Family Support

Local organizations with food programs/free meals:

  • Asheville City Schools Meal service for students begins Tuesday, March 17th.  Asheville City Schools will be delivering meals from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM to the community centers at:
  • Pisgah View Apartments
  • Hillcrest Apartments
  • Klondyke Apartments
  • Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center
  • Additionally, Isaac Dickson Elementary School will have a drive-thru option should families prefer a grab and go meal. Isaac Dickson’s site will be open from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.
  • Buncombe County Schools Drive Thru Food Pick Up Stations (breakfast 7:30-8:30am and lunch 11:30-1:30pm):
    • Oakley Elementary
    • Johnston Elementary
    • Emma Elementary
    • West Buncombe Elementary
    • Hominy Valley Elementary
    • Pisgah Elementary
    • Owen High School
    • Black Mountain Primary
    • Weaverville Elementary
    • North Windy Ridge Intermediate
    • Estes Elementary
  • Henderson County Schools curb-side pick up 11am – 1pm children ages 2 and up:
    • Atkinson Elementary
    • Clear Creek Elementary
    • Dana Elementary
    • Edneyville Elementary
    • Etowah Elementary
    • Fletcher Elementary
    • Glenn C. Marlow Elementary
    • Hillandale Elementary
    • Mills River Elementary
    • Sugarloaf Elementary
    • Upward Elementary
    • Hendersonville Middle
  • Bounty & Soul (Black Mountain, NC): Pre-Packaged food box pick-up on Tuesdays & Fridays. More Info Here 
  • YMCA of WNC  Mobile Market – Free and Open to all, pre-packaged bag pick-up.  View their March Calendar Here
  • Family Friendly Asheville has complied, and continues to update, a list of Food Pantry/Program sites including local restaurants offering free meals for children.  You can view the list here.

MANNA Food Finder:  You can search by County or by Agency Type to find where to pick up food.

Buncombe County resources for helping with financial needs


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