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How You Can Join The Movement

Donate Food

Donating non-perishable food items is a simple yet impactful way to contribute, ensuring that individuals and families have access to essential sustenance and alleviating the burden of food insecurity in our community.

Below is a list of items you are welcome to donate.


Peanut butter & jelly
Canned meat
Canned soup
Canned vegetables
Mac & cheese
Pancake Mix
Dried beans & peas
Mashed potato
Self-rising flour
Corn meal
Canned fruit
Spaghetti sauce & noodles

Personal Care & Non-Food Items

Disposable Razors
Laundry Detergent
Fabric Softener
Dish Detergent
Toilet Paper
Bath Soap
Feminine Products
Adult Diapers
Baby Food
Sanitary Wipes
Baby Powder
Dog Food
Cat Food
Cat Litter

Donate Clothing

By donating clothing, you can directly support individuals in need, providing them with essential garments to keep warm, maintain their dignity, and improve their quality of life.

All types of clothing, accessories (handbags, belts, jewelry etc.)  
and shoes are needed.  We ask these items to be clean and in
good repair.


Volunteering at Helping Hands offers a fulfilling experience, allowing you to directly contribute to the community by assisting with food distribution, organizing donations, and supporting those in need.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.