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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Monroe NC

Loaves and Fishes of Union County
Monroe, NC 28112
704.960.1486
Details: Loaves and Fishes of Union County is proud to be in its 30th year as a volunteer community food pantry and 501(c)(3) corporation that exists to support neighbors in crisis and distribute food, free of charge, to the many certified needy people of Union County, North Carolina. Loaves and Fishes of Union County now operates as one of the largest hunger fighting agencies in Union County. Last year alone they distributed over 600,000 pounds of food and nonfood grocery items through agency referral services. They could not do what they do without community support and a solid set of dedicated volunteers to run the pantries, keep the records, raise the funds and take the responsibilty to sort, inspect and pack groceries for distribution to families in crisis. Last year over 100 volunteers donated thousands of hours and still there was always work to be done. Loaves and Fishes of Union County is located in Union County to serve Union County.
Open Arms Community Outreach
Monroe, NC 28112
980.269.1828
Details: Open Arms Community Outreach is a nonprofit food pantry that has been serving Monroe, North Carolina, and other surrounding areas, for more than five years. We are part of the Second Harvest National Food Bank Network™ and Feed America™. Our charitable organization also sponsors the Elite Leaders throughout the school year and the summer. Although we are focused on feeding children and families with low income, we are ready to help anyone who needs our assistance. You are welcome to get food from us every month, without waiting. Our team of dedicated volunteers also distributes hot meals and food resources to senior communities, local boys and girl clubs, and other sectors of the society.
Union County Community Shelter - Soup Kitchen & Hope Pantry
Monroe, NC 28112
704.289.5300
Details: Annually the Union County Community Shelter feeds approximately 45,000 hot meals per year at the Soup Kitchen. We provide nutritional breakfast, lunch and dinners to the community’s homeless and low-income residents, acting as a stop-gap for those without the ability to acquire food on a regular basis otherwise. Our staff is certified in Safe Serve Practices, and we strive to maintain a healthy environment and serve a healthy menu. We have no means test so that anyone with a food hardship is welcome to eat a meal in the Community Shelter’s Soup Kitchen. Breakfast: 8:00 am, Lunch: 12:00 noon, Dinner: 5:00 pm. The “Hope Pantry” temporarily meets the nutritional needs of families and individuals by providing food boxes. This program provided almost 450 boxes for families last year. Clients must have referrals from local governmental agencies, churches and businesses in order to receive a food box.