Foster Seventh Day Adventist Church Community Services - Food Pantry/Clothing Closet
375 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-2014
Both clothing and free food is offered to the low income, needy, children, and others in the community. Can be work clothes, or items for school aged children as well.

Biltmore Church of Christ Food Pantry
823 Fairview Street
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-2829

Victory Fellowship Worship Center
450 Aiken Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28804
(828) 243-3088
Call for hours, vegetables, breads, boxed foods, and other commodities.

Salvation Army - Buncombe County
204 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-4723
The social service organization has both a Food Pantry and Clothing Closet. In addition, apply for rent help, energy assistance, and get referrals and other support.

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

Sharing Heart Food Pantry, Hearts with Hands
951 Sand Hill Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28806
(828) 667-1912

Catholic Social Services - Buncombe County
50 Orange Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-0146
Help is offered for all who need support, regardless of religion or background. Food, meals, and other aid is offered too.

Biltmore Church of God Food Pantry
1390 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28803
(828) 274-7351

Lunch at the Crossroads, First Baptist Church of Asheville
5 Oak Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-4781
Hot and cold meals are distributed to the needy.

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

Bethel Seventh Day Adventist
238 South French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-8105

Loving Food Resources
123 Kennilworth Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 255-9282

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
56 Walton Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-0054
When resources are available, the pantry may have perishable items, holiday meals, canned goods, and much more is provided.

Family Resource Center at Emma, Children First/CIS of Buncombe County
37 Brickyard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-4810

Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)
24 Cumberland Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 259-5300
This is the so called Main Crisis Ministry of Buncombe County North Carolina. They can refer people and help individuals apply for programs such as WIC and food stamps, homeless prevention, and other financial assistance. They also work with local churches and food pantries to provide groceries, meals, clothing, and much more for the low income, seniors, and disabled.

North Buncombe Samaritan Ministry, Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry (ABCCM)
403 Weaverville Highway
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 645-6141

Food for Fairview, offered from the Fairview Community Center
1357 Charlotte Highway
Fairview, North Carolina 28730
(828) 628-4322

Calvary Chapel of Asheville
Address: 900 West Chapel Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28803
(828) 277-7703
Meals for senior citizens, shelter, and information on local charities and food programs are offered.

Food Pantries

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Buncombe County Health and Human Services
40 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28802
(828) 250-5000
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00

Website: Buncombe County Health and Human Services

Health Departments

​​NC State Refugee Program Advisory Council

Legal Aid
547 Haywood Road
Ashville, NC 28806
Toll free: 1-866-219-5262
Website: https://www.legalaidnc.org/public/learn/offices/asheville/default.aspx

Legal Aid

Black Mountain Clothing Bank of the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry
101 North Ridgeway Christian Ministry
Black Mountain, NC
(828) 669-9404
Website: http://www.ashevillecares.org/black-mountain-clothing-bank.html

Direct Assistance, Catholic Charities – Western Regional Office
50 Orange Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-0146
Provides: Pet Food, Winter Clothing, General Clothing Provision, Children’s Clothing, Baby Clothing, Food Pantries 

Family Resource Center at Emma, Children First/CIS of Buncombe County
37 Brickyard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 252-4810
Provides: Food Pantries, Housing Expense Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Utility Service Payment Assistance, Case/Care Management, Parenting Skills Classes, Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers

Food Pantry/Clothing Closet, Foster Adventist Community Services
375 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-2014 x316
Provides: Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens, General Clothing Provision

Food Pantry/Clothing Closet, Salvation Army – Buncombe County
204 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-4723
Provides: Food Pantries, Formula/Baby Food, Children’s Clothing, General Clothing Provision, Pet Food

Johnston Elementary Outreach, Children First/CIS of Buncombe County
230 Johnston Boulevard
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 768-3012
Provides: Food Pantries, Housing Expense Assistance, General Clothing Provision, Utility Service Payment Assistance, Parenting Skills Classes, Food Donation Programs, Furniture/Home Furnishings Donation Programs, Book/Magazine Donation Programs, Computer Donation Programs 

Loving Food Resources
123 Kenilworth Road
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 255-9282
Provides: Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs, Cleaning Product Donation Programs, Food Donation Programs, Food Pantries 

Clothing Banks