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.
Scroggs St, Downtown Lenoir
- Bethel Colony of Mercy
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 firstname.lastname@example.org