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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Raleigh NC

Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina - Food Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27604
Details: The Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina operates a food pantry out of our administrative office for those living with HIV in order to best meet their nutritional needs. Food Pantry Hours: Monday 3:00-7:00pm, Tuesday 12:00-4:00pm, Wednesday 12:30-4:00pm.
Bread of Life Food Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27615
Details: We love to help people who are hungry get the food that they and their family need. We have a Bread of Life food pantry that is located at the rear entrance of our church. Any family in our community who needs food and personal items can come.We are open every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 10:00AM until 12 noon. Jesus taught us that when we show compassion to the poor and feed the hungry we are treating Him in the same way. (See Matthew 25: 35) The first month we opened the doors of the food pantry in 2005 we ministered to 7 families. In the most recent month we distributed food and personal items to 234 families representing nearly 1000 people. Keep in mind: One in 6 households in North Carolina are food insecure; The number of families served in our food pantry had doubled since 2010; Our shelves are full for our clients because of your generosity and sacrifice. Our Bread of Life food pantry is affiliated with Feeding America and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. We are funded through contributions from the Raleigh Vineyard Church, local businesses and personal contributions of cash and food drive items. There are food drive donation barrels in the lobby of the church and outside the food pantry door. We are always in need of non-perishable food items, such as tuna, peanut butter, canned goods, cereal, pancake mix, dinner kits, rice, pasta, crackers, snack items and canned fruits. Non-food items such as diapers, paper towels, toilet paper, personal hygiene items, soap, toothpaste, and laundry detergent are always welcome. If you wish to make a cash contribution we are always eager to shop for you. Your dollars go farther at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. There we can buy commonly distributed items in bulk. There are envelopes and a collection box dedicated to the food pantry in the church lobby near the welcome center.
Catholic Parish Outreach
Raleigh, NC 27604
Details: Catholic Parish Outreach (CPO) is the largest food pantry in Wake County, NC. CPO is a program of Catholic Charities, which is a 501c3 non-profit organization. We serve any resident of Wake, Johnston, or Franklin County who is referred to us in writing by an agency (such as the Department of Social Services), church (any denomination), community, or public service organization, based on need, not religion. Clients are referred to CPO by human service agencies, churches, medical providers, and school counselors who see first hand those who struggle in our community. Clients can receive groceries for their family, clothing (children’s up to age 4 & maternity), and baby items, at most once every 30 days.
Comunidad Cristiana Hosanna - Agape Food Bank
Raleigh, NC 27610
Details: Comida gratis el Primer y Tercer Viernes de cada mes a las 10:00 AM
Crabtree Valley Baptist Church - Hope Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27612
Details: At Crabtree Valley Baptist Church, we strive to “feed the hungry” by providing non-perishable food and a few personal hygiene items to our neighbors who are in need of a little extra help. Hope Pantry is open each Monday and Wednesday, 9 am – noon. Visits to the pantry are limited to one time per week. We serve the following zip codes: 27607, 27608, 27609, 27612 and 27615.
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
Raleigh, NC 27609
Details: Established in 1980, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina a nonprofit organization that has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina for over 30 years. The Food Bank serves a network of more than 800 partner agencies such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and programs for children and adults through distribution centers in Durham, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, the Sandhills (Southern Pines) and Wilmington. In fiscal year 2012-2013, the Food Bank distributed nearly 52 million pounds of food and non-food essentials through these agencies. Sadly, hunger remains a serious problem in central and eastern North Carolina. In these counties, more than 560,000 struggle each day to provide enough food for their families. Nearly 30 percent of the people served by the Food Bank’s network are children, and another 8 percent are elderly. 30 percent of the families served are the “working poor” people who work hard and still have to choose between eating and other basic necessities such as medicine and housing.
Food Pantry at MUMC
Raleigh, NC 27609
Details: Throughout North Raleigh in the neighborhoods surrounding Millbrook, people are hungry. There are families struggling to make ends meet and neighbors who search daily for their most basic needs to be met. The Food Pantry at MUMC is making a difference through the many individuals who work to keep the shelves stocked and our neighbors fed. The Food Pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, 10 a.m. – Noon., and is available to residents of Wake County. It is located on the first floor of the Pryor Bradford Ministries Building, in the Information Center area.
God's Helpers of Raleigh
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: Serving out of Hallelujah Soup Kitchen. God's Helpers of Raleigh is a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding those less fortunate. Established in the heart of Raleigh, we’ve provided food and aid to less fortunate for over a 17 years now. We offer information on jobs and waiver free tuition opportunities through Wake Tech Community College and Employment Opportunities through the North Carolina Employment Security Commission. Giving our clients an opportunity back on their feet and start their lives a new is what we are about! We serve breakfast to the homeless & unemployed in the community at 1904 S. Wilmington Street. Raleigh, NC at 7:15 am.- 9 am, Wednesday - Friday. Volunteers should arrive at the soup kitchen by 6:30 am.
Hallelujah Soup Kitchen
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: Hours of operation: Saturdays 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
IAR Food Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27607
Details: The Food Pantry Service provides food for individuals and families who are in financial difficulty and are unable to afford to purchase adequate food for their needs. Operations of Food Pantry are primarily supported through purchase of food by Social & Welfare Committee using the Needy Fund (Sadaqah) money donated by the Community and also from food donations by the community. Typical items distributed include but not limited to rice, cooking oil, sugar, flour, milk, eggs, juice and zabiha meat and special items like Dates during Ramadan. We encourage community members to donate money to the IAR Needy Fund to support the activities of the IAR Food Pantry serving the needy and refugees in our community. This service is made available to all people - inside and outside the community, Muslim and non-Muslim. Food Packages are prepared and distributed to those in need. The objective of the Food Pantry Service is to reach as many needy people as possible; the amount of food given is proportionate to the size of the family. Each participant is required to fill out forms and register with the Food Pantry on their first visit to receive this benefit. The Food Pantry is located in the Al Iman School Building or the Red Brick Building facing Ligon Street. The Food Pantry is open once a month - on the first of every month. During the month of Ramadan the Food Pantry is open every Saturday. Hours of Distribution: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: Each day there are thousands of people in our community who wake up hungry and have no means to satisfy this basic human need. Some have lost their jobs. Some hold two jobs. The challenges of daily survival for these individuals and their families are daunting and don't simply disappear. We are the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. We believe that hunger is unacceptable, and we are doing something about it. It's called food rescue. We've been doing it since 1989. We know we make a difference. We know it makes good sense. MISSION: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community.
Mount Moriah Food Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27610
Details: This resource is available to community members who need a little help in crisis. Families in need are invited to pick up a box of dry and canned food items and basic necessities from the church office. Some infant care items are also available.
New Freedom Christian Fellowship - Manna from Heaven
Raleigh, NC 27610
Details: Manna from Heaven is a weekly food pantry. New Freedom provides dry and can goods, fresh produce, bread, and often meats to approximately 40 or 50 families. The pantry is open on Fridays from 5:30 to 7:00. Food for the pantry is often donated by church members and/or purchased from the North Carolina Food Bank.
Shepherd's Table Soup Kitchen
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: Our Mission: To provide a mutual ministry between the people of the Raleigh area - those who have and those who have not - by providing food obtained by donation and served by volunteers. In this manner, the true spirit of communion, that of sharing God’s gifts with God’s people, can be carried out in a caring and non-judgmental atmosphere. Meal Serving Hours - Monday - Friday 11 am to Noon
The Point Food Pantry - Raleigh
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: The Point Food Pantry serves families in need of food assistance by providing a couple of bags of groceries, a hot meal, and clothing every Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Families must live in Wake County. Assistance is given on a first come, first served basis. Contact us at 919-467-9159 or Wayne Gregory at Members of The Point Church are welcome to receive assistance on Fridays from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Email Jay at or call 919-610-9665 to make arrangements.
The Salvation Army of Wake County - Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen
Raleigh, NC 27604
Details: The Salvation Army provides bags of food on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 1pm. Families or individuals may make appointments up to 2 weeks in advance. Assistance is limited to 25 households each day. Participants receive 1-3 bags of groceries, and may receive food assistance once every 3 months. Please call our offices at 919 834.6733 to schedule an appointment. Requirements: proof of Wake County residency, photo I.D. for the applicant, and one form of ID for any additional household members (ex. photo I.D., health insurance card, shot record, school record, etc.). Individuals or families must have a permanent residence and not be living in a shelter facility to receive the food bags. he Salvation Army serves a free, warm meal to an average of 150 people per night, Monday-Friday, on a weekly basis.
Urban Ministries of Wake County - Food Pantry
Raleigh, NC 27603
Details: Urban Ministries operates the second largest food pantry in Wake County. Our pantry provides a weeks’ worth of groceries for families in need and distributes more than 400,000 meals a year. Food insecurity is one of the biggest concerns for those facing poverty, especially during the summer months when children are home from school.