Address:101 N Ridgeway AveBlack Mountain, NC 28711Map & Directions
(1 Mile Away )
Services: Provides assistance in the form of food, clothing, as well as financial help for fuel, utilities, rent, mortgage, and medical expenses. Will consider other needs on a case-by-case basis. MUST BE A RESIDENT OF SWANNANOA, BLACK MOUNTAIN, RIDGECREST, MONTREAT and portions of EAST ASHEVILLE if located in Owen School District Also provides limited assistance to homeless residents of area served or people who broke down in area served for food, lodging, car repair, and gas Can provide a written referral to ABCCM for individuals seeking help with furniture or household items Assists with Buncombe County CIP funds.
Open Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.;
GED Classes Tuesday - Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Eligibility: See description; Social Security Card, Picture ID, income verification, final notice/eviction notice and/or rental form filled out by landlord required; Food pantry limited to once a month (not turned for food if unable to present ID); Clothing once per month.
Documents To Bring: In person
Address:216 Whitson AveSwannanoa, NC 28778Map & Directions
Services: Faith Centered Ministry reaching out to the community with a home cooked meal every Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Pantry is open on Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. free gourmet bread is given out and fruit and vegetables as available. The Welcome Table will have a Thanksgiving meal.
Medical Equipment Loan Closet also available at regular Wednesday meal Includes walkers; toilet seats; crutches; wheelchairs
Cholesterol and Diabetes screenings available every other month on the 2nd Wednesday See Black Mountain News for advertisements Please schedule an appointment in advance.
Hours: Meals served Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ;
Pantry open Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Anyone in Swannanoa, Black Mountain, East Asheville
Documents To Bring: Arrive during hours of operation; Please schedule an appointment for health screenings.
Address:850 Warren Wilson RdSwannanoa, NC 28778Map & Directions
Services: Hearts With Hands strives to eliminate suffering through the application of Christian principles. Their operating programs are as follows:
1. "Christmas From the Heart" - Helped almost 500 underprivileged children with Christmas
2. Sharing Heart Food Bank- serves over 500 families per month
3. Sharing Heart Regional Distribution Center- serves over 60 agencies with food per month. Last year the distribution center gave away over 2 million pounds of food absolutely free of charge.
4.GoodWill Vendor Program- Hundreds of dollars worth of clothing and household goods given to victims of disasters, housefires, and poverty.
5. Harvest of the Heart Food Drive- Local food drive collecting over 80,000 pounds of canned food for the distribution center.
6. "Koats 4 Kids" - Assisted over 700 children in western North Carolina with a warm coat.
7. "PIP Program" (Preparedness is Paramount) - Four-htheir disaster relief seminar to prepare you and ytheir family to be self-sufficient for 72 hours or more.
8. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) - Hearts With Hands, Inc. is the training arm of Buncombe County and has been awarded grant funding to teach the program to county residents.
9. "School Tools" - A local program to assist underprivileged children with school supplies.
10. "Operation GI Joe/GI Jane" - Hearts With Hands, Inc. collects and distributes care packages to their overseas troops. To date over 5,000 care packages have been distributed.
11. International Assistance Program...provide medical and economic assistance to Cuba, Honduras, and other third world countries on a routine basis. The International Assistance Program also responds to disasters throughout the world.
Address:Charlotte HwyFairview, NC 28730Map & Directions
Services: Open Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Operating in basement of Fairview Community Center (old school gym); pantry has food, paper products, and personal hygiene items Serves Fairview, parts of Fletcher, Gerton (28735), and Reynolds residents above Rose Hill Road Applicants will be asked for a proof of address.
Hours: Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Emergencies as needed
Eligibility: Proof of residency in Fairview (28730), Fletcher (28732), Reynolds District above Rose Hill Road, or Gerton (28735); Demonstrated need; Picture Id required and piece of current mail
Documents To Bring: Picture ID required; Informal application; Proof of residency
Address:70 Fairview AveAsheville, NC 28803Map & Directions
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.
Address:20 20th StAsheville, NC 28806Map & Directions
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
Address:5 Oak StAsheville, NC 28801Map & Directions
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.
Documents To Bring: Walk in
Address:123 Kenilworth RdAsheville, NC 28803Map & Directions
Services: Provides food and personnel care items to persons living with HIV/AIDS or receiving home hospice care in WNC.
Food Pantry Open Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Hours: Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.; Food Pantry Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.;
Food distribution: Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Eligibility: Persons living with HIV/AIDS or receiving home hospice care
Documents To Bring: Must be referred from another agency or doctor or CarePartners
Address:204 Haywood StAsheville, NC 28801Map & Directions
Services: Call before Wednesday to make an appointment for the Food Pantry Call anytime to pick up a clothing voucher
Pantry Hours: Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m Provides emergency food and clothing assistance to those in need once every three months or as needed Non-perishable items are available with formal interview and screening. Every client must have ID, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency.
Also assisting with Enfamil baby formula, with no need for an appointment.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.;
Food Pantry Hours: Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. By Appointment
School clothing assistance hours:
Entire month of August 2012, Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Eligibility: Food pantry and clothing closet: picture ID, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency;
School clothing assistance: picture ID, social security number of child, and current piece of mail to prove Buncombe County residency; child needs to be present when applying for school clothing.
Documents To Bring: Food Pantry: Please call by Tuesday for a scheduled appointment on Wednesday; Pantry is open every business day but is based on availability; Appointments guarantee a food bag;
For Enfamil baby formula apply in person during office hours
School clothing: Parent should come to the main office during designated hours
Address:375 Hendersonville RdAsheville, NC 28803Map & Directions
Services: Open Pantry and Clothing Closet: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Provides food pantry associated with MANNA Food Bank and a clothing closet; Hot breakfast is served on Tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m.
Hours: Pantry and Clothing Closet: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.;
Breakfast: Tuesday, 7:00 a.m.
Eligibility: For Pantry/Clothing Closet: Buncombe County residents; Demonstrated need; May come once a month; Low or no income; Picture ID, income verification, and Social Security Numbers for household members
For Breakfast: No Restrictions
Documents To Bring: Clients must come in person during hours