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Food – Soup Kitchens



Food – Soup Kitchens

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Organization Address Phone Number Hours Services Offered Referral Type Additional Information
Bethel Worship Center 420 E. 15th St, Charlotte, NC 28206 704.333.8771 1st Saturday, 9:00 AM – 12PM Food Pantry Self Walk-in time; no appointment needed Photo ID (drivers license, state ID, or passport); proof of current address; self-certify by filing out application form which is based on current poverty guideline(s).
Care To Share Outreach Center Jerusalem Holiness Church
714 E. 18th ST
Charlotte, North Carolina
980-430-5913 Monday & Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Food Distribution Time

Wednesday 12pm to 1:30pm Distribution of Bread & Cake Only

We provide emergency food for families and individuals 2 times a week. Call for more details.

We also provide Healthy Eating Tips Pamphlets, Informational Health Referral Pamphlets, Personal Development Courses

Self You must have a valid ID and it is first come first serve.
Charlotte Area Fund 901 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-372-3010 M-F 8:00-5:00pm Emergency Food, Self sufficiency Project, Job Readiness Training
Nutrition Assistance Project, Computer Classes, High School Equivalency, On and off site Internships and Apprenticeships
Charlotte Calvary Church of the Nazarene 4000 North Sharon Amity Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28205
(704) 536-6485 Please call for an appointment (704) 536-6485. We offer emergency food bags to the unemployed, low-income and children participating in our BackPack program. Self. What We Need From You:
Name, address, phone number.
A count of how many people are in your household.
A best guess of how many days of food you’ll need.
A brief account of why you are in need (someone lost their job, got sick, etc.).
We will ask you to sign a brief, simple declaration of need, something like this:
“I understand that the Charlotte Calvary Church of the Nazarene food pantry exists to provide food assistance to those who really need help. By accepting help from the pantry I affirm that my household genuinely needs food assistance.”
You must always show ID and sign our log book when picking up groceries.
Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte 1123 S Church St
Charlotte NC 28203
704-370-3262 Food Pantry –
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 – 10 a.m.Call for other services
Counseling, Pregnancy Support, Food Pantry, Immigration services, and Refugee and Language Assistance (case management, afterschool, employment and housing assistance, interpretation) Self
Disciples Food Pantry at Cole Memorial United Methodist Church/Oak Grove United Methodist Church 6440 Old Statesville Road
Charlotte, NC 28269hosted by Oak Grove UMC.
704-596-2356 Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm Please come by during the pantry’s operating hours, and we would be happy to serve you Self
Community Service Center – Berean Seventh Day Adventist Church 1332 Oaklawn Ave, 28206 704-377-4741 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., hot meal served. Food Pantry: Tuesday and Wednesday evening Food pantry, clothing closet, some help with medication refills (up to half) and some help with bills. Eligibility:
Apply in person with list of needs. Must have ID and SS #Documents To Bring:
Referrals accepted from Department of Social Services and other human services agencies in the city
Faith Soldiers World Ministries 835 Eastway Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28205
704-567-2128 Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm (must call to schedule an appointment) Food Pantry Self Those receiving food stamps are not eligible. If you have applied for food stamps but have
not yet received your card, you are eligible.
Feed My Sheep Food Pantry 6116 Vernedale Road
Charlotte NC 28212
704-537-5439 Call Tues, Wed or Thurs for an appointment to be served Saturday 10:30—11:30 am. Food Pantry Self
Hickory Grove Baptist 7200 E WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28215
704-531-4000 Tues and Thurs 10am-12pm Food pantry Self Required: Photo ID from any country (can
be expired)
If My People Mission Center 2506 Lucena Ave
Charlotte NC
704-756-5176 Mon and Thurs 4:30pm, walk in Food Pantry Self ID with address required
Jewish Family Services 5007 Providence Road, Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28226
704-364-6594 Food pantry – Wed and Thurs 10am-2pm Therapy, support groups, and domestic violence counseling, emergency financial assistance, information and referrals, food pantry. You may visit the JFS Food Pantry once every two weeks. Many services only offered to the Jewish Community. Many services only offered to those of the Jewish Community.
Liberty Baptist Church 3000 Sam Wilson Rd
Charlotte, North Carolina 28214
(704) 399-0142 Can offer emergency food boxes and vouchers. Can refer individuals to shelter, government programs like food stamps, and other Mecklenburg charities and non-profits. Self
Matthews Help Center 119 N Ames St. Matthews, NC 704-847-8383 by appointment only, Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Food Pantry, Financial assistance program, which will help people meet life’s basic needs, such as funds for paying rent, utilities and/or medical bills, Temporary Housing, Clothing (via BackPorch Thrift Store – new and gently used items at low cost) Self Documents Needed – Pictured ID for all adults: Driver’s license, state picture ID, or passport
Social Security Card of client
Proof of Income for everyone working in household: check stubs, letter from employer verifying pay or proof of household income including roommates.
Average expense of each household bill
Proof of Emergency: Doctor’s disability statement, medical bills, eviction notice, disconnects notices, etc.
Rental/Homeowners information: Rent lease, landlord’s name and phone number, mortgage papers, late notices and eviction papers
Metropolitan Community Church of Charlotte Address of food bank – 1825 Eastway Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 563-5810 Call after 9am on Thursdays Food Pantry – Thursdays. May provide Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and gifts, and other emergency food vouchers. Meals and school lunches may be offered. Self.
Mount Olive Presbyterian Church 5125 Mt. Olive Church Rd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28208
704-394-8814 Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am (call on Mondays or Tuesdays to make an appointment) Food pantry – Clients can only be served once every 6 months Self. Bring Photo ID
New Hope Baptist Church 7841 Idlewild Road
Charlotte NC 28212
704-537-6340 Food Pantry – Every other Saturday. Call to confirm

Clothing Closet – First Saturday of the month

Food Pantry, Clothing Closet Self
New Outreach Christian Center 3900 Gossett Ave
Charlotte, North Carolina
(704) 398-1777 After church services on Wed, Fri and Sundays. Must attend service. Food Pantry, Clothing Self
Northeast Seventh Day Adventist Church 827 Tom Hunter Road, Charlotte, NC 28213 704-597-9627 or (704) 921-6342 Some assistance offered includes food vouchers, meals, and groceries. Also ask about baby formula and diapers, meals, shelter, and other products.
Silver Mount Baptist Church 501 West Arrowood Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28217
704-522-1528 Tuesdays, 11:00am-1:00pm; Wednesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm; Fridays 3:30pm-4:30pm (first come,
first served)
Food pantry Required: NC Photo ID, proof of current address, must be Mecklenburg County resident Clients can only use service once per month
St. Paul Baptist Church 1401 N. Allen St.
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 334-5309 2nd Wednesday
8:00am -12:00pm
First come first serve; not by appointment; will give out food as people arrive until all food has been distributed. Self No ID required
Star Faith Church 3431 Rozzelles Ferry Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 249-2485 food pantry open every Friday, from 4pm – 5:30pm Food Pantry Self Contact to verify names being served each week.
Thrift United Methodist Church 8245 Moores Chapel Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 392-9807 Food is given out onThursdays. Call after 9am to schedule same-day appointments Clients can be served once every 6 months Self
Urban Ministry Center 945 North College Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-347-0278 Soup Kitchen – 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. every day of the year We serve a hot, nutritious lunch 365 days a year, even in the face of terrible weather and ever-increasing demand. With a 35-year history, it remains the largest, oldest Charlotte soup kitchen. We welcome anyone who is in need of a meal, regardless of the person’s circumstance, with no questions asked. We also provide showers, laundry, mail, I.D. assistance and other essential services. It’s our way of affirming the dignity of each homeless neighbor. Self
Victory Christian Mission 7228 Kings Ridge 704-529-5888 Ext. 0 Call for appointment Food pantry

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