Soup Kitchens/Hot Meals


Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS)  201 S. William Street, (252) 492-8231. Soup Kitchen:  Lunch provided daily, 11-12 Mon-Fri. and home delivered meals offered. A block and a half up from stop 21 on the Around Town Shuttle. Contact: Lee Anne Peoples (Director) - lapeoples@actsofhenderson.org.


Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS)    201 S William Street, (252) 492-8231.  Soup Kitchen:  1st Sunday of each month, 11:30am-12:30pm.  Hosted by St. James Catholic Church, stjamescatholichenderson.org


First Baptist Church

205 W. Winder Street.

Soup Kitchen:  3rd Sunday of each month, 12:15-1:15. fbchenderson.net


First Presbyterian Church                  

222 Young Street. Soup Kitchen: 2nd Sunday of each month, 12:15-1:15. One and a half blocks down from stop 30 on the Around Town Shuttle (go down Court St and turn left onto Young St).  https://fpchenderson.org


First United Methodist Church                           114 Church Street. Soup Kitchen:  4th Sunday of each month.  5th Sundays, 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Fumchenderson.org


Equipping Faith Church Destiny Center
549 S. William Street, (252) 213-0456. Soup Kitchen: every Sunday 12pm-1:00pm. Stop 29 on the Around Town Shuttle.


Greater Ransom Way of Cross Temple       

90 South Lake Lodge Road Ext., (919) 693-1511. Hot breakfast served, 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9am to 12pm.


Harvest of Love Food Pantry Greater Ransom Way of CrossTemple                        90 South Lake Lodge Road Ext., (252) 492-1824. Hot breakfast served.: 1st and 3rd Saturdays 9-12 PM; Not on the Around Town Shuttle. Contacts: Pastor Admin. Assistant Sherri Alston (salston@ransomwaytemple.org), Church Admin. Assistant Laura Thomas (lthomas@ransomwaytemple.org).


The Help Center                                              415 Raleigh Road (beside O’Rileys,) (252) 572-3203. Mobile Pantry: mobile feeding truck delivers hot meals and food baskets to those in need, monthly, in Franklin, Vance, Granville, Warren Counties.


Vance County Office of Aging/Senior Center  500 N. Beckford Drive, (252) 430-0257. On-site group hot meals – must be 60 years or older, waiting list of about 20, meals served at 12:00 pm (must be a member of Senior Center (come in person to fill out Senior Center application and waiting list form).  Meals on Wheels - City limits (zip code 27536), must be 60 years or older and homebound Liquid nutrition program – 60 years and older or <59 must have Rx. Provides Ensure Plus. Not on the Around Town Shuttle. Contact: Amber Gregory - amber.gregory@vance.nc.gov


Vance County Schools
Breakfast and lunch provided to all students at all schools.




FOOD FINDER...

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina partners with a number of Vance County agencies to provide food to be distributed throughout the county.


To find out what's available,click here


Also, under find help is Benefits Outreach for assistance with getting SNAP benefits.


FOOD CALENDAR....

The Working on Wellness Coalition of Granville-Vance Public Health has provided a food calendar.  Click here

 

(There is some overlap with this document and the Food Bank website.)





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Vance County Food Resources

Please call ahead to ensure food distribution is provided during the times listed.  Each food pantry is individually operated, and availability is subject to change.




Food Boxes/Pantry

 Area Christians Together in Service (ACTS)
201 S William Street, (252) 492-8231. Food Boxes Available: Tuesday and Thursday 8:30-9 AM.  Clients are eligible every 3 months for a box. Bring a picture ID. Suggested that you call ahead of time. A block and a half up from stop 21 on the Around Town Shuttle. Contact: Lee Anne Peoples (Director) - lapeoples@actsofhenderson.org.

 Big Ruin Creek Baptist                                      16 Big Ruin Creek Lane, (252)-492-3330. Food Pantry Available: 2nd and 4th Thursday at 12 PM, while supplies last.  Not on Around Town Shuttle.

Brookston Baptist Church                              242 Baptist Church Road, (252)-492-5502.  Food Pantry Available: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 AM.  4th Saturday of each month at 7 o’clock.  Not on Around Town Shuttle.

 Calvary Temple Holy Church                         215 Kitchen Avenue, 252-438-7065. Food Pantry Available: 3rd Tuesday after the 3rd Sunday, 5-6:30 PM. Stop 36 on the Around Town Shuttle.

 Cooks Chapel Church            
146 Center Street, (252) 492-4621. Food Pantry Available:  Mondays and Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.

Cotton Memorial Presbyterian Church
511 N Chestnut Street, (252)-492-3478.
Food Pantry Available: 2nd and 4th Saturdays 9-10 AM. 1.5 blocks from stop 35 on the Around Town Shuttle. Open to everyone, no documentation needed. Contact: Joseph Ford, (252) 204-5960.


Dickies Grove Baptist Church                      2996 Faulkner Town Road, (252) 492-5363.  Food Pantry Available: Drive-thru food distribution every third Monday at the church at 7:30 AM.


Gang Free                                                          940 County Home Road, (252)-598-0067.  Food Boxes Available:  Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm and Saturday & Sunday at the Cooper House, Pettigrew Street.  In conjunction with Granville Vance Public Health, food pantry provided at Vance County Middle School for students, faculty, and staff.  Contact Melissa Elliott, melissaelliott@gangfreeinc.org.

Greater Ransom Way of Cross Temple           90 South Lake Lodge Road Ext., (919) 693-1511. Food Pantry Available: 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9am to 12pm.

Green Rural Redevelopment (GRRO)          408 Hamilton Street, Food Operations: (252) 430-7999.  Senior citizen food box delivery.  Mobile Food Pantry.  Contact:  ​grro.nc@gmail.com.


Greater Zion Holiness Church                        804 Flint Street, (252) 430-7506.  Food Bank Available:  Wednesdays at 11 AM.

 Harvest of Love Food Pantry Greater  Ransom Way of Cross Temple                        90 South Lake Lodge Road Ext., (252) 492-1824. Food Pantry Available: 1st and 3rd Saturdays 9-12 PM.  Not on the Around Town Shuttle. Contacts: Pastor Admin. Assistant Sherri Alston (salston@ransomwaytemple.org), Church Admin. Assistant Laura Thomas (lthomas@ransomwaytemple.org).

 Lifeline Outreach Inc.                                  2014 Raleigh Road, (252) 438-2098. Food Boxes Available: Distributed on Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:am-12:30 or until all distributed, no deliveries.  A photo ID is required to receive a food box.  One box per month per household. 0.4 miles down from stop 25 on the Around Town Shuttle. Contact: Gwen Williams, lifelineoutreachraleigh.twcbc.org.

Mary Emma Evans Foundation

901 Dorsey Avenue.  Food Intake Available:  Tuesdays, 10am-2pm & 5:30pm-6:30 pm.  Intake form required.  Contact: maryemmaevansfoundation@gmail.com


Mount Zion Christian Church
955 Burr Street, (252) 430-7277.  Food Pantry Available: Tuesday and Thursday 2-4 PM. Not on Around Town Shuttle.

 Positive Directions - The ResourceCenter       336 Willow Creek Run, (252) 438-2056.  Food Pantry Available: 3rd Saturday of the month, 9am-12pm. Stop 6 on the Around Town Shuttle.


Ransom Way of the Cross Temple                 90 S. Lake Lodge Road, (252) 492-1824. Food Bank available: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9-12. Not on the Around Town Shuttle.


Salvation Army                                                        2292 Ross Mill Road, (252) 438-7107.  Food Pantry Available: Open to walk-ins with referral from DSS.  Food Box distribution, Monday-Friday, 9am-11am and 1pm-3:30 pm.  Available once every three months.  One block below stop 26 at Maple Street on the Around Town Shuttle. 
Contact:  Shadiyah.solomon@uss.salvationarmy.org.

 Shiloh Baptist Church
625 S. College Street, (252) 438-8987 & (252) 438-2254 (Pastor) Food Pantry Available: Thursdays at 9:00 am and the 4th Saturday of the month, 9am.  0.2 miles from stop 27 on Around Town Shuttle. Contact Rev. Joseph Ratliff (252) 438-2254 for additional information.

St. James Baptist Church
3005 Old Oxford Road, (252) 492-8500.  Food Pantry Available:  2nd & 3rd Saturdays, 11am-12pm. Not on the Around Town Shuttle.


The Help Center                                             

415 Raleigh Road (beside O’Rileys,) (252) 572-3203. Food Pantry Available: twice a month. Emergency Assistance: provide crisis relief to the elderly, children and their families in communities where severe malnutrition has been identified. Mobile Feeding, Food Baskets and Toiletries.  Application on site. A state issued ID card is required. Emergency situations may be able to be accommodated. Fresh produce available once a week – client notified when available. Bread and pastries are available on Tuesdays. Ensure and Boost available (provider referral needed). Limited Baby food, Pediasure and formula available. Contact: Tuwanna Jones - info@thehelpcenternc.com.


The Little Free Pantry                      
Downtown Henderson, across from the Corbitt Museum, at 180 Church Street (corner of Chestnut & Church Streets.)  It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Turning Point Community Development Corporation                                                    2495 US 1/158 Hwy, (252) 621-5190. Turning Point CDC works with Moore’s Family Farm to distribute produce boxes bi-weekly. These boxes are filled with a week’s supply of fresh produce. In addition to the produce, an easy to complete recipe is available for an item in the produce box. Contact:  Chalis Henderson, chenderson@turningpointcdc.org


VGCC Foundation                                            200 Community College Road, Room 1211, (252) 738-3264. Food Pantry Available: Main Campus.  Contact: wearyt@vgcc.edu.


Young Memorial United Holy Church               

1379 Brookston Road., (252) 492-1610. Food Pantry Available: The 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month 6:00pm - 7:00pm. Direct Delivery: 1st and 3rd Thursdays, 9:30-1:20. Not on Around Town Shuttle.