Organization

Sweetwater Mission, Inc.

Austell, GA
Mission

Stabilizing Families and Transforming Lives

  • Website: http://www.sweetwatermission.org/
  • Email: info@sweetwatermission.org
  • Phone: 770-819-0662
  • Executive Director: Pat Soden
  • EIN
    EIN: 581992771
  • Organization Description:

    Sweetwater Mission's mission is Stabilizing families by providing basic needs and transforming lives through education and employment opportunities.

  • Organization's Contact Person:

    Debbie Ginocchio

  • Organization's Contact Email:

    debbie@sweetwatermission.org

Sweetwater Mission, Inc.
6130 Hotel Street
Austell, GA 30106
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All Programs

A Client Choice Food Pantry provides a healthy choice. To fully benefit from all of our services, all you need to do is: 1. Bring Proof of Residency (less than 30 days old) in the form of mail, a rent receipt or new lease. 2. Provide your Photo ID and Social Security Cards or Birth Certificates (or other official documentation) for yourself and all members of your household. 3. Qualify based on your total household income. You will be asked to sign a Federal Declaration of Income Statement form.

Program Locations

Sweetwater Mission Inc.
6130 Hotel Street
Austell, GA 30106
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  • Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am -12:30pm

We provide Essentials like clothing, hygiene items, diapers and cleaning supplies.

Program Locations

Sweetwater Mission Inc.
6130 Hotel Street
Austell, GA 30106
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  • Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am -12:30pm

Homelessness prevention and Family Support with the Kids Home Initiative.

Program Locations

Sweetwater Mission Inc.
6130 Hotel Street
Austell, GA 30106
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  • Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am -12:30pm

Our GED, Basic Computer and Job Training Classes help move people forward.

Program Locations

Sweetwater Mission Inc.
6130 Hotel Street
Austell, GA 30106
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  • Hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am -12:30pm

• Available for Cobb County residents currently behind on rent payments. • Individuals and Families qualify for up to $4,800 of assistance. • Proof of income required for the past two months • Must have been impacted by COVID (unemployment, reduced hours, illness, etc.) • Must meet income guidelines. • Landlord agreement required. • Cannot be served by multiple agencies. • Additional documentation will be required. • Appointments conducted by phone. You must contact our agency by phone. Sweetwater Mission 404-402-5580 • www.sweetwatermission.org

Food boxes available for anyone in need. Boxes delivered via drive thru. Cobb County school lunches are also available for those students.

Program Locations

The First Christian Church of Mableton
878 Old Alabama Road
Mableton, GA 30126
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  • Hours of operation: 4:30 - 7:00 pm on Thursdays
  • Outside Eligible: Yes

The Waverly Mobile Home Park
100 Plantation Hill Rd, SE
Mableton, GA 30126
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  • Hours of operation: 9:15 - 11:00 am on Fridays
  • Outside Eligible: Yes

Volunteer

Food Pantry Volunteer

Food Pantry volunteers assist clients with food choices, take groceries to their cars, restock pantry shelves, pick-up and sort donations, and help deliver food to shut-ins. We welcome Court Mandated, Attorney Requested and School Required Community Service Workers. Court Mandated or Attorney Requested workers must bring a Picture ID and copy of all charges. Among the charges we cannot accept are Violent Crimes, Drug Possession with Intent to Sell, Shoplifting, Theft or Identity Theft. School Required workers must bring Picture ID and paperwork if applicable. Sweetwater Mission reserves the right to deny applicants for any reason.

Clothing Program Volunteer

Clothing Program volunteers assist with check-out, sort and hang incoming donations, sort and package school supplies, hygiene products and other miscellaneous items. We welcome Court Mandated, Attorney Requested and School Required Community Service Workers. Court Mandated or Attorney Requested workers must bring a Picture ID and copy of all charges. Among the charges we cannot accept are Violent Crimes, Drug Possession with Intent to Sell, Shoplifting, Theft or Identity Theft. School Required workers must bring Picture ID and paperwork if applicable. Sweetwater Mission reserves the right to deny applicants for any reason.

HOPE Program Volunteer

HOPE Program volunteers assist with computer training, class preparation materials and life-skills training. We welcome Court Mandated, Attorney Requested and School Required Community Service Workers. Court Mandated or Attorney Requested workers must bring a Picture ID and copy of all charges. Among the charges we cannot accept are Violent Crimes, Drug Possession with Intent to Sell, Shoplifting, Theft or Identity Theft. School Required workers must bring Picture ID and paperwork if applicable. Sweetwater Mission reserves the right to deny applicants for any reason.

Special Gift & Holiday Program

Special Gift & Holiday Program volunteers are needed to sort and assemble donated items for our School Supplies, Family Easter Baskets, and Warm Coats Warm Hearts programs.

Off-Site Donation Drive

Off-Site Donation Drives help us to supply our clients with basic necessities such as diapers, toiletries, sheets, towels, and winter coats. If you are part of a large group that wants to serve with us, off-site donation drives are a great way to involve everyone. Before and after the drive, bring your group to our facility and take a tour so you can see first-hand how your contribution helps our community.

Special Event Volunteer

Special Event volunteers help us with our fundraising and other events throughout the year. If you have expertise and a desire to serve in this area we will find a project for you.