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With only 5 part time employees, the Co-op operates using volunteer power.  Each year, an average of 200 individuals donate their time towards the daily operation of the Co-op.

  • Individual Volunteers

    • Prior to serving, ALL volunteers must attend Volunteer Orientation.

      • Volunteer Orientation is currently suspended.  Please check back at a later date.

    • Areas of service include:

      • Client Interviewer (additional training required)

      • Pantry Distribution

      • Pantry Intake

      • Office and Administrative

      • Food Donation Pick Up and Delivery

  • Group Volunteers

    • We can accept groups up to 10 persons

    • Volunteers must be high school age and above

  • Court Ordered Community Service

    • Must be pre-screened and pre-approved

    • Individuals seeking preemptive service hours prior to a court date must follow the same protocol as those seeking court ordered hours.

For additional information on volunteering, please contact Dot Desjardin at or (770) 985-5229 x106.


Donate Food:

The Co-op depends on the generosity of the community to meet the needs of local families.


Click here for a list of current pantry needs


For additional information on food donations, please contact LaShawn Alford at or (770) 985-5229 x108.


Pantry donation drop off location and hours:

Donations are received at the back of the Co-op building at the entrance marked “Donations” 

Monday        10am to 12pm

Tuesday        10am to 12pm

Thursday      10am to 12pm

Saturday       10am to 12pm

Donation receipts available upon request

Off Site Pantry Donation Locations (hours may vary)

  • Grace New Hope Church

  • Grayson United Methodist Church

  • Grayson City Hall

  • Snellville City Hall


Donate Funds

The Co-op operates 100% on donations.  The Co-op depends on financial contributions by churches, individuals, and local organizations.  Donations are used to fund client financial assistance, purchase food, and pay for operational expenses. 

To make donating money easier for individuals, we offer a secure online donation option through PayPal.

If you prefer to mail your donation, please send your gift to P.O. 1521, Snellville, GA 30078.

The Co-op is an established 501 c 3 organization, and therefore all qualifying donations are tax deductible.




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