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Fuquay Varina Emergency Food Pantry

We have been so blessed with donations this year. There have been some spectacular food drives, and yesterday, two ladies delivered 260 gallon-sized bags filled with dog and cat food ready for distribution. They also brought shelf milk, peanut butter, hygiene items and lots of spices for cooking. Thank you to all for making a lot of Christmas wishes come true. See MoreSee Less

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I'm coming by with our donations from our Nutcracker and candy canes tomorrow!

Such a kind and generous Community. Many blessings as well, to all of you who make it possible to help those in need.

Can you accept opened bags of dry dog foods? We have a dog that has recently developed food sensitivities, requiring us to experiment with different protein sources, some that she hasn't tolerated. I hate to throw the reject foods out, but most of the rescue groups will not accept previously opened bags of kibble.

I Love this Place❤️

How wonderful ❤️

Thank you so much

Is there anything specific you all are low on right now that people could donate?

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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.
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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.

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Thanks for all you do for the community!!

Thanks for what you do. Ya'll are a big asset to our FV. Keep up the good work.

Thank you for all you do!

That’s a lot of turkeys! I miss volunteering with you. Happy Thanksgiving.

You folks did a fantastic job in directing traffic and keeping the flow – everyone deserves a pat on the back – and a citizen of the year award!

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How to thaw a turkey 🦃 See MoreSee Less

How to thaw a turkey 🦃

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.
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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.

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Yes, many thanks! The apples smell so delicious and we are sharing with so many families in our community. Thank You!

How compassionate and kind to think of others, especially at this time of thanksgiving. Thank you so much.

2023 Southern Region Community Resource Event

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)
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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

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!

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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

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!Image attachmentImage attachment

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We definitely do! God bless them, everyone!🥰

Thank you for all you do!

Could not do with out our wonderful volunteers

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

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.Image attachmentImage attachment+2Image attachment

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That's AMAZING

We are most grateful for this donation and will share with clients something special in memory of Sharon

Thank you for allowing us to come and share in one of the things Sharon cherished so dearly.

A wonderful way to honor Sharon ❤️