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
770-889-6919
Day / Time: Wed 7:30 – 8:00 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
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.

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

 

Hightower Baptist Association Inc. – Bilingual
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 
3540 Keith Bridge Rd.
Cumming, GA 30041
404-268-8924
Day / Time: Wednesday 10-4
Notes: Pantry: 1x per week, cannot be part of delivery program. Delivery Program: Sunday referral from Forsyth County School social worker, 1x per week.

 

North Central / There’s Hope for the Hungry
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.

 

The Place of Forsyth – Bilingual
2550 The Place Circle
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-1098
Day / Time: Tuesdays, Wednesday & Thursday 9 am-1 pm.
Notes: Name, address, proof  of county residency & income. Online ordering with scheduled pick ups T, W, Th. Call or come in to qualify and register for access.  Qualify online at www.theplaceofforsyth.org Office hours M-Th 8am-5pm and F 8am – 12pm.

 

Other Forsyth County Partner Agencies

Forsyth County Senior Services 

A program that delivers meals to individuals through the Meals on Wheels Program. They also provide food to individuals participating in Forsyth County Senior Services programs.

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

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

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