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"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in."


Matthew 25:35

Our Mission

Give what we have and do all we are able to do   

Our Vision

Go wherever the influence of Suthers may be felt 

Get Help

Prior to the COVID-19 virus, Suthers operated a thrift store six days a week in Chamblee, GA. Funds from the thrift store supported the purchase of food for the pantry. Due to the virus, the Suthers Center thrift shop, emergency assistance and the food pantry closed temporarily in March 2020.


The Suthers Center has relocated the Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance to St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church in nearby Brookhaven. The thrift store offered by Suthers Center will reopen once an appropriate site is located and health concerns are resolved. For more information on obtaining help, go to the Get Help page. To locate other area food pantries, other organizations that can provide assistance, information on the coronavirus and other resources, go to the More Help page. For emergency financial assistance, go to Financial Help. And for information on food and nutrition along with healthy recipes and other suggestions, go to the Food and Nutrition page. 

Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance

Both the Food Pantry and Emergency Assistance are currently open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each Saturday (may be subject to change) at St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church. Check back to this website for any updated information. Emergency Assistance helps with utility bills, finding housing, provides vouchers for clothing and Marta cards and assists people experiencing homelessness.


Using a drive-through pickup method in St. Martin's parking lot, the food pantry offers bread, produce, meat, dry goods and some fresh foods to eligible individuals/families in DeKalb County and surrounding areas. The food pantry is a partner of the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB), from which the Suthers food pantry secures most of its food and functions according to the ACFB screening criteria and food safety regulations. Donations are also accepted from the community. For more specific information on utilizing the food pantry, click here.


Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. each Saturday 

Location: St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church 

                   3110 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. NE

                   Atlanta, GA 30319



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Give help

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Assistance can be provided in several ways. It's easy to donate money through a secure site or give food or gift cards. And Suthers Center can always use volunteers! Learn more...

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About Us

For over ten years, the Suthers Center has served those in need of food and emergency funds, supported primarily by the sales revenue from the Suthers Thrift Store. The Center receives support from three partner churches (listed below), fund raising events, community organizations, schools, individuals, and donations given as memorials. Suthers serves over 4,000 families and individuals annually, more than 200,000 pounds of food.

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St. Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church claimed ownership, leadership and all operations for the Suthers Center for Christian Outreach in 2009 and partnership churches are represented on the board serve as volunteers with the following Brookhaven ministries:



The Suthers Center is overseen by a governing board drawn from volunteers, parishioners, and partner churches. Suthers is an all-volunteer program with no paid staff. Read more....


Over 4,000 families and individuals served annually.

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Over 200,000 pounds of food distributed annually.

Emergency Assistance provided $28,000 in aid in 2019.


The Hall Assistance & Transition Service (HATS) raised $23,000 in sponsorships to shelter more than 70 homeless individuals/families.


Suthers Center Food Pantry would not be able to provide its services without the help from our partners!

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We want to thank the following individuals or organizations for their support of Suthers Center Food Pantry:

Kroger | Publix | Starbucks | Troy Brown | William Rodriquez, Cornucopia Farms