The North Gwinnett Co-Operative Ministries is a faith based organization that provides food, clothing, utility and prescription medication assistance to residents of Buford, Sugar Hill and Suwanee, GA. Please see "Our Services" page for more information.

Drop off hours for donation deliveries are: Mondays 5:00pm - 8:00pm; Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00am - 2:00 pm and Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm.   Our address is 4395 Commerce Drive Buford 30519.

**Closed on federal holidays**




Last year the North Gwinnett Co-Op distributed holiday meals to over 1,500 families,

provided Christmas gifts to 326 children and 62 senior citizens.

We NEED YOU to make the 2016 holidays a success.

VOLUNTEER YOUR TIME: Visit http://www.northgwinnettcoop.org/how-you-can-help.html for more information on how you can help for the holidays.


SPONSOR A MEAL BOX - There are seveal ways to sponsor a meal box this holiday.  Sponsors have the choice of:

1.  Donate the items needed fo a meal box and the Co-Op volunteers will assemble the box.

2.  Make a donation of $50 to sponsor a holiday meal box.  Donations for meal boxes made be made @ https://www.gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/northgwinnettcoop

3.  Pick up empty meal box from Co-Op, pack box with required items and return packed box to Co-Op.

When donating a meal box:

  • Leave box unsealed.
  • Complete a meal box label. Each meal box will have a donation label. The label lets the recipient of the meal box know who donated their meal box. Donors can write their name, company name, scripture, etc. on the label.
  • Do not pack gift card in box – turn gift cards in when donating the meal box.
  • If you can’t drop off meal box during operating hours, please schedule a drop off time with Kim Phillips @ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Contents of meal box should include the following:

  • Box potatoes (mashed/au gratin, etc.)
  • Yams (2 small cans or 1 large can)
  • Cranberry Sauce (1 can)
  • Green Beans (2 cans) will be supplied by Co-Op
  • Corn (2 cans)
  • Canned Fruit (2 small cans or 1 large can)
  • Box of stuffing
  • Gravy mix (or jar)
  • Box of macaroni and cheese
  • Box of corn bread or muffin mix
  • Chicken Broth (1 can)
  • Cream of Mushroom soup (2 small cans)
  • Marshmallows (1 small bag)
  • Evaporated or sweet condensed milk (1 small can)
  • Cake Mix and icing OR Cookie mix w/ sprinkles
  • $20 gift card to Wal-Mart, Quality Food, Kroger

Christmas Meal Boxes Due by Friday, Dec. 16TH

For more information or to sign up, contact Kim Phillips, Executive Director, at 770-271-9793 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SPONSOR A CHILD OR SENIOR FOR CHRISTMAS - All children and seniors sponsored.   :)

Looking for Holiday Assistance?

You must live in our service area (see Services page for details on qualifications).

Seniors (persons 60yrs +) may sign up for gifts each holiday.  Limited spaces available.

Children's sponsorships rotate and have a 4-year maximum.   If your child was sponsored by NGC in 2015, you may not sign up for sponsorship this year.  Limited spaces available.

Meal boxes:  You may sign up each year (per qualifications).


To recieve a Thanksgiving meal box & sign-up for a Christmas meal box, clients must be registered by Nov. 18th.




In case of extreme emergencies only, please call:

Kim Phillips, Executive Director at 678-315-1524


Remember, we give because YOU make a choice to give.


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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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