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The Food Bank of the Albemarle’s mission is to fight hunger in the 15 counties we serve. With nearly 58,040 people, 24% of them children, in northeastern North Carolina struggling with hunger, the need is greater than ever. Food Bank of the Albemarle serves as a regional clearinghouse for donated food, which is distributed to 145 hunger relief partners throughout our service area. Click the links below to find out more information.

Agency Locator

Are you in need of food assistance? Click here to use our Agency Locator tool to find a food pantry, soup kitchen or other hunger-relief partner near you.

Are you looking for a complete list by county? Access our up-to-date agency listing here.

Local Food Assistance Programs

Food Bank of the Albemarle serves a 6,000+ square mile area in northeastern North Carolina. Across the 15 counties we serve, there are over 145 hunger relief partners including food pantries, mobile food pantries, soup kitchens, adult and child care centers, after school programs, juvenile and senior citizen residential programs and shelters. Click the link above to learn more.

Mobile Food Pantries

The Food Bank works directly with hunger relief partners across 15 counties to distribute food to families facing food insecurity. In some areas, a Mobile Food Pantry is needed as the distance to the nearest agency is too far.

Backpack Programs

Backpacks are filled with nutritious, kid-friendly food that is distributed to children to take home on the weekend. This program is designed to ensure children that might go without have access to healthy food over the weekend.

Produce to People

Produce to People is comprised of two programs that deliver fresh produce as a supplement to The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP ). We’re always exploring ways that we can provide fresh produce to our clients.

After School Snacks

Summer Feeding Program

Food and Nutrition Services (FNS)

Frequently Asked Questions