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Phone: 770-887-1098
2550 The Place Circle
Cumming
Georgia 30040
USA
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Target demographics: Assisting our residents with emergency basic needs in their time of emergency.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 32,080 residents. We provided $1,007,193 of in-kind assistance and $177,277 in direct finacial assistance.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help is always needed in our Food Pantry and Thrift Store to help with food or to maintain the grounds and facility.

Geographic areas served: Forsyth County, Georgia

Programs: Programs: Food Pantry, Surplus Food Pantry, Wednesday Noon Day Meals, Direct Emergency Assistance, Elderly Assistance, Youth Program, Medical Fund and Thrift Store Voucher Program. We are providing healthy snacks to the schools for hungry students. Our direct assistance programs are preventing homelessness and deprivation. We educate, advocate and refer to all local agencies as appropriate.
Seasonal: Thanksgiving food box distribution and Christmas food bags. Back to School distribution, Easter basket distribution, and YMCA Day Camp Scholarships.

Mission:
To listen compassionately to those deprived of basic needs, and together with them, find creative ways to alleviate suffering.
Results:
Each year over $1,000,0000 in assistance is provided to residents in need. This includes all in-kind assistance such as food, clothing, back to school supplies and emergency financial assistance for rent or utilities.

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04/08/14
The Place is the go to agency when residents are in need of food or have an emergency need. The Place continues to prevent deprivation and homelessness in Forsyth County! Food is the most fundamental of needs and by far the greatest one in our community. Our food pantry and Surplus pantry are ... more »
06/20/13
I have been a weekly volunteer at The Place of Forsyth County for several years. I keep volunteering there because: 1. They provide help to many needy people in our community in many different ways (food, shelter, utilities, clothing, school supplies, etc.). 2. They make sure the people they help... more »
04/22/13
The Place is invaluable to our community, the city of Cumming, and the entirety of Forsyth County, GA. From their many food programs to financial assistance with utilities, some medicines, and housing, they literally save lives every day. Whatever the need, they listen compassionately to those ... more »
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