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The Pantry at HMUMC is open every Saturday from 9:30am to 11:30am and gives out over 1,500 pounds of food, feeding an average of 100 families each week. There are no eligibility requirements for patrons to receive food, all are welcome. The Pantry relies 100% on the generosity of volunteers and donors to support ongoing operations.

F&Q – ABOUT VOLUNTEERING AT THE PANTRY

DO I NEED TO SIGN UP?
Nope! Just show up on Saturday Morning at 9:00am.

WHEN DO I NEED TO BE THERE?
Please arrive by 9:00am. Distribution starts at 9:30am. Plan on being there until the close of The Pantry at 11:30am.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Comfortable clothes and closed toe shoes are recommended.

I CAN’T VOLUNTEER FOR THE ENTIRE TIME?
It is okay if you are only available to serve for part of the time. Our tasks vary from week to week, and are always changing, so it is easy to step in and out of roles.

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?
There are various tasks, including; processing donations, making packs for food distribution, caring food baskets to cars and welcoming patrons. We organize volunteer tasks according to volunteers’ skills and abilities.

CAN MY CHILDREN VOLUNTEER?
Absolutely! We have many tasks that children of all ages can do. We ask that if you bring children under the age of 14, you supervise the work that they do. We want to insure the safety of all of our volunteers and Pantry patrons.

CAN I DROP MY CHILD OFF TO VOLUNTEER?
We ask that all children under the age of 14 be accompanied by an adult.

The Pantry Group Volunteer Form







  • Please enter a value between 1 and 50.

DONATIONS
The Pantry’s most needed food items are listed below; however, any nonperishable items are greatly appreciated. Donation bins are located in several places on the main level of the church. Thank you for your continued support that allows us to serve others and share the love of Christ.

MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
Canned Entrees | Canned Meats | Canned Fruit | Peanut Butter | Jelly | Canned Vegetables | Pasta | Rice | Beans | Breakfast Cereal | Breakfast Items

BULK CONTRIBUTIONS:
Please email the pantry@hmumc.org to help us prepare for bulk donations.

WHEN IS THE PANTRY OPEN
Every Saturday from 9:30am to 11:30am.

HOW OFTEN CAN I COME?
We ask that you/your family come and receive food every other week, but if you are in need, we will serve you.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
We ask that you show a picture I.D.

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE?
You will receive food for a family of 4 for 1 week.

DO YOU HAVE OTHER SERVICES?
The Pantry@HMUMC is a food pantry; we provide food. We do not provide monetary assistance.

 


 

 

Friday Night Food Fight
August 21 – August 31
Our local high schools are helping us fight hunger in our community by supporting The Pantry at HMUMC. Thank you, Dacula HS and Mill Creek HS! You can help them by bringing your donations to church. We have bins marked for each school by “The Rooftop.”
Items Needed: Canned Vegetables, Canned Fruits, Canned Meats, Canned Soups, Spaghetti Sauce, Peanut Butter, Boxed Pasta, Rice, Dry and Canned Beans.

 

 


 

Kroger Community Rewards Program TeaserLink your Kroger Card to The Pantry!

The Pantry at Hamilton Mill UMC has been enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Now you can support The Pantry every time you shop at Kroger! 
How to sign up!
*If you do not have a Kroger Plus Card, please stop by the customer service desk at Kroger and ask for one – It’s FREE!
1. To link your Kroger Plus Card to The Pantry, simply go to krogercommunityrewards.com 
2. Click “Create an Account” and enter your information OR click “Sign in,” if you already have an account.
3. Once signed in, you will automatically be directed to the Kroger Community Rewards page (if not, click on “My Account” on the top right corner and scroll down to the bottom of the page, and click on “Community Rewards.”).
4. Click “Enroll Now” or “Re-Enroll Now”
5. Enter “The Pantry at HMUMC OR enter our number “49947,” and select The Pantry from your search list.
6. Click “Enroll.”
That’s it! Now you are enrolled. Kroger’s Community Rewards Program, along with your continued donations, will make supporting The Pantry easy…all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!
The Kroger Community Rewards program is Kroger’s way of showing their commitment to helping our community grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards®. This program will not affect your Kroger Fuel Points.