Arden, NC
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 125 food pantries in the Arden area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Arden , NC 28704

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Services:
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Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Arden , NC.

Area Served:
Arden , NC



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South Crisis Ministry, Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)

3 Miles Away

10 Buck Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 684-3872

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Services:
Provides emergency assistance for food, pet food, clothing, and household items. Assists with fuel for heating when income and resources are insufficient to meet the basic necessities of life. Emergency assistance for utilities and rent will only be provided if a disconnection of that utility would cause a life threatening situation, or they are facing imminent eviction, and all other resources have been exhausted.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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

Eligibility:
18 years old and up; Serves all of zip codes 28704, 28776; Serves part of 28803, 28730, 28732 zip codes; (Area covers south-east of the Blue Ridge Parkway bridge near Bent Creek, all the way to Hwy 74, the AC Reynolds school district side of Highway 74, and south to the border of Henderson County.)

Documents To Bring:
Apply in person; Picture ID, income verification, and Social Security Card required; Shut-off/Eviction Notice required if applicable; Food Pantry: Social Security Card and Picture ID (If first time for food, will not be turned away without ID)



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-- Lao-tse




Family of Faith Fellowship

3 Miles Away

213 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704
(828) 684-2158

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Services:
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; Must call before arriving Church food pantry provides non-perishable food in connection with Manna Food Bank.

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday; 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; Must call before arriving

Eligibility:
For Buncombe residents

Documents To Bring:
Must call first before arriving



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-- Alice Potter




Food Pantry, Calvary Episcopal Church

4 Miles Away

2840 Hendersonville Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-6266

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Services:
Open Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m Distributes donated non-perishable food; milk, meats, eggs, bread, fresh vegetables and personal items to those in need in North Henderson and South Buncombe County.

Hours:
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Eligibility:
Resident of North Henderson or South Buncombe County

Documents To Bring:
Complete intake form and disclaimer of product



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Sharing Heart Food Pantry, Hearts with Hands

8 Miles Away

951 Sand Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 667-1912

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Services:
By appointment only Must call on Monday or Tuesday to schedule appointment for Wednesday - Thursday Pantry is open Wednesday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m Closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m Family Food Boxes for the average family of four Non-perishable food items only Personal hygiene, baby items, and cleaning products when available.

Hours:
Wednesday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Need to have Photo ID, DOB and SSN numbers of everyone in the household, and proof of income; Can only get help with food 2 times in a 12 month period

Documents To Bring:
Must first call on Monday or Tuesday for an appointment. May call for appointment other days but appointment is not guaranteed.



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Rock Church of Tarboro

8 Miles Away

Highway 64E
Asheville, NC
(252) 823-0345

Services:
Serving as an emergency food pantry for those in Edgecombe Counties.

Hours:
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Documents To Bring:
Call for more information.



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-- Carl G Jung




Riverside Baptist Food Pantry

8 Miles Away

871 Riverside Drive
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 252-5634

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Services:
Open Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Provides non-perishable food items to those in need; Food items supplied by MANNA Foodbank and the church.

Hours:
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Buncombe County resident

Documents To Bring:
Phone call for days of operation; Walk-in



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Oakley Baptist Church

8 Miles Away

70 Fairview Avenue
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-3221

Services:
Wednesday, 12:15 p.m.; Clothing closet and food pantry open until resources are exhausted Sometimes has produce Serves Thanksgiving meal.

Hours:
Wednesday, 12:15 p.m.; Pantry open till resources are exhausted;
Call for details for Thanksgiving meal.

Eligibility:
No restrictions; Individuals and families welcome to come once a week

Documents To Bring:
Walk-in on Wednesday; Short intake application; No documentation or income verification necessary; Call Larry Dotson is there is a need outside of food pantry hours.



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North Buncombe Samaritan Ministry, Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)

8 Miles Away

403 Weaverville Highway
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 259-5303

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Services:
Emergency assistance services for persons who reside in North Buncombe County (New Stock Road exit to Madison County line in Weaverville; All of Barnardsville; Alexander - north side of river). Provides emergency assistance for food, pet food, clothing, and household items. Assists with fuel for heating when income and resources are insufficient to meet the basic necessities of life. Emergency assistance for utilities and rent will only be provided if a disconnection of that utility would cause a life threatening situation, or they are facing imminent eviction, and all other resources have been exhausted.
Food Pantry Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Income level requirements; Reside in North Buncombe County (New Stock Rd Exit to Madison County line in Weaverville; All of Barnardsville; Alexander-north side of river); Assists with utilities and rent only if the situation is an emergency and all other resources have been exhausted

Documents To Bring:
Apply in person; Picture ID, income verification, and Social Security Card required; Shut-off/Eviction Notice required if applicable; Food Pantry: Social Security Card and Picture ID (If first time for food, will not be turned away without ID)



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-- Talmud




Main Crisis Ministry, Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)

8 Miles Away

24 Cumberland Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 259-5300

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Services:
Provides emergency assistance for food, pet food, clothing, and household items. Assists with fuel for heating when income and resources are insufficient to meet the basic necessities of life. Emergency assistance for utilities and rent will only be provided if a disconnection of that utility would cause a life threatening situation, or they are facing imminent eviction, and all other resources have been exhausted.
Food Pantry Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Eligibility:
Determined by income and need; Below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline; Must be resident of the home responsible for heat; For utility and rent assistance, must be faced with a life threatening situation and have exhausted all other resources.

Documents To Bring:
Apply in person; Picture ID, income verification, and Social Security Card required; Shut-off/Eviction Notice required if applicable; Food Pantry: Social Security Card and Picture ID (If first time for food, will not be turned away without ID);Individuals residing in North, South and West Buncombe maybe referred to the local branch offices



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Lunch at the Crossroads, First Baptist Church of Asheville

8 Miles Away

5 Oak Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-4781

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Services:
Provides lunch people in the community who are homeless. Also available are a food pantry, clothing closet, and personal hygiene products. Additional activities include bible study and a movie. Lunch at the Crossroads is held on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 12:00 p.m.

Hours:
Second and fourth Thursday of the month at 12:00 p.m.

Eligibility:
Homeless

Documents To Bring:
Walk in



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