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PAR Donation Sites

Donation Sites For Fresh Produce

(in no particular order)

  • South Caldwell Christian Ministries
    5 Quarry Road, Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828) 396-4000 or (828) 396-4020
    Pantry Manager: Betty Meyers
  • Caldwell County Yokefellow, Inc.
    PO Box 2442, Lenoir, NC 28645
    Phone #: (828) 754-7088
    Director: Sharon Osborne
    Pantry Manager: Interim*** A weekday call to arrange a sizeable weekend delivery is acceptable at both South Caldwell Christian Ministries and Yokefellow Christian Ministries. ***
  • Lenoir Soup Kitchen
    1113 College Avenue Southwest Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828) 758-1411 Angel Moretz
    *** Please deliver donations that are quick and easy to prepare, Mon-Fri before 9 a.m. They do not have much storage space. ***
  • Granite Falls Church of God, Duke St.
    Bus Ministry Program and meal on Wednesdays
    Pastor Mike Vanderburg, church 828 396 2434 cell 828 638 3679*** They are gardening but space is limited, they would appreciate a supplement to cook, preserve, and send home with Bus Ministry youth/families ***
  • Shepherd’s Table at First United Methodist Church, Granite Falls
    Supper 5:30-7:30 p.m., open to everyone, no charge
    Every Wed. Evening*** Call to arrange a donation 828 396 1011 ***
  • Brockford Inn Assisted Living Center, Granite Falls
    *** Kitchen Manager Devon, if he is not available ask for the med tech 828-396-3111 They operate 24/7 and serve three meals a day. ***
  • Whitnel Elementary School Wraparound Program
    Monday- Friday 6 a.m.-6 p.m., tan bldg. on right back side of property
    Site Director Melissa Benfield 728-6423*** These children are gardening about 3,500 sq feet at the school. This community has a significant need. Anything extra they could bring home would be wonderful. ***
  • Caldwell Correctional Center, Hudson
    Ask for the kitchen, if there is no answer, speak to person answering phone and work through them 828 726 2509. They are a PAR partner; we sponsor a half acre garden and a cold frame propagation site. They grow plants for PAR sponsored gardens, food pantry families, and for sale to support PAR. They thankfully receive all produce donations; they feed approx. 260 men daily. 24 hour facility.
  • First Baptist Church Whitnel- Food Pantry
    Please call Earl to arrange your donation in advance a distribution date.
    Earl Wilcox 828 728 4636
  • Fairview Presbyterian Church Food Pantry
    111Fairview Drive, Lenoir
    828-758-9723*** Distribution is the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. They do not have refrigerated storage space. Please time your delivery with distribution. ***
  • Shelter Home of Caldwell Co.
    (828) 758-0888
    Scroggs St, Downtown Lenoir
  • Bethel Colony of Mercy
    (828) 754-3781
    Bethel Colony Rd off Hwy 18E, Lenoir, NC
*** if you would like to be added to this list or omitted, please contact Darlene Berry at 828.726.1914 or