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Donating Today

Make a $ Donation

Donating enables us to purchase a wider variety of nutritious food items, maintain our operations, and effectively serve the community’s needs.

Donate Food

Donating food helps ensure that individuals and families facing food insecurity have access to nourishing meals and essential supplies.

Donate Your Time

Volunteering offers a rewarding opportunity to directly assist in distributing food, organizing donations, and supporting individuals and families in need.

Make A Financial Donation

Making a financial donation is a direct and impactful way to support our mission of addressing hunger in the Paulding County community. Your generosity can have a direct and lasting impact on individuals and families experiencing food insecurity, providing them with sustenance and hope for a better future.


Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section, where we aim to provide you with helpful information and answers regarding the donation of food and clothing. 

Why should I donate food and clothing?

Donating food and clothing helps those in need and contributes to building a stronger, more supportive community. Your donations can make a significant impact on the lives of individuals facing hardship.

What items can I donate?

You can donate non-perishable food items such as canned goods, pasta, rice, and clothing items like clothes, shoes, and accessories. 

ALL clothing donations need to be clean and in good repair.

Where can I donate food and clothing?

Food can be donated at our pantry location:

228 West Spring St
Dallas, GA 30132
Monday-Friday: 8:30am to 3:30pm

Clothing can be donated at our clothing center:

240 Professional Court
Dallas, GA 30132
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 10:00am to 2:00pm

*We DO NOT have a dropbox at either location, so please donate at these locations at the times listed.

Are there any tax benefits for donating food and clothing?

Contributions of goods are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. You will receive a receipt for any donations.

Does Helping Hands offer rental assistance?

Helping Hands of Paulding County does not offer rental assistance. Please contact your local churches and the United Way resource line 211.

What are the requirements for services?

You will need to bring in proof of Paulding County residency (lease agreement, mortgage document or utility bill) and proof of your household income (four paycheck stubs, social security/disability letter, child support documentation, etc.)

Are volunteers allowed to perform court-mandated community service hours with the organization?

We allow court ordered community service hours for traffic related charges such as speeding, DUI, reckless driving, expired drivers license, no insurance, etc. Please call if you have questions. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Hand In Hand
Capital Campaign

Please join hands with us as we:

Respond with urgency to avoid a hunger crisis in Paulding County as food prices soar, inflation rises, and more first-time clients reach out for help.

Triple food assistance with a re-imagined home that allows for client choice, thereby minimizing waste and maximizing efficiency.

Expand the clothing closet to provide increased access and greater selection.

Provide much needed space for essential social services vital to the well being of our clients.

Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.

(Proverbs 19:17 NIV)