I was wondering if anyone knew where any food banks are?
Below is a list I copied and pasted from the CC profile.
The Listed Programs below can also be found in the above links.
You can also call 211 for local community resources.
Angel Food Ministries
www.angelfoodministries.com . You can get food once a month from some area churches for $30 and it's a lot of stuff. On the website you can click on Georgia and it'll show you all of the participating churches.
Bremen Food & Clothing
180 Helton Rd
Clothes Been, 551 Hardee Street, Dallas GA 30132; Provides clothing and some household items for low income families for a very low price. Funds earned through the resale of used items are returned to the community to help families in crisis. Donations Welcome. 770-443-7490; Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Douglas County Food Bank
8915 Bright Star Rd
Family Resource Center, 445 Paulding Lane, Dallas GA 30132 (770) 443-1660 firstname.lastname@example.org.; offers services which include community resource and referral information, an infant supply/children's clothing closet for families in crisis, quality assistance to childcare and family care centers in the form of support and training, a home-based family support program to referred families, a Parent Singles Project offered in childcare centers as support and education program for parents, and Right From the Start Medicaid intake service provider.
Fortified Hills Baptist Church distributes non-perishable food to needy families every Thursday night beginning at 6:00 p.m. 4705 East Paulding Drive, Dallas, Georgia 30157 Phone: 678-363-7267 (info provided by a pcommer)
Foster Parent Association, 430 Kelly Loop Raod, Buchanan, GA 30113, (770) 646-6804, email@example.com, agency supports foster and adoptive parents in meeting the needs of children in Paulding County.
Fullerville Mission, 531 Rockmart Road, Villa Rica, GA 30180, (770) 456-9619, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 2 pm; provides services to Paulding County residents which includes help with children and adult clothes, food, Bible Studies, and Christian Counseling. Volunteers are always needed. No fees for services.
Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobbhttp://www.goodsamcobb.org/
Georgia Food Bank
542 Golf Course Rd
Tallapoosa, GA 30176-3675
Helping Hands of Paulding County, 240 Professional Court, Dallas GA 30132 (770) 443-1230; help with food, utilities, rent, medicine, and free Bibles; All services are free; Monday to Friday 10 am - 2 pm.
Helping Hands Ministries of Rockmart
107 Church St
303 Mandeville Ave
Carrollton, GA 30117
MEDICAL & DENTAL CLINICS 1605 Roberta Drive, Marietta, GA 30008 770-419-3120
Charges are calculated from a sliding fee scale based on family income and size. Patients are required to bring to a photo identification, proof of income to determine the percentage of their financial responsibility. W-2's, three current paycheck stubs, unemployment letter form unemployment office, letters from employers, and government benefits letter are all suitable as proof of income.http://www.goodsamhc.org
Mercy Intercession Center, PO Box 1635, Hiram, GA 30141, (770) 443-4114 - 24-hour message line; offers limited transitional housing to women and children who were formerly residing in a homeless or battered women's shelters a bridge to independence, services are free.
New Beginnings Food Outreach, Inc., 6973 Glade Road, Acworth, GA 30102, (770) 529-6353; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 11 am - 4 pm; Wednesday 10:30 am to 12:30 pm; Friday 11 am to 2 pm; non-profit food outreach ministry operates solely on donations and contributions to feed and assist families in need. The agency supplements individual and family households with food and personal care needs through community donations.
New Georgia Baptist Church, 5445 Mulberry Rock Road, Villa Rica GA 30180 (770) 459-3219; www.NGBC.org; offers food to families in need upon approval of application.
North View Baptist Church. http://www.northview...S...&PID=512483
offers a food pantry. You must contact them prior to arrange pickup time. (pick up is on Wednesdays.) Storehouse Ministries works with more than one hundred Southern Baptist Churches and new Congregations in the Noonday Baptist Association. Each church helps by donating food and funds to aid those in need. Storehouse Ministries presently has 17 pantry churches with food boxes on hand at their church to be distributed to those who contact Storehouse Ministries. Storehouse Ministries contact number: 770-422-3347 (info provided by a pcommer)
Operation Noel, 2591 Dell Ridge Drive, Douglasville GA 30135 (770) 947-5078; serves Douglas, Paulding & Cobb Co.; organization helps less fortunate neighbors in need for the holiday season
Paulding Christmas, Inc., P.O. Box 168, Dallas GA 30132 (770) 443-7810; provides toys to underprivileged children ages birth to 15 during the holiday season; donations of money or new toys only are greatly appreciated
Seats for Little Lambs Inc., (SFLL) is a faith based non-profit organization focused on providing reliable and safe car seats to families in financial distress who cannot afford them on their own. We will offer education about car seat safety and classes where parents can learn to properly install car seats. We will help families who are in financial distress by providing basic necessities, such as diapers, diaper bags, formula, clothing, cribs and other items they may not be able to afford. We will reach out into the community to offer pre-natal classes for all families, from traditional to non-traditional, and to help provide child care assistance for families who cannot afford it. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (770)508-8165.
You can also visit our website www.seatsforlittlelambs.org
S.H.A.R.E. House, Inc., P.O. Box 723, Douglasville GA 30133 (770) 949-0626; Crisis Line 24 hrs. (770) 489-7513; 24 hour service in crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional apartments, and a mobile crisis intervention team. Legal assistance and advocacy is offered. Children's programs, domestic violence counseling, support groups, emergency food and clothing, and community education services.
Shepard's Rest Ministries Battered Women's Shelter, P.O. Box 737, Dallas, GA 30132 (770) 443-5213; provides women and children with emergency housing, emergency transportation, food, and clothing; offers victim's assistance in obtaining temporary protective orders, in-house individual counseling, group counseling, help with spiritual issues, and assistance to women with employment search. Provided limited financial aid to qualified applicants in need of rent or utilities assistance. Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm
Simple Gospel Church 294 WI Parkway, Dallas, GA (behind Baby Janes restaurant) (404) 304-9894 for assistance
Can provide food to families in need. We are at the church on Friday nights from 6:30pm until 8:00 pm every Friday night.
St James Community Church http://www.stjamesmarietta.com
. Church has a food pantry and clothes pantry, and participates in Angel Food Ministries program. They help with spiritual needs as well.
St. Vincent De Paul Society, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas, GA 30132 (770) 443-1533; emergency assistance with food, rent, utilities or medicine
Tallatoona Paulding Human Resource Development Center., P.O. Box 136, 823 Macland Road, Dallas GA 30132 (770) 445-4171; emergency utilities, rent, surplus food, winter emergency assistance program, applications for local Head Start and Pre-K program. All services are free.
The Thrift Store, 740 Paulding Plaza, Dallas, GA 30132, (770) 505-7707, Monday to Thursday 10 am - 4 pm, Friday 1 pm - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; provides good quality used clothing and household goods to families for a minimal cost.
Villa Rica Community Food
133 Thomas Dorsey Dr
Villa Rica, GA
Warehouse of Hope, Inc, 100 Hunter Road, Douglasville, GA 30134; (770) 489-0509; food bank serves people from Paulding, Cobb, and Douglas counties, people who have bills that consume 90% of their income may qualify for free food; a job partnership program is offered to assist individuals in obtaining employment, donations are needed for all non-food household items.
West Georgia Community Food Bank
999 N Burnt Hickory Rd
YWCA of Northwest GA , 48 Henderson Street, Marietta, GA 30064; (770)427-2902; www.ywcanwga.com; Offers FREE assistance with domestic violence and sexual assault. 24-Hour Crisis Line: (770) 427-3390