How You Can Help


 

CHOOSE A WAY TO GIVE!

 

GIVE MONEY:

Make a financial contribution. North Gwinnett Co-Op.  The North Gwinnett Co-Op is a private, non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. You can donate with the safety of our PayPal "Donate" button located on each page or click here.

DONOR PRIVACY STATEMENT:  Collected donor information will not be sold, shared, or traded to any outside entity, nor will mailings (electronic or otherwise) be sent to donors on behalf of other organizations.  This policy applies to all information collected online and offline, which includes the agency website (accessed though any web capable device), as well as any other additional means- electronic, written, or oral. Donations collected online are processed through a third-party service provider. Donor information will be used through this party only to the extent that is required for the processing to be completed. For information on the privacy of the aforementioned service provider, please see the link the PayPal Link @  https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

 

GIVE FOOD:

It takes just a little to give back a lot! Organize a food drive in your neighborhood, work place, school, or community organization. Collection of food, clothing, and toiletries are always needed. Vist our home page for a current list of needs or call 770-271-9793 for information on specific items needed at the time of your drive.  Last year the North Gwinnett Cooperative distributed over 155,000 pounds of food.  This year we are aiming to distribute even more, but we can’t do it without you!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

1. What are the Food Banks most needed item? Visit our HOME PAGE for a current list of needs.

2. Where can I drop off my donations? 4395 Commerce Drive, Buford, GA  30519  Mondays 6p-8pm, Wednesday, Thursdays or Fridays 10am-2pm, or Saturdays 10am-4pm.   If these hours don't work for you, please contact us 770-271-9793 to schedule your delivery time.

3. Can the North Gwinnett Co-Op pick up my donation? We greatly appreciate donations being brought to our facility because it saves us time and money.

4. Who should I contact with drive related questions? Thank you for organizing a food drive for our neighbors who experience hunger. Please contact Kim Phillips, Executive Director, with any drive questions.  770-271-9793 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

GIVE TIME:

Work Groups: Do you have five or more people wanting to volunteer together?  If so, we can set up a date and time for your group.   Project assignments depend on need but may include soritng donations, stocking shelves and cleaning.  Work groups can be scheduled during the week or on Saturdays.   Times are flexible and depend on availability.   Please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it schedule your work group.

Saturday Volunteer: We are seeking one-two volunteers per each Saturday to assist the store personnel with receiving donations, cleaning the store, sorting donations and cleaning the offices.  Volunteers must be 16 years of age if not accompanied by a parent.  Children middle school and older are able to sign up with a parent.  We do limit the number of volunteers on Saturdays and sign-ups are first come, first serve.  Saturday hours are NOT eligible for community service hours.  Shifts are Noon - 4 pm on Saturdays.  Please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it schedule sign up for your Saturday of choice.

Court Ordered Community Service Hours: The North Gwinnett Co-Op does allow persons needing to complete community service hours volunteer.  The North Gwinnett Co-Op allows community service hours for TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS ONLY (including DUI/BUI).  Hours are earned hour for hour, no monetary donations will be accepted in place of serving required community service hours.  Volunteers needing to serve hours must schedule an interview with Kim Phillips, prior to their service.  Please email Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it schedule your appointment.

TO SIGN UP FOR A DATE/TIME, PLEASE EMAIL KIM PHILLIPS @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 770-271-9793.

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Contact Info

North Gwinnett Cooperative
4395 Commerce Drive
Buford, Georgia 30518

Phone: 770-271-9793
Fax: 770-271-2939

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 672
Buford, Georgia 30515

Hours of Operation:
Monday 6:00pm -8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm

Second Blessings Thrift Store
Monday 6:00pm -8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

We observe all
Federal Holidays.

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As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of Gods varied grace.  1 Peter 4:10