Services We Provide

The North Gwinnett Cooperative provides food, clothing, financial assistance and spiritual support to residents of Buford, Suwanee and Sugar Hill, Georgia.

Serving residents of Buford, Sugar Hill and Suwanee


  • Once per week per family – must be 18 yrs. old and must sign in.

For any other assistance, you must provide the following information EACH time you request assistance:

  • Photo ID (license, passport, etc.)

  • Proof of Residency (utility bill with current date or lease)

  • Proof of Income for your Household

  • Birth certificates for children in home


  • Is given once every sixty (60) days.
  • Senior citizens (60+) food is available twice per month.
  • SUMMER PROGRAM – food available to families with children twice a month in June/July


  • Maximum of $150.00 per client in a 12-month period. *MUST have current utility bill with client’s name on the bill*
  • *MUST have received a shut-off notice*
  • We do NOT provide assistance with telephone bills, deposits or reconnect fees
  • If a utility bill is more than $150.00 the client must pay the amount above $150.00 before the Co-op will release a check for the balance due.


  • $100.00 every two months
  • Senior Citizens (60+) receive $150.00 per month


  • Issued once a month, with approval of food/financial assistance.


  • Families with children may pick up groceries twice a month in June/July.
  • Free school supplies for children grades K-12.


  • Sign up for holiday meal boxes (Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Sign up for gifts for children (per program requiremen



Other Agency Resources:
If you do not live in our service area, click here for other agency resources that may be able to assist.

Duluth Hands of Christ
3395 Fox Street, Suite 101, Duluth, GA  30136
Hours:  Monday, Wednesday & Friday  10am - 2pm

Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry
1200 Athens Highway, Grayson, GA
Hours:  Monday & Friday 10am - 2pm; Thursday 3pm -7pm

Norcross Cooperative Ministry
2275 Mitchell Road, Norcross, GA 30071
Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-2pm
Saturday: 10am - 12 noon

Lilburn Cooperative Ministry
5329 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lilburn, GA 30047
Hours:  Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm

Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry
176 Church Street PO Box 1328, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Hours:  Wednesday & Fridays 10 - 2pm




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