Today our Pantry served groceries and a Turkey to 366 families for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Many thanks to all of our volunteers that work together to allow our Pantry to serve our community. May this time of year bring many wonderful Blessings to all that support The Fuquay Varina Emergency Food Pantry. From our Pantry Family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving. … See MoreSee Less
A big Thank You to Juniper Level Missionary Baptist Church for sharing freshly picked apples with us this week! What a wonderful blessing. And thank you Leon, Kevin, Andy and Ned for getting them delivered. … See MoreSee Less
Welcome! Please review this page to learn what services are here this evening, Thursday, 10/26/23.
Physical Health Services (Cafeteria) Advance Community Health – Discover quality health care services available at the Southern Regional Center (accepting insurance, Medicaid, sliding scale for uninsured, free of cost for homeless) Alliance Medical Ministry – Learn eligibility requirements for primary medical care for uninsured adults Lions Club – Receive a free KidSight vision screening (Main Hallway) Southeastern Healthcare of NC – Learn how community health workers connect families to needed services Wake Tech Dental Hygiene Clinic – Receive information about dental health and reduced costs for preventive dental care WCHHS Dental Clinic – Spin a wheel to receive oral health information and dental goodies for children WCHHS Health Promotions and Chronic Disease Prevention – Obtain information about health screenings and resources WCHHS Maternal & Child Health – Care Management for High-Risk Pregnancies (CMHRP) & At-Risk Children (CMARC) – Learn how nurses and social workers manage health and connect resources to pregnant women and children birth to 5 WCHHS Maternal & Child Health – Improving Community Outcomes (ICO4MCH) – Obtain resources that support breastfeeding and increase breastfeeding awareness and learn about the Triple P Parenting Support Program WCHHS Maternal & Child Health – Public Health Education – Receive resources about child health issues, such as childbirth, safe sleeping, and car seat safety
Behavioral and Mental Health Services (Cafeteria) Alliance Health – Learn how this organization partners with Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) to identify and connect qualifying students to behavioral health services Monarch – Learn how this organization can provide behavioral health services to your family in-person and/or virtually at the Southern Regional Center Fuquay-Varina Coalition for a Healthy and Safe Community – Learn how the Coalition helps keep local children drug-free and safe from harmful substances The Hope Center (Operated by Kidspeace) – Learn about the children’s behavioral health urgent care center (BHUC) and the mobile outreach program for children (MORES)
Economic and Emergency Assistance (Library) Family Resource Center – South Atlantic – Learn how this organization helps families acquire the social and economic skills to become self-sufficient WCHHS Childcare Subsidy – Learn the eligibility requirements and how to apply for Subsidized Childcare WCHHS Economic Services – Learn the eligibility requirements and how to apply for Medicaid and Food & Nutrition Services WCHHS Energy – Learn the eligibility requirements and how to apply for Energy Assistance Western Wake Crisis Ministries – Receive information about food assistance and financial assistance for rent and utilities
Clothing Resources Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church – Learn about the next Clothing Closet giveaway on 11//4/23 (Main Hallway) Salvation Army – Pick up winter coats and accessories for children (Music Room)
Education and Employment Services (Library) Dress For Success – Learn how this organization offers career services to women at no charge. Family Support Services – Obtain resources and education to strengthen your family NCWorks Employment Services – Learn how registering with NCWorks (located at the Southern Regional Center) can assist with job searches, resumes, achieving credentials, and tuition assistance Project Enlightenment – Learn how this part of the Wake County Public School System supports parents and teachers of children (birth – Kindergarten) through screening, consultation, and intervention PTA (Parent Teacher Association) – Learn about the purpose, benefit, and accomplishments of your school’s PTA School Readiness – Receive information about preparing children for school and supporting their learning
Social and Recreational Activities (Cafeteria) Camp Agape – Enroll for overnight camp scholarships for Summer 2024 For Girls Like Quaneisha – Sign up girls for a group mentoring program
Food and Household Resources (Library) FV Growers Market/Poe Center for Health Education – Obtain your “Plant Seeds of Kindness” kit and receive information about the Growers Market and healthy foods Pines Acres Community Center – Receive information about food distribution and other available services Sleep in Heavenly Peace – Sign up for children to receive beds at no cost
Holiday Programs (Library) Amplify Church – Register children for the Christmas gift program (LHES students only) Everlasting Life Christian Church – Register for a variety of Holiday services MBolden Ministries/Holly Springs Vineyard Church – Register for Thanksgiving meal assistance Operation Nahyelle – Sign up for assistance with Thanksgiving and Christmas
Other Services Haircuts – Receive a free haircut from local vendors: “The Exchange”, “Exqwizite Haircuts”, and “The Loft” (Lounge 400-D) Car Seats – Fuquay-Varina Police officers will share about car seat safety and conduct installation checks (Outside Front) COVID-19 Test Kits – Pick-up free test kits to ensure your family remains healthy (Music Room) School Supplies – Gather supplies your child needs for school (Music Room) … See MoreSee Less
Andrew from Starbucks came by the Food Pantry Thursday afternoon to present us with a check for $1,000. Our local Starbucks not only supports us financially but also donates food on a regular basis and provides some of the plastic bags we need. Thank you to Starbucks and their wonderful staff of employees! … See MoreSee Less
Thanks to our many volunteers who work behind the scenes to pick up and deliver from Food Lion stores and to our volunteer crew that sorts and distributes all of the produce, breads, pastries, deli items and meat. We have an amazing staff of workers! … See MoreSee Less
First Bank employees stopped in to present a $5,000 check in memory of Sharon Shaw Adams, a former bank worker and good friend of the food pantry. They were also given a brief tour showing some of the many foods we purchase with donations. … See MoreSee Less
Many people are eligible for assistance and aren’t aware. Guidelines effective October 1, 2022 through September 30,2023 are as follows:
Household gross income must be at or below the amounts listed below based on household size.
HOUSEHOLD SIZE PER YEAR PER MONTH PER WEEK 1 $27,192 $2,266 $523 2 $36,624 $3,052 $704 3 $46,080 $3,840 $886 4 $55,512 $4,626 $1,068 5 $64,944 $5,412 $1,249 6 $74,400 $6,200 $1,431 7 $83,832 $6,986 $1,612 8 $93,264 $7,772 $1,794 Each Additional Family Member (+$9,456) (+$788) (+$182) A household is defined as a group of people who live together and share money and other resources in order to get food.
Also, our food pantry receives some assistance from the US government and follows the nondiscrimination policy of the USDA which prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. … See MoreSee Less