Ararat, NC
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 54 food pantries in the Ararat area.


Foothills Food Pantry

7 Miles Away

233 Cooper Street
Dobson, NC 27017

(336) 386-8405

Services:
Emergency food distribution agency serving residents of Surry County who are food insecure Foothills Food Pantry is the largest food distribution agency in Surry County The pantry has been in operation for 21 years The services of the pantry are available to any family in Surry County who is food insecure.


Hours:
Monday, 6:00 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Eligibility:
Our guidelines state an applicant must provide government issued picture ID, Social Security card for each household member, proof of 1 month's income, and 1 month's necessary living expenses. We also request the amount of food stamps received by each household. Applicants must sign an income statement to receive USDA commodities. Applicants are asked to sign a Release of Information allowing the pantry to verify the information made available to us.

Documents To Bring:
Simple application/interview process.


Success is in the details.
-- A P Erkkila

Pilot Mountain Outreach Food Pantry

8 Miles Away

321 Old Highway 52
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

(336) 368-4907

Visit Website

Services:
Provide 10 days worth of food to qualifing families who live in the designated areas surrounding Pilot Mountain Food can be received every 60 days unless circumstances dictate otherwise (i.e. hospitalization, illness, death, loss of employement, etc).


Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Clients should arrive before noon to assure their paperwork and food order can be completed. The door will be locked at noon each day to help comply.

Eligibility:
Income guidelines are supplies for certain food items, with guidelines in concurrance with Second Harvest Food Bank (Feeding America).

Documents To Bring:
Clients must come in the Food Pantry and complete proper forms. List of paperwork to bring: 1) Driver's license, 2) Social Security cards of all household members, 3) If address is a P.O. Box, letter with physical address on it, 4) Food Stamp information, 5) List of monthly bills.


There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants -- more than anything else -- to become rich. As long as they don't have the money, it'll seem like a worthwhile goal. Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are -- and have always been.
-- Joseph Brooks

TLC For Struggling Families

8 Miles Away

P.O. Box 1837
Mount Airy, NC 27030

(336) 648-7727

Visit Website

Services:
Helping Hands Foundation of Surry County helps people who can't provide basic everyday life necessities We provide food, toiletries, clothes, household goods, toys and more for those who are in need in the Surry County area.


Hours:
Appointment only:

Monday - Friday,
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday,10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Surry County residents only

Documents To Bring:
Clients must complete a request for assistance form. It can be obtained by calling us and we mail the form out to them, e-mail it to them, or fax it to them.


The controlled person is a powerful person. He who always keeps his head will get ahead.
-- Norman Vincent Peale

Staples, Trinity Episcopal Church

8 Miles Away

472 North Main Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030

(336) 786-6067

Services:
Emergency food assistance (canned vegetables, fruit, meat, flour, sugar, milk, etc) Available for individuals and families For those not receiving food stamps, eligibility is eight times per year For clients receiving food stamps, eligibility is twelve times per year.


Hours:
Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Eligibility:
Valid ID, proof of income, and resident of Surry County.

Documents To Bring:
Come by in person, along with eligibility criteria, and fill out paperwork.


Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
-- Thomas Alva Edison

Food Assistance, Yokefellow

8 Miles Away

215 Jones School Road
Mount Airy, NC 27030

(336) 789-5838

Services:
Clients are provided with a variety of foods for home preparation Food assistance is available four times per year, at least three months apart.


Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Eligibility:
Food assistance is available to low income families and families in crisis. USDA income guidelines are used to determine eligibility.

Documents To Bring:
Clients must apply in person. Client must bring a picture ID, Social Security Card and Social Security Cards for all family members . New clients must complete an intake form. All clients must sign an Emergency Food Assistance Form, which designates client as head of household and certifies client is the only person from their household receiving food. The form also require client to report all household income, certify need for assistance, and agree to use food for personal use only.


Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise, bureaucrats.
-- Alvin Toffler

King Outreach Ministry

17 Miles Away

413 Kingway Drive
King, NC 27021

(336) 983-4357

Services:
Operates Food Pantry and Thrift Store. Provides limited assistance in payment of electricity bills and clothing vouchers to residents of Western Stokes County. Clothing vouchers with client's information and list of free items to be provided to the client are faxed from King Outreach Ministry to the Thrift Store.


Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Resident of Western Stokes County.

Documents To Bring:
Photo ID, social security card, proof of income and copies of current bills required.


If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.
-- M. H. Alderson

Food Pantry, The Rock Church

17 Miles Away

416 West King Street
King, NC 27021

(336) 983-0550

Services:
Food pantry is open on fourth Saturday of each month from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Hours:
Pantry open on 4th Saturday of each month : 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Documents To Bring:
Call for more information.


You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
-- Albert Einstein

Food Pantry, King Outreach Ministry

17 Miles Away

413, Kingway Drive
King, NC 27021

(336) 983-3600

Services:
Food Pantry operated by King Outreach Ministry.


Hours:
Monday - Friday : 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Resident of Western Stokes County

Documents To Bring:
Callers are required to provide photo ID, social security card, proof of income and copies of current bills.


Writing is a craft not an art.
-- William Zinsser

Food Pantry, TriCCCMinistry

17 Miles Away

440 West Main Street
Jonesville, NC 28642

(336) 526-1089

Services:
We provide non-perishable food items, Pepsi products, snack items, toiletries, and when available, breads, meats, and produce.


Hours:
Monday, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
We serve anyone in our service area that is in crisis and are in need of our services. Clients will need to bring a government issued I.D., Social Security card, proof of income and proof of expenses.

Documents To Bring:
First come, first serve basis.


Things do not have meaning. We assign meaning to everything.
-- Anthony Robbins

Willing Partners

26 Miles Away

544 East Stuart Drive
Unit D
Galax, VA 24333

(127) 623-6207

Visit Website

Services:
Food Services|We organize pick-up and sort food donations to provide food boxes for those of qualifying need in our communities each month. Pick-up times are Tuesday or Friday 9 am to 12 noon each week. We also deliver to one of our local apartment areas for some who are unable to come in and pick-up food. We can assist people with signing up for food stamps in our Galax office.|Clothing|We give clothing to those in the community who need assistance and qualify. They are allowed to come in and pick out a certain number of outfits for themselves and their immediate family members.|


The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
-- Jules Renard



Locate Services
In Another Area

Enter a zip code:

Requests For Help

kgilpin12
State Road, NC: 16 miles away
Posted: August 14, 2018

PLease help family of 4 in need...


PartyOfive
Winston Salem, NC: 29 miles away
Posted: August 14, 2018

My husband and I are in an extremely difficult financial situation right now and are currently unable to make ends meet. We had an emergency situation arise unexpectedly, which took most of the money ...


dbarker94
Patrick Springs, VA: 34 miles away
Posted: August 14, 2018

Recent loss of employment accompanied by loss of transportation has left my family in a very serious financial bind. We also have a special needs 3 year old and she needs stability. If it were just my...


scnoah
Advance, NC: 34 miles away
Posted: August 14, 2018

hello, thank you so much for taking the time to read this. last month(Nov) i had to have some dental work done, i don't have insur so I have to pay the fee up front. I am on disialbity and get pai...


Sweetpea28659
Wilkesboro, NC: 36 miles away
Posted: August 14, 2018

I am a single mom of two, I just lost my job and not having any luck finding another one. My rent is due, along with car insurance, car payment, light bill, and water bill. I'm trying so hard to find ...


You can also use our website to request help from anonymous donors who browse our site and receive donations via PayPal. Post your story and get help