Atlanta, GA
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 92 food pantries in the Atlanta area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Atlanta , GA 30301

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Atlanta, GA to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Atlanta , GA.

Area Served:
Atlanta , GA



Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many. Not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
-- Charles Dickens




Midtown Assistance Center, Inc.

2 Miles Away

30 Porter Pl., NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 681-5777

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Services:
Basic Needs, Bus Fare, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Food Stamps/SNAP Applications, Gas Service Payment Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Health, Homelessness, Income, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Clothing: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm TUE THU

Eligibility:
all services are provided to residents of service area only; employed or have been employed within the last 6 months and diligently searching for replacement job

Area Served:
Bus fare: DeKalb, Fulton; Food pantry, food stamp application, financial assistance: zip codes 30303, 30308, 30309, 30312, 30313, 30314

Additional Services:
This Organization's Mission Is To Provide Emergency Assistance To The Working Poor Of Midtown And Downtown Atlanta, And To Prevent Homelessness And Hunger During Periods Of Crisis.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.
-- James Russell Lowell




Providence Missionary Baptist Church

2 Miles Away

2295 Benjamin E. Mays Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
(404) 752-6869

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Services:
Basic Needs, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision

Hours:
10:00 am to noon FRI

Eligibility:
no restrictions; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Area Served:
Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale

Additional Services:
This Organization Offers Outreach Services To The Community Through A Food Pantry And Clothing Closet. Agency Alternates Services To Seniors 62 Years Of Age And Above And The General Public Each Week. Clients Must Call To See Who They Are Providing Services To That Week.

Documents To Bring:
telephone (clients must call to see if they are serving seniors 62 years of age and above, or if agency is serving 62 years of age and below)



One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honour or observation.
-- Sir Walter Scott




Hunter Hill First Baptist Church

2 Miles Away

166 Edwards St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
(404) 753-8185

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Services:
Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Hours:
9:00 am to 10:30 am 2nd & 3rd SAT

Eligibility:
callers can receive assistance up to 4 times in their lifetime; one person per household per week

Area Served:
City of Atlanta

Additional Services:
This Organization Operates A Food Pantry Serving Individuals And Families In Need.

Documents To Bring:
telephone



When you come to the end of your rope...tie a knot and hang on.
-- Franklin D Roosevelt




Action Mission Ministry, Inc.

2 Miles Away

18 William Holmes Borders Dr., NE c/o Wheat Street Baptist Church
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 659-4328

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Services:
Basic Needs, Food Pantries, General Clothing Provision, Government Surplus Food Distribution Sites, Health, Religion/Spirituality Related Support Groups, Soup Kitchens, Work Clothing

Hours:
Inspirational services: 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm MON WED

Eligibility:
residents of service area only

Area Served:
zip codes 30303, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30312, 30315

Additional Services:
This Organization Offers A Food Pantry, Usda & Snap Programs, A Clothing Closet, Spiritual Counseling, And Inspirational Services For Those In Need.

Documents To Bring:
walk-in



All things are difficult before they are easy.
-- John Norley




Georgia Avenue Community Ministry

2 Miles Away

645 Grant St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 688-0871

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Services:
The mission of Georgia Avenue Community Ministry is to provide food in an affirming environment for neighbors in need and to do so in a way that the recipients invest in the process to gain ownership in and help to create communities in which to exercise their own giftedness and power.

Georgia Avenue Food Cooperative, 200 families meeting every other week. Wednesday Noon lunch and Bible study, meeting weekly during the school year.



You can lay down and die, or you can get up and fight, but that's it -- there's no turning back.
-- Jon English




Sullivan Center, Inc.

3 Miles Away

643 Dill Ave., SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-0531

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Services:
Basic Needs, Benefits Screening, Career Counseling, Education, Electric Service Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, Gas Service Payment Assistance, Health, Homelessness, Income, Job Search Resource Centers, Rent Payment Assistance, Resume Preparation Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Food pantry: 9:00 am to 11:00 am TUE WED FRI

Eligibility:
Food pantry: assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing; residents of service area only; can receive groceries every six months

Area Served:
Financial assistance: City of Atlanta, Fulton County; Food pantry: zip codes 30310, 30311, 30315 ONLY

Additional Services:
This Organization Provides An Array Of Services To Help People Remain Self-sufficient By Providing Help,in A Dignified Manner, To Families And Individuals Facing A Stability Crisis. These Services Are Coordinated And Maintained By Dedicated Staff And Volunteers Who Are Committed To Making A Difference.

Documents To Bring:
walk-in



There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.
-- Buck Rodgers




Calvary United Methodist Church

3 Miles Away

1471 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd., SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
(404) 753-8151

Services:
Basic Needs, Food Pantries

Hours:
9:00 am to 12:30 pm WED

Eligibility:
no restrictions; can receive assistance once every three months; assist food stamps recipients; cannot assist clients in subsidized housing

Area Served:
Butts, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry, Paulding, Rockdale

Additional Services:
This Agency Offers A Food Pantry.

Documents To Bring:
telephone, appointment



The mechanics of industry is easy. The real engine is the people : Their motivation and direction.
-- Ken Gilbert




Atlanta Community Food Bank, Inc.

4 Miles Away

732 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. Nw
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 892-3333

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Services:
Their mission is to fight hunger by engaging, educating empowering their community. As one of the largest Food Banks in the southeast, distributing nearly 34 million pounds of food annually, they provide food primarily to children and youth (about 50%), but food recipients also include low-income families, senior citizens and the homeless. 94% of total budget is used toward programs. The Food Bank also operates several community projects to aid their agencies in community building, technical assistance and advocacy efforts.

The Food Bank works with food manufacturers, distributors and retailers to secure donations of perishable and non-perishable food and household products. Furthermore, corporations, schools, civic groups and religious organizations host over 500 community food drives. In addition to their core food distribution program, the Food Bank has a number of projects that help build community, including: Atlanta?s Table: collects and delivers prepared foods from hotels, restaurants, convention centers and cafeterias to 40 daily meal programs, preventing food waste while saving added preparation costs for these feeding agencies. Hunger 101 Education Program: educates youth, families and adults alike on the issues of hunger and poverty and supports advocacy efforts to reduce poverty. Community Gardens: turns vacant lots in low-income neighborhoods into vegetable gardens where residents work together to grow their own produce, currently supporting over 176 local gardens. Kids In Need: provides hundreds of thousands of brand new, free school supplies to teachers in 215 low-income schools to ensure that children in need have even the most basic learning tools to succeed in school. The Publix Reclamation Center: rescues several million pounds of slightly damaged food items from grocery stores that previously were being shipped to Florida. Hunger Walk/Run: raises money for 6 hunger relief organizations and involves over 10,000 walkers and runners. The Volunteer Program engages more than 15,000 volunteers annually by organizing food drives, sorting damaged products and packing emergency food boxes for agencies that feed the hungry.



Everything you are against weakens you. Everything you are for empowers you.
-- Wayne Dyer




Feed The Hungry Foundation, Inc.

5 Miles Away

1440 Dutch Valley Place
Atlanta, GA 30324
770980155017

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Services:
FEED THE HUNGRY FOUNDATION, INC. is a faith based inter-denominational non-profit corporation, and its Statement of Purpose is as follows:               “FEED THE HUNGRY FOUNDATION was created and operates for the purpose of providing and distributing food and other services to all who suffer the distresses of hunger.  The Foundation is a reflection of the compassion and love of God for all humankind, especially for the least, the last, and the lost. The compassion and the love of God is its motivation and its empowerment.” Feed the Hungry Foundation has provided over 20,000 food boxes into the homes of its clients each year for the last 3 years.  That amounts to over 1,000,000 meals each year!

The Feed the Hungry has two programs that work on a year-round basis. Their weekly food delivery service to families in need of emergency food relief and their other program is their Job Bank, which works with individuals to help them find job placement and earn a living.



No one who has come to true greatness has not felt in some degree that his life belongs to the people, and what God has given them he gives it for mankind.
-- Phillips Brooks




Haitian Ministry Theophile Church In Christ, Inc.

5 Miles Away

930 Custer Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 624-9432

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Services:
Basic Needs, Food Pantries, Personal/Grooming Supplies

Hours:
10:00 am to 1:00 pm 2nd SAT

Eligibility:
no restrictions; assist food stamps recipients; assist clients in subsidized housing

Area Served:
zip code 30316

Additional Services:
This Church Offers A Food Pantry And Toiletry Items For Residents In The Service Area.

Documents To Bring:
telephone



God gave burdens, also shoulders.
-- Yiddish Proverb





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