Hall County

If you are in need of emergency food assistance, contact one of our partner agencies in Hall 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

Community Food Pantry
615 Oak Street Suite E Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 12pm – 1:30pm
Notes: Client can come 1x every 60 days.

Covenant Connections Church
5818 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Day / Time: 1st and 3rd Saturday 10am – 12pm
Notes: no restrictions

Good Samaritan Food Bank
1220 McEver Road Ext
Gainesville, GA 30504
Day / Time: Monday 5pm – 7pm; Wednesday & Friday 9am – 11am
Notes: USDA guidelines – name, address, income required, Client can come every 30 days (beginning 3/1/2018).

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
600 South Enota Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Monday and Tuesday- 1:30 pm-3:00 pm.  Thursday 10:00 am-11:30 am Closed Wednesday and Friday. Must call for an appointment the day of the visit.
Call during office hours 9:00 am-3:00 pm @ 770-532-2428.
Notes: Photo ID and proof of Hall County residency; 1 visit every 60 days

Joe’s Place – Riverbend Baptist Church
1715 Cleveland Hwy
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Tuesday 9am – 12pm
Notes: May receive food 4x each Quarter (Jan-Mar, Apr-June, July-Sept, Oct-Dec); breads and produce offered if 4-visit-per-year quota met.

John Paul II Training Center
107 Stringer Ave.
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Thursdays 10am – 12pm
Notes: 1x per week. To qualify for additional GNAP foods, proof of children is needed.

Junior League of Hall County
1547 Riverside Dr.
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: November 2017, December 2017, March 2018, May 2018 Third Saturday 11am – 12pm
Notes: Serves families of Gainesville City and Hall County schools.

Liberty Baptist Church – Loaves and Fishes
7439 W. County Line Road
Lula, GA 30554
Day / Time: Fourth Saturday 8:30am
Notes: USDA guidelines – name, address, income required

Living Waters Outreach Inc. – Manna Life
5833 Bark Camp Road
Murrayville, GA 30564
Day / Time: First Saturday 10:15am – 12:15pm
Notes: No restrictions.

Lula Church Inc. – Lula Connection
6455 Main Street
Lula, GA 30554
Day / Time: Third Saturday 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Notes: Clients must be over 60 yrs. old and meet income requirements.

Lula UMC – Shared Blessings
5915 Toombs Street
Lula, GA 30554
Day / Time: First Saturday 8am – 10am
Notes: 1x per month.

New Gainesville Seventh Day Adventist
1813 Floyd Road
Gainesville, GA 30507
Day / Time: 3rd Thursday 11am – 1pm food pantry
Notes: No restrictions.

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.

  • Open Heavens Church – 1216 Aviation Blvd. Suite 116, Gainesville, GA 30501 (678) 361-5731  1st Tuesday of the month.
  • New Bridge Baptist Church  – 3120 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30506 (706) 878-6189  3rd Monday of the month
  • First Hispanic Baptist Church – 1221 Harmony Street, Gainesville, GA 30501  (678) 780-1265  2nd Thursday of the month
  • Maranatha Baptist Church – 5135 McEver Road, Oakwood, GA 30566  (770) 532-6501 3rd Wednesday of the month

Pentecostal Church Triumphants of Jesus
794 Jesse Jewel Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: First & Third Saturday 11am – 1pm
Notes: ID, verification of address, no limit to number of times to access

Rescate 2000
2920 Florence Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504
Day / Time: 2nd Saturday 10am – 1pm
Notes: Name, address, and phone number.

Salvation Army – Pantry
681 Dorsey Street
Gainesville, GA 30503
Day / Time: Monday – Thursday 2pm – 3:30pm

South Hall Community Food Pantry
4211 Walnut Street
Oakwood, GA 30566
Day / Time: Monday 4pm – 6pm
Thursday & Saturday 10am – 12pm
Notes: Hall County Residents; first visit need to show photo ID and SS cards for household residents; subsequent visits need food referral from churches, employers, or social service agencies.

Spirit of Joy Church
3622 Atlanta Hwy.
Flowery Branch, GA 30542
Day / Time: 2nd Saturday 9am – 12pm
Notes: Client can come 3x in a 6 month period; picture ID and proof of residency required.

St. John Baptist Church
741 E. E. Butler Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Meal provided on the 3rd Wednesday 3pm-5pm; Weekly delivery of senior boxes on Wednesday; Emergency food boxes upon request.
Notes: Meal Serve and Senior Delivery Program – Photo ID and current utility bill required. And will supply a family every 90 days a food box. Please call the church office for appointment.  Pick up no later than 2:30..

St. Vincent de Paul – St. Michael’s
1440 Pearce Circle NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: By appointment only; please call and leave a message.
Notes: 1x per year; assistance with food, rent, medical, funeral.

Sunshine Seniors
741 E. E. Butler Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: Tuesdays 2:00 & Fridays 1:00
Notes: Focuses on Seniors Citizens and Children.

The River Community Assembly of God
5043 Thompson Bridge Rd.
Murrayville, GA 30564
Day / Time: 2nd and 4th Thursday from 5pm-7pm
Notes: 2x per month; Name and mailing address required.

The Refuge
5434 Marlow Rd.
Murrayville, GA 30564
Day / Time: Every Monday 4-6pm.

Other Hall County Partner Agencies

The Montgomery Memorial Baptist Church Mobile Food Pantry
1210 West Ridge Road
Gainesville, GA 30501
Day / Time: 2nd Saturday from 9am – 10am
Notes: Name and contact information required.

Angel House
A rehabilitation program that helps women who are struggling with addiction.

Blackshear Place – Backpack Love
Provides backpacks to area schools for at risk children.

Cabin in the Woods
A residential facility for individuals with developmental disabilities

First Presbyterian Church
Prepares and serves meals at Good News at Noon weekly

Gainesville First United Methodist Church
Prepares and serves meals at Good News at Noon weekly

Gateway House
A women’s domestic violence center. 770-539-9080

Grace Episcopal Church
Prepares and serves meals at Good News at Noon weekly

Northside Church – Backpack Love
Provides backpacks to area schools for at risk children. Contact school counselor.

Straight Street Revolution – Backpack Love
Provides backpacks to area schools for at risk children. 678-989-0255

Salvation Army
An Emergency Shelter located at 681 Dorsey Street in Gainesville. 770-534-7589

Three Dimensional Life
Long term recovery program for males 14-20 years old who struggle with destructive behaviors. 770-869-3551

UNG Food Pantry
Campus based pantry for student body and university campus staff. 678-717-3577

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