WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is now administering The Emergency Food Assistance Program in Columbus County through the Wilmington branch.
The branch already provides assistance to New Hanover and Pender counties. Commodities will be distributed to low-income households via local food pantries that are partnered with the Food Bank, according to a news release.
In North Carolina, individuals and families with incomes at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guideline qualify to receive assistance.
Food Bank partner agencies that will distribute include:
- Believers Home Fellowship, 212 Faith Circle, Tabor City, 910-653-7299, every third Saturday from 8 a.m. through 12 p.m.
- Dreams R Us, Inc., 684 Main Street, Fair Bluff, 910-649-7313, every third Thursday at 11 a.m.
- Harvest Table, 211 East Columbus Street, Whiteville, 910-641-1547, every Monday 10 a.m. through 1 p.m.
- Jesus Tabernacle, 812 Spearman Road, Bolton, 910-655-0063, Wednesdays 4 p.m. through 6 p.m. (closed the 2nd Wednesday)
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