Emergency Assistance & Food Banks

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Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency

600 Small St., Gallatin



Commodity foods, rent & mortgage payment assistance, help with heating & cooling bills.


Feed Sumner Food Bank

1121 Gregory Dr., Gallatin



Food Giveaways on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:00-11:00. Bring ID & proof of residency in Sumner County. Follow on social media for dates & times of extra food giveaways.

 _____________________________________________________________Gallatin CARES

330 North Durham Ave., Gallatin



Food Box Giveaways on Wednesdays 8:30-11 a.m.; Thrift Store Monday-Friday

 _____________________________________________________________Ramsey Clothing Closet/The Paraclete Center

@ West Eastland Church of Christ

312 North Durham St., Gallatin


Free clothing the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 8 a.m.-noon

 _____________________________________________________________Society of St. Vincent DePaul

615-452-2977 ext. 11


Emergency assistance including food, clothing, prescription medications, utility bill, rent, furniture & household items to people in need.

 _____________________________________________________________Northfield Church – The Sumner Center

2100B Nashville Pike, Gallatin



Office hours Mon. & Wed. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.;

call for appointment on other days

Food pantry & drive thru food box giveaways

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

525 New Shackle Island Rd., Hendersonville

615-822-4531  Leave a message

Food boxes available upon request

_________________________________________________________Veteran Food Pantry- VFW Post 9851

73R New Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville


Saturday 9 a.m.-11 .am.

DD2214 OR VA Card required

 ________________________________________________________Hendersonville Samaritan Association

116 Dunn St., Hendersonville


Hendersonville residents only

Community Soup Kitchen @ 381 W Main St

2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1-5

Thrift Store @116 Dunn St

Monday-Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-3

_________________________________________________________Hendersonville Church of the Nazarene

159 Luna Lane, Hendersonville


Every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. or by appointment

Food pantry for Sumner County residents with photo ID


Sumner County Missions @

Hendersonville Church of God

724 East Main St., Hendersonville

615-824-6855 or 615-507-0740

Food Pantry 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-2 p.m.  


Portland Cares

617 Hwy 52 E, Portland


Monday-Thursday  9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Friday  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Residents of Portland, Bethpage, Cottontown, Westmoreland only

Food pantry, emergency assistance with rent, utility bills, clothing & prescriptions, thrift store


Hands of Hope Food Pantry

101 South Russell St., Portland


Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 9-12


Families may come shop once every 14 days.

Gallatin Shalom Zone

600 Small St., Bldg. B., Gallatin

615-742-1113  Ext. 8310

Hygiene Pantry Wednesdays from 10-2

_________________________________________________________ Portland Pay It Forward

201 College St, Portland


Food Pantry Sat/Sun/Tues/Thurs 10 -2; Fri 10-12 or by appt

_________________________________________________________ New Vision Ministries

5460 New Hwy 31E, Westmoreland


Food Pantry 2nd and 4th Monday from 9:30-11 a.m.

_________________________________________________________Highland Adventist Community Services

100 Highland Circle Dr., Portland


Sunday 1-4 p.m., Tues. 9:30-noon

Free Food Bank & Thrift Store

_________________________________________________________Goodlettsville Help Center

108 Depot St., Goodlettsville


Monday-Friday  10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Food pantry, Thanksgiving Food Boxes & Christmas Toy Store for residents of Goodlettsville & Millersville – zip code 37072


Westmoreland Food Bank

1037 Park Street, Westmoreland


For residents of Westmoreland & Bethpage

Food Box Giveaways on 1st & 3rd Wednesday

10 a.m.-12

Photo ID, proof of address & proof of family income required

_________________________________________________________White House HOPE Center

1115 Highway 76, White House


Monday, Tuesday, Thurs. & Friday  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Must live within 4 mile radius of the center of White House

Emergency assistance with rent, mortgage & utility payments, fuel costs & clothing, thrift store

_________________________________________________________White House HOPE Food Bank

212 Portland Road, White House


Open Tuesday- Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Must live within 4 mile radius of the center of White House

Open shopping at the food pantry