Serving our neighbors in need..transforming lives and communities in response to Christ’s call.
Founded in 1971, MUST began in a church in Marietta offering a grocery bus ministry for the elderly, a youth tutoring program, and outreach ministries to “alienated” young people. MUST now operates as one of the largest agencies in the Metropolitan Atlanta region, serving nearly 34,000 clients annually through supplemental assistance, housing, training, and employment services.
Q. Who do you serve?
Primarily Cobb and Cherokee Counties in the greater Atlanta area with program services in Paulding, Pickens, Bartow, Douglas, N. Fulton and Gwinnett. MUST has been serving our neighbors in need for more than 40 years. MUST provides a long list of services to area residents who are struggling.
Take a look at our many offerings and services below.
- Hot Meals (pantries, distribution sites, and service kitchen)
- Emergency Shelter
- Supportive Housing
- Medical Care
- Employment Services
- Summer Lunch
- Donation Center
All services are made possible through generous donors and volunteers and a dedicated staff.
Find out where we are located.
Q. What is your proudest accomplishment?
The Network of communities (volunteers & supporters) that are the heart and soul of this 42 ministry!
Q. What is MUST Ministries’s biggest need?
Like many non-profits, we’re going through a ‘new normal’ and our greatest need is annual/unrestricted philanthropic support.
In addition to financial support we have an ongoing food drive (more information found here) and our summer lunch program which feeds over 100,000 children in the greater Atlanta area – both need food and supply donations.
Q. What is your organization’s plan for the future?
Strategic growth and collaboration with partnering agencies to meet the growing needs of poverty in our communities.