Community of Putnam County

The community of Putnam County offers many food pantries, farmers markets, and other available resources.

Food Pantries: 

God’s Grace Food Pantry 

421 E. Broad, Cookeville

Open M-F 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 

Bangham Heights Baptist Church

5961 Hilham Rd, Cookeville

Open 1st and 3rd Sunday from 4-6p.m. 

College Side Church of Christ

252 E. 9th St., Cookeville

Open Wednesdays 4-6 p.m.

First Christian Church

780 Fairground Street, Cookeville

Open TWF 8-10 a.m. 

Food to the Rescue

Putnam County, Tennessee

Delivers meals to children during school breaks.

The Care Center

Steven’s Street Baptist Church, Cookeville 

327 Stevens St., Cookeville

Open M, W, F 12- 2 p.m. 

Sycamore Church of Christ

1144 Crescent Dr, Cookeville

Open Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.

Life Church

2223 N. Washington Ave., Cookeville

Open W, TH (By appointment only)

Tennessee Tech University Food Pantry

Tech Village, 910 N. Willow Ave., Cookeville

Open M, T, W, TH 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Farmers Markets: 

Cookeville Farmers Market 

530 Mahler Ave, Cookeville 

Cookeville Farmers Market 

Corner of Broad and Dixie 

Little Creek Produce 

3500 Gainesboro Grade, Cookeville 

Malco Produce Farm  

154 Bennett Ln, Cookeville 

Available Resources: 

Helping Hands of Putnam County 

-Uses government grants and private donations to help with groceries, emergencies, rent, utility bill, transportation, and medical assistance

UCHRA

-Has a rent assistance program that is used to help families who are confronted with eviction

Head Start  

-Program that is aimed to help promote school readiness for infants, toddler, and preschool-aged children from low income families

Salvation Army of Cookeville  

-Helps with low income families, seniors, and children with food, Christmas assistance, clothing, and shelter. 

Published by Anthony Paradis

Registered Dietitian Adventurer Strength & Conditioning Specialist Artist Teacher

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