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Where to go for food help
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The following are some food banks and resources that may help you and your family. 


• Servants of the Lord. (770) 922-6206. Saturday and holiday meal delivery. Call for interview and to start delivery, no age limit. Sponsored by Conyers First Methodist Church.   

• Sharing Circle Meals. (770) 787-3522. Conyers Christian Church. Contact Claudette Durham, Be sure to tell her that you were referred by Senior Services. This volunteer group will deliver soup for the needy. 

• Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 676 Georgia Highway 20 NE,  Conyers, 770-922-5553, For Rockdale residents; once a month; must provide driver’s license or proof of residency and pick up food. Call in orders by Wednesday and pick up on Thursday morning. 

• Rockdale Emergency Relief, 350 Tall Oaks Drive. (770) 922-0165 Eligible seniors can receive a box of non-perishable food every three months. You must have Social Security card and picture ID at time of pick up. You also must arrange your own pick up or a family member can do this for you if he or she has your ID.  

• First Shady Grove Church, 2105 Old Covington Highway. (770) 483-8283. Tuesday and Thursday 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday at 10:30 a.m. First come, first served. Often has fresh fruit and vegetables. Bring your own boxes, bags and transportation.  

• Food Stamps, Department of Family and Children Services. (770) 388-5025. Must meet income eligibility to qualify. 

• Rockdale Baptist Church. (770) 483-8392. Small box of food every three months.  

• Old Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. (770) 483-8392. Tuesdays noon to 1 p.m. First come, first served. Must be a Rockdale resident and show picture ID. Eligible for a box of food every two months. Answering machine

• Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Ga. Highway 212. (770) 483-7228. Every Tuesday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. A variety of food, breads, pastries and canned goods. Eligible once every three months. Must show a current picture ID. 

• Solid Rock Baptist Church. (678) 342-3434. Rockdale and Newton residents. Tuesday through Thursday mornings 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursday nights 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Must have picture ID and a $8 donation if possible. Eligible for one box of food, once a week. They may deliver if disabled and an emergency. Taken on a case by case basis. 

• United Way 211. For any referrals just dial 211 on your telephone, or (404) 614-1000.

• The American Red Cross, (404) 876-3302

• Meals on Wheels, (770) 278-7230

• The Resource Center for Community Action, (770) 760-1346

• The Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program, Rockdale County Health Department, (770) 785-4345