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STATE RESOURCES COMPILED BY Office of State Representative El-Mahdi Holly


District Community Resources

Partnership to Promote Assistance Programs & Agencies:

 Connecting Henry


the Office of State Representative  El-Mahdi Holly  

Food Pantries

Abigail’s Pantry

Bethel United Methodist Church

245 Fairview Rd.,

Stockbridge, GA 30281


Monday and Thursday 9:30 – 12 noon

Ambassadors for Christ Ministries

125 Rock Quarry Rd.,

Stockbridge, GA 30281

(470) 771-3663

Mrs. Marcela Graves, Director

Tuesday: 11am- 2pm (pre-boxed food items)

Thursday: 6 - 8 p.m. (staged like a grocery store; clients may select the items of their choice). Must show ID and no appointment or referral form required.

Bethel UMC Food Co-op

245 Fairview Road,

Stockbridge, GA 30281

(770) 474-2570

Provides everything from fresh fruits to vegetables, canned goods.

Cathedral of Praise Worship Center 

60-B Lincoln Rd,

McDonough, GA 30253

(770) 954-9117

Every 4th Saturday 9-12 noon

Conyers Monastery of the Holy Spirit

2625 Hwy 212,

Conyers, Georgia 30094

(770) 483-7228

County Line United Methodist Church

4031 Old River Rd,

Ellenwood, GA 30294

(404) 243-0363

Crossroad Christian Church


3545 N. Henry Blvd.,

Stockbridge, GA

Free food and clothing to Henry and neighboring communities

Wednesday’s from 1pm - 6 pm

Ellenwood Oaks Community Church

1234 Panola Road,

Ellenwood, GA, 30294

404-375-0297 Emily Holley


Food & Clothing: Sat, 10am-2p

Emmanuel Community Church


1400 Highway 212,

Conyers, GA  30094

Fish & Loaves Food Pantry

Tuesdays 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Faith Baptist Church

346 GA-138,

Stockbridge, GA 30281


Food Pantry once a month, last Saturday (If Holiday, May have it the 2nd Sat). Do not need to call first.  

Feed My People

6045 N. Henry Blvd,

Stockbridge, GA 30281


First Baptist Church

101 Macon St.,

McDonough, GA  

(770) 957-5828 


Friendship Community Church of College Park Georgia, Inc. 

4141 Old Fairburn Rd. 

College Park, GA 30349

(404) 349-6040 Main Client Number

(404) 349-1278 Food Pantry

Georgia Food & Resource Center

470 Steele Drive,

Hampton, GA 30228


Monday – Wednesday 8 am – 4 pm

Thurs 5 am – 12 noon, Need appointment

The emergency food day is on Wednesdays 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. ID required.

Harvest Outreach Ministries Int’l


100 Hendricks Drive – Suite 150

McDonough, GA  30253

Food Pantry 11a – 2p Thursdays

Helping in His Name


85 Bellamy Place,

Stockbridge, GA  30281

Call for an appointment

Helping Hands Ending Hunger

Clayton County Schools

Kendrick Middle School


7971 Kendrick Road,

Jonesboro, GA  30238

Kemp Primary School

1090 McDonough Rd.,

Hampton, GA 30228


House of Prayer & Fellowship

3840 Walt Stephens Road

Stockbridge, GA 30281

770- 507-0154

Hunger Hotline


Jodeco Road United Methodist

1500 Jodeco Road,

Stockbridge, GA 30281


Living by The Word Church

1121 Meredith Park Drive

McDonough, GA 30253


Thursdays 7 - 8 p.m.

Locust Grove United Methodist

211 Peeksville Rd,

Locust Grove, GA 30248

(770) 957-9605

Millie’s Mini Pantry

48 Griffin Street,

McDonough, GA 30253

Free food and personal care items. Take & donate.

Miracle Mission Hope House

466 Simpson Street,

McDonough, GA 30253

Food, clothes, toiletries

T, W, Thu 9:30-3:00 Must complete intake form for eligibility

Mt. Olive Baptist Church

469 Mt. Olive Road,

Stockbridge, GA 30281

(770) 987-3308


The Community Center

470 Mount Olive Rd,

Stockbridge, GA 30281

Saturday 10 am – 1 pm

New Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Church

3979 Panthersville Rd,

Ellenwood, GA 30294


The Online Food Pantry


They deliver food to home or person’s local Police Department

For ages 18 and older

Serve Counties: Henry, Clayton, DeKalb, Spalding, Fulton

Reaping the Harvest Outreach Ministries Intl.

100 Hendricks Drive, Suite 150

McDonough, GA, 30253

For donations call 888-760-8170

Food Pantry 11 am to 2 pm every Thursday

Salem Baptist Church

Hwy 155,

McDonough, GA 30252

Monday 10 am – 2 pm

Salvation Army

401 Racetrack Rd,

McDonough, GA 30253


Monday and Wednesday 10 am – 2 pm

Shiloh Baptist Church

262 Macon Street,

McDonough, GA 30253

770-957-2344 Ext 116

Monday & Wednesday 2:30 pm – 6 pm

Thursday (Approved emergency boxes only) 4:30 am – 6 pm

Friday 2:30 pm – 5 pm

2nd Saturday (monthly boxes) 11 am – 12:30

Shoal Creek Baptist Church


99 MLK Blvd.,

Locust Grove, GA  30248

Food Pantry Tuesday & Thursday

12 pm to 2 pm

Southside Haitian Church of God

1906 Chadberry Walk

Stockbridge, GA 30281

770- 707-0522

The charity has a soup kitchen.

St. James the Apostle

McDonough, GA 30253


Assistance ranges from a food pantry to a thrift store for clothing or furniture. There may also be vouchers for gasoline, groceries, medications, and more.

St. Vincent de Paul

Hands of Christ Food Pantry

595 Macon Street,

McDonough, GA 30253

2nd Saturday every month 9 am – 12 noon

Stockbridge Assembly of God 

3910 N. Henry Blvd. 

Stockbridge, GA 30281


Tri-City Seventh Day Adventist Church Community Services

1978 Hwy 42 N.,

McDonough, GA 30253


Union United Methodist Church

4600 Hwy 138 SW,

Stockbridge, GA 30281

770-757-2297 - Bill Hallman

Mondays 9-2

Need Rockdale or Henry County ID

United Food Force

1463 Highway 20 W.

McDonough, GA 30253

Monday thru Thursday

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Monthly cost

United in Faith Christian Ministry

161 Racetrack Rd.,

McDonough, GA 30253


Free groceries, clothing, paper goods, fresh fruits, and more may be served.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church

397 Racetrack Rd,

McDonough, GA 30252

(770) 957-4728

Wholesome Wave Georgia

They match SNAP/EBT dollars — dollar for dollar —at participating farmer's markets. When you spend $10, you get $10 for free to spend on fresh, local fruits and vegetables. Go to “Programs Menu”, choose “Georgia Fresh for Less”, scroll down the page, and click “Download a spreadsheet of our 2020 Georgia Fresh for Less Partners”


FoodFinder App


Food Pantry Locations

Henry County – DFACS


SNAP/Food Stamp Benefits

Emergency Financial Assistance

Connecting Henry

66 Veterans Drive,

McDonough, GA 30253


Appointments only

Salvation Army

401 Racetrack Road,

McDonough, GA  30252


Monday, Wednesday, Friday:  9 am - 2 pm

Fire Victims - Bring the paperwork from the Fire Department or the Red Cross to show there was a fire. The Salvation Army allows the family charge to replenish items lost. The family can just show up with the paperwork to shop free of charge as a referral is not required.

Samaritans Together

85 Bellamy Place

Stockbridge, GA 30281


St. Vincent de Paul

(St. James Church)

1000 GA-155 N,

McDonough, GA 30252


Enter your zip code, and you will be directed to the correct office for requirements and the next support day.

St Vincent de Paul Society 

2621 Highway 20 SE,

Conyers, GA 30013 

Main Line: 770- 761-3731

Help Line: 678-892-6163

Description: Conferences receive requests from clients. Trained home visitors, “Vincentians,” conduct face-to-face meetings generally in the client’s residence to understand clients’ circumstances firsthand and determine the appropriate assistance. The Society provides financial assistance for a range of needs including medical/dental/prescriptions, counseling, rent and housing, utilities, food, legal fees, transportation, and burials. In addition to other services, the Society has two shelters in the Metro area.

a. House of Dreams in Smyrna


b. St. Michael’s House in Kennesaw


Emergency Rental Assistance

Georgia Department of Community Affairs  Rental Assistance

(833) 827-RENT (7368)

Tenant Requirements: State ID or Passport; Income documents for every person above 18 yrs old; Past Due rent notice or utility bills, provider & account number; Copy of Lease; documents showing a reduction in income, significant costs or a financial hardship due directly or indirectly to Covid-19

Please Note: There has been a delay, caused by distress across Georgia.  For more info about the Rental Assistance Program, please read this: CLICK HERE

Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) of Georgia

Atlanta office serves all of metropolitan counties directly outside of Atlanta, including Henry, Clayton, Spalding

160 Clairemont Avenue - Suite 350, Decatur, GA 30030

(404) 377-4545

NACA conducts webinars, providing mortgage assistance and rental assistance. Program used for homebuyers; NACA offers Below Market Interest Rate, No Down Payment, No Closing Costs or Fees, and works with those who Do Not have perfect credit history

Applicants for Rental Assistance should complete this form:  CLICK HERE .

Emotional Support

McIntosh Trail (Henry)

Community Support Board

139 Henry Parkway

McDonough, GA 30253

(770) 358-5252

Mon.-Fri.: 8am-5pm