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

City on a Hill
1645 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040
Day / Time: Wed 8:00 – 8:30 pm; Sun 11:30 – 12:00 pm; last Sat 10:00 – 11:30. of the month. (During COVID-19 call to make an appointment for food assistance.  Leave name and contact information when you call 678-883-3512
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 8am-10am
Notes: No restrictions

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

Delivery Program: CFUMC Food Pantry delivers once per month to qualified families.  Please contact Barbara Ledbetter @ 770-887-2900 ext. 236 or

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

Meals by Grace 
432A Canton Road
Cumming, GA 30040
Day / Time: Pantry Tuesday and Thursday 10am – 2:30pm
Notes: Pantry: 1x per week, cannot be part of delivery program. Delivery Program: Sunday referral from Forsyth County School social worker, 1x per week.

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

North Central / There’s Hope for the Hungry
1230 Samples Industrial
Cumming, GA 30041
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
Day / Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday 3pm – 5pm; Last Saturday of the Month Mobile Food Pantry 9am – 10am
Notes: No restrictions.

The Place of Forsyth – Bilingual
2550 The Place Circle
Cumming, GA 30040
Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 10 am-4 pm. Saturday 8:30 am – 11 am (COVID-19 hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-1)
Notes: Name, address

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