2018 News & Events

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New Staff: Glori Smith

The Co-Op is pleased to announce the addition of a new Communications Coordinator, Glori Smith. In this role, Glori will develop website content, manage social media, help to write key publications, and gather stories and photos that document the work…


Renovation Begins!

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped with the demolition work for our new pantry! Check out photos below. We had a great turnout on Saturday, April 14. In addition to those who helped tear down walls and ceiling tiles,…


Birthday Bags!

  Blessed once again! On Saturday, March 17, a total of 62 birthday bags were delivered to the Co-Op from Grace Fellowship Snellville. This will bring joy to so many of our clients’ children!!


New Book to Benefit Co-Op

From the Co-Op’s good friend, Cliff Ramos: Many of you read my first eBook, Backroads, No Plan, Good Deeds, & Pee Wee.  My second eBook is now available! This edition is only the 2017 trip, and is the ninth of a series…


Thanks, PCA!

  Representatives from Providence Christian Academy’s Student Council delivered over 2,000 collected items for our pantry! Thank you students, staff, and parents for supporting our community!



$20,000 Gift

The Co-Op was overwhelmed with the generosity of McKendree United Methodist Church, which recently donated $20,000 for our building fund! The contribution is particularly intended to help with the work that needs to be done at our new location (52 Gwinnett…


The Co-Op is Moving!

The Co-Op’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Lawrenceville Co-Op will be moving during Spring 2018 to a new location at 52 Gwinnett Drive, next to Lawrenceville Elementary School and across the street from Central Gwinnett High…


New Assistant Director: Ruth Hardy

We are so blessed to announce that Ruth Hardy has accepted the position of Assistant Director here at the Lawrenceville Co-Op. Ruth has been a volunteer and in October of 2017 started on staff as our Saturday Supervisor. Ruth has…


$8,000 from United Way

  Each year, the United Way of Greater Atlanta awards grants to several non-profits in Gwinnett County. Toward the end of 2017, the Co-Op was blessed again with an $8,000 award designated for food assistance! The picture to the left shows…