd Sat, by appt.
Notes: Forsyth County residents, food is delivered to clients 1x per month on 3rd weekend of month.


Cumming Baptist Church
115 Church Street
Cumming, GA 30040
770-315-3667
Day / Time: Monday 9am-11am
Notes: No restrictions


Cumming First United Methodist Church
770 Canton Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-2900
Day / Time: Wed 9am- 11am
Notes: Clients can receive groceries 1x per calendar month and 1x per week for bread products and sweets.


Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit
724 Pilgrim Mill Road
Cumming, GA 30040
404-226-0935
Day / Time: Last Saturday 8am -930am
Notes: No restrictions.


Hightower Baptist Association Inc.
8630 Wallace Tatum Road
Cumming, GA 30028
770-205-2464
Day / Time: Second Saturday 8am – 12pm
Notes: USDA guidelines – name, address, income required.


Meals by Grace – Grace Chapel Church of Christ
549 Lake Center Parkway
Cumming, GA 30040
678-779-0872
Day / Time: Pantry Tuesday 11am – 1pm & Thursday 11am – 1pm
Notes: Pantry: 1x per week, cannot be part of delivery program. Delivery Program: referral from Forsyth County School social worker, 1x per week.


No Longer Bound
2725 Pine Grove Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
678-431-5164
Day/Time: Call Monday – Friday for pick up from 3pm-5pm


North Central / There’s Hope
1230 Samples Industrial
Cumming, GA 30041
770-310-6671
Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 10am – 1pm, by appointment
Notes: Client will be given the location and date of distribution nearest them.


North Lanier Baptist Church
829 Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30040
770-781-5433
Day / Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 3pm – 5pm
Notes: No restrictions.


Unseen Hands
5650 Riley Road
Cumming, GA 30028
678-456-2082
Day / Time: Third Saturday 9am – 12pm
Notes: distributes 1x monthly, no referral needed, USDA guidelines – name, address, income required.

Other Forsyth County Partner Agencies

The Mountain Lake Church Mobile Food Pantry
3105 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
770-888-2513
Day / Time: Last Saturday of the month from 9am – 11am
Notes: Name and contact information required.

Meals by Grace – Cumming
A program that delivers meals to struggling families in Forsyth County.

No Longer Bound – Cumming
A rehabilitation program that helps men who are struggling with addiction.

MSG Foundation
A program that delivers food to struggling families in Forsyth County.

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