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Great To See You Here! We Help Families THRIVE Through:

Food Assistance

Papa’s Pantry is a food ministry that helps with grocery/food assistance due to a sudden unexpected financial setback.

Training

A variety of Stability and Life Skills classes are offered to help you on your journey to a better life and future.

Recovery Support

Family-based support group for anyone navigating the struggle of Substance Use Disorder or has a loved one who is.

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Encompass Blog

"Mom on the Run"

Unfortunately, her story is not unique. She was running from an ex-husband who had brutally beat her, almost to the point of death. Women like her tend to be make-up artists. Trying their best to camouflage bruises on their eyes, noses, and cheeks from the last altercation that was deemed ‘their fault.’

"Conned Mom..."

This widowed mom thought she had met the greatest guy at a church function.  Trusting that this man was a man of faith, she allowed herself to trust him completely.  After just a few months, he proposed.  It seemed her dreams were coming true. 

Then, one day, her worst fears came to fruition….

"I wish I found Encompass Sooner!"

Three days before Christmas in 2018, without warning, I was let go from my job. My wife had lost her job just two weeks earlier. This was Christmas!  The most expensive time of the year!  Who lets people go at Christmas?! We were going along just fine, then BAM! BAM!!  Presents were bought. The fridge was full. But bills would come due in just a week. We were already struggling with the thought of one income… I mean, who hires in December?

"To The Penny"

I have known the great folks at Encompass Ministries for many years. Sometimes as a client, sometimes as a donor, all the time as a friend. It was early in 2007 when I felt I was at the bottom.  I needed help and I needed food. My husband was in the military and was deployed most of the time. Essentially, I was a single mother, raising two small boys…

 

Our 4 Step Process To Thriving

Step 1

Contact Us

 

Contact Us

Reach out to us to get started on the road to thriving, not just surviving.

Step 2

Get to know you

Get to Know You

We get to know you, your circumstances and your needs.

Step 3

Create the Plan

 

Create the Plan

Develop a plan with your life coach based on your needs.

Step 4

Equip 

Equip

We equip you with the tools to get on your feet and stay there.

Our Annual Impact...

122,568

Pounds of Food

14,613

People Fed

3,629

Children Served

7,000

Training Hours

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We are so proud of our partner, Carol! She has landed a new job even during this pandemic! She had this to say about her experience with Encompass: Your help and encouragement was invaluable to me and I really cant thank you enough. I have been contacted multiple times with other interview options but am glad to say that I can put that behind me! I will start my new job on Monday! #encompass #careercoaching
A huge thank you to Krause Family Ford and Hyundai of Kennesaw for organizing a great food drive for our pantry! Thank you for educating your customers on the needs in their communities and giving them the chance to make a difference! #encompass #theheartmatters
We are so grateful to everyone who has been donating to help us feed our community! Below are this weeks most needed items.
TOP 10 MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
1.) Mac & Cheese 2.) Granola Bars 3.) Pop Tarts 4.) Oatmeal Packets 5.) Salad Dressings 6.) Jelly 7.) Pasta Sauce 8.) Soups 9.) Fruit Cups 10.) Mayonnaise
Donate financially at https://encompassministriesinc.kindful.com/ #encompass #fighthunger
Need some #mondaymotivation? Invest in your future today! We offer career, financial and other life skills training. Dont keep waiting for things to get better! Take the first step today by checking out all Encompass has to offer: https://encompassministriesinc.org/training-education/ #encompass
Today we celebrate the birth of The Unites States and our independence. We hope you have a safe and wonderful day! #encompass
*Reminder* Starting next week, we will have new days for food assistance. Our new hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 10am-1pm. A mask is still required at this time. #encompass
Please note that our office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open at 9:30am Monday, July 6th. #encompass
Check out the latest issue of My Community Spirit magazine! You can find it here: https://issuu.com/papaspantry/docs/2020_july_august_web_version #encompass #theheartmatters
We are just overjoyed by the donation that our new friend, Deborah, has brought us! This was such a sweet blessing to our pantry and we cant wait to get it to our families in need. Thank you!! #encompass #theheartmatters
A great way to show compassion is getting involved in your community! You can help us show compassion by educating and feeding the hungry in our community by donating at https://encompassministriesinc.kindful.com/ #encompass #theheartmatters
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Back To School Supplies

If you are in need of school supplies, join us on Friday, July 31st from 10am-1pm! We will be providing book bags and school supplies for free! If you would like to donate school supplies you can find a list of the items needed below. We are requesting that donations...

How To Best Use Your Stimulus Money Part 2

How to Best Use Your Stimulus Money, Part 2 Woo-hoo! Spending stimulus money, what can be more fun?  Cars, jewelry, vacations! Depending on your financial position, the options vary greatly. If your income has remained steady and...

How To Best Use Your Stimulus Money Part 1

Right about now, Americans across the country are checking their bank account balances and mailboxes, eagerly awaiting their stimulus relief money to arrive. If you are like most people, you have already spent this new money in your mind. Some options may be quite...

Facebook Updates

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We are so proud of our partner, Carol! She has landed a new job even during this pandemic! She had this to say about her experience with Encompass: Your help and encouragement was invaluable to me and I really cant thank you enough. I have been contacted multiple times with other interview options but am glad to say that I can put that behind me! I will start my new job on Monday! #encompass #careercoaching
A huge thank you to Krause Family Ford and Hyundai of Kennesaw for organizing a great food drive for our pantry! Thank you for educating your customers on the needs in their communities and giving them the chance to make a difference! #encompass #theheartmatters
We are so grateful to everyone who has been donating to help us feed our community! Below are this weeks most needed items.
TOP 10 MOST NEEDED ITEMS:
1.) Mac & Cheese 2.) Granola Bars 3.) Pop Tarts 4.) Oatmeal Packets 5.) Salad Dressings 6.) Jelly 7.) Pasta Sauce 8.) Soups 9.) Fruit Cups 10.) Mayonnaise
Donate financially at https://encompassministriesinc.kindful.com/ #encompass #fighthunger
Need some #mondaymotivation? Invest in your future today! We offer career, financial and other life skills training. Dont keep waiting for things to get better! Take the first step today by checking out all Encompass has to offer: https://encompassministriesinc.org/training-education/ #encompass
Today we celebrate the birth of The Unites States and our independence. We hope you have a safe and wonderful day! #encompass
*Reminder* Starting next week, we will have new days for food assistance. Our new hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 10am-1pm. A mask is still required at this time. #encompass
Please note that our office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open at 9:30am Monday, July 6th. #encompass
Check out the latest issue of My Community Spirit magazine! You can find it here: https://issuu.com/papaspantry/docs/2020_july_august_web_version #encompass #theheartmatters
We are just overjoyed by the donation that our new friend, Deborah, has brought us! This was such a sweet blessing to our pantry and we cant wait to get it to our families in need. Thank you!! #encompass #theheartmatters
A great way to show compassion is getting involved in your community! You can help us show compassion by educating and feeding the hungry in our community by donating at https://encompassministriesinc.kindful.com/ #encompass #theheartmatters
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Encompass IS…

“To The Penny”

Encompass IS… I have known the great folks at Encompass Ministries for many years. Sometimes as a client, sometimes as a donor, all the time as a friend. It was early in 2007 when I felt I was at the bottom.  I needed help and I needed food. My husband was in the...

“Conned Mom”

Meet “Conned Mom.” Some of the first words we heard from her were, “I thought I met the perfect man.  He was everything I hoped for in a husband and father figure for my son.” This widowed mom thought she had met the greatest guy at a church function.  Trusting that...

“Mom on the Run”

Meet “Mom on the Run.” She came to Papa’s Pantry/Encompass Ministries weary. Unfortunately, her story is not unique. She was running from an ex-husband who had brutally beat her, almost to the point of death. Women like her tend to be make-up artists. Trying their...

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Encompass UpdatesCOVID 19

ATTENTION: We are providing food assistance from 10AM - 1PM Tuesdays through Fridays. Please bring a photo I.D. If you have any questions, please call 770-591-4730 or email us at admin@encompassministriesinc.org