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Resource Guide: Food Pantries in your area

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Oconee Street United Methodist Church
The church has a special giving account at Athens First Bank and Trust. Checks can be made to Oconee Street UMC Building Fund. Donations can also be mailed to Oconee Street Building Fund, P.O. Box 6707, Athens, Ga., 30604. More information can be found at www.rebuildoconeestreetumc.org.

Action Ministries
Seeking donations for its Our Daily Bread community kitchen, which formerly served free breakfast out of the church, is seeking ready-to-eat breakfast item and other donations. Donations can be taken or mailed to its building at 717 Oconee St., Athens, Ga., 30605. Its phone number is 706-353-6647 ext. 5670.

Atlanta Community Food Bank
Founded in 1979, ACFB procures over 35 million pounds of food and groceries each year and distributes it to more than 600 nonprofit partner agencies serving families and individuals in 29 metro Atlanta and north Georgia counties.
Website:www.acfb.org

Douglas County
Mission on the Move Ministries, Inc,
This organization operates a soup kitchen for individuals in need. In addition, they provide clients with glasses.
Location: 3945 Yeager Rd Douglasville, GA 30135
Hours: Soup kitchen - Monday's 7:00pm to 8:00pm
All other services - 9:00am to 1:00pm Monday through Friday

Cherokee County
Acworth Emergency Food Pantry
This food pantry is done by appointments only. Call the pantry and leave a message and someone will get back with you and set up a time for you to come by.
Location: Mars Hill Presbyterian Church - 3385 Mars Hill Rd. Acworth, GA 30101
Phone Number: (770) 975-9581

Fulton County
Action Mission Ministry, Inc.
This organization offers a food pantry, USDA & SNAP programs, a clothing closet and inspirational services for those in need.
Location: 18 William Holmes Borders Dr., NE Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone Number: (404) 659-4328

Cobb County
Greater Community Mission Center
GCMC is a food pantry that serves all of Cobb county. You must have a picture ID and proof of income. Location: 406 Roswell St. Marietta, GA 30060
Phone Number: (770) 425-4583
Hours: 10am to 1pm every second and third Saturday of the month

Clayton County
Samaritans Together for Clayton County, Inc.
STCC is a food pantry that serves the residents of Clayton County. Must bring an ID and some sort of proof of residence or lease.
Location: 1000 Main St. Forest Park, GA 30297
Phone Number: (404) 361-8848
Hours: Monday and Wednesdays 9 am - 12pm, closed the last week of every month

DeKalb County
Decatur Area Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM)
DEAM is a food pantry for the residents of DeKalb County. Serves zip codes 30002, 30030, 30079, parts of zip codes that fall in DeKalb: 30032, 30033, 30306, 30307, 30316, and 30317.
Location: 515 E. Ponce de Leon Ave Decatur, GA 30030
Phone Number: 404-373-2300
Hours: Monday through Friday 9am - 11:30am

Gwinnett County
Vision Academy Life Center
This food pantry serves Gwinnett residents. You must bring picture ID and proof of residence.
Location: 458 Chestnut ST. Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone Number: (678) 206-0688
Hours: Tuesday 10am - 4pm by appointment only

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