Food

Updated 07/30/2020

Haywood County has many resources to help those in need, but it can be hard to know when and where. We hope the list below helps. Resources are always changing; we recommend contacting agencies about their services and schedules.

Food Pantries and Boxes

Canton

  • Bethel Baptist Church Necessity Pantry
    • 5868 Pigeon Rd, 828-648-4106
    • 2nd Tuesday of each month from 3-4:30pm (Note this is NOT a food pantry, necessities ONLY: toiletries/hygiene products, etc)
  • Beaverdam Community Center
    • 1620 N Canton Rd, 717-265-4685
    • Wednesdays - Aug 5, Aug 19, 9-11am
  • Beulah Baptist Church
    • 483 Sunset Circle, 828-648-6505
    • Tuesdays from 11am to 2pm
  • Cruso Community Center
    • 3186 Cruso Rd, 919-949-0943
    • (Cruso residents only) Call for help 
  • Feeding the Multitudes
    • 50 Azalea Dr, 828-276-6375
    • Food boxes distributed by drive thru: Monday – Thursday: 11am - 1pm Special offerings are announced on their Facebook page
  • First United Methodist Church
    • Canton 30 Newfound St
    • back of parking lot Outdoor Pantry, open 24/7
  • North Hominy Community Development Association
    • 2670 Newfound Rd, 828-648-6082
  • The Community Kitchen
    • 394 Champion Dr, 828-648-0014

Clyde

  • Fines Creek Community Development Association
    • 190 Fines Creek Rd, 828-627-1593
    • Fines Creek, Panther Creek, White Oak residents only
    • 4th Wednesday of the month, 10-12
  • Haywood Pediatrics
    • 15 Facility Dr, 828-452-2211
  • Haywood’s Outdoor Pantry Clyde Head Start Location
    • 384 Jones Cove Rd, open 24/7
  • Crabtree United Methodist
    • Church 5405 Crabtree Rd
    • Outdoor Community Pantry, open 24/7

Maggie Valley

  • Maggie Valley United Methodist Church
    • 4192 Soco Rd, 828-926-8036
    • Monday and Wednesday 10am to 12pm
  • Haywood’s Outdoor Pantry Our Place Inn Location
    • 4077 Soco Rd, open 9am-dusk

Waynesville

  • Bethel Rural Community Pantry
    • 664 Sonoma Rd, 908-642-5016
    • Only Bethel School District residents
  • First United Methodist Church - Waynesville
    • 566 S. Haywood St, 828-456-9475
    • Saturdays: Drive-up pantry 8am-10am
  • Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry
    • 394 Haywood St, 828-456-6029
    • Monday thru Friday: 10-11am Eggs, produce, protein
  • Haywood Christian Ministry
    • 150 Branner Ave, 828-456-4838
    • Monday - Friday: 9am to 3pm One box/week
  • Haywood’s Outdoor Pantry Waynesville Head Start Location
    • 489 Pigeon St, open 24/7
  • Pigeon Multicultural Community Development Association
    • 450 Pigeon St, 828-452-7232
  • The Salvation Army
    • 290 Pigeon St, 828-456-7111
    • M, W, F 10-2 food+ rent, utilities Mon – Fri, 8:30- 4:30 food boxes 

Offerings for Children up to 18 years old

Free meals and stuff for kids

  • Black Bear Café - Canton
    • 162 Pisgah Dr, Canton 828-648-1003
    • Kids eat free, limited menu
  • Clyde’s - Waynesville
    • 2107 S. Main St, 828-456-9135
    • Kids eat free, limited menu, lunchtime
  • Fuego Food Truck – Location changes
    • Check Facebook or call 828-476-7930 Cheese quesadilla and fries free for kids
  • Kornerstone Kafe
    • 1092 N. Main St, Waynesville 828-550-2265
    • Kids eat free, limited menu, 12-6:30 pm
  • North Hazelwood Baptist Church
    • 809 Hazelwood Ave, 828-508-6720
    • 3rd Saturday, 9- 11
    • Baby food ministry; Formula plus diapers and wipes

Free Meals

For Seniors:

  • Mountain Project’s Congregate Nutrition Sites for Seniors
    • For those over 60, To-go cold lunches as well as frozen heat and eat meals
    • M-F, 11 - 12 noon
    • Call a day in advance to reserve meals
  • Waynesville Armory
    • 44 Boundary St. 828-452-7029
    • (Maggie Valley residents will pick up from Waynesville)
  • Canton Armory
    • 71 Penland St, 828-648-8173 

Available to all:

  • First United Methodist Church - Waynesville
    • 566 S. Haywood St, 828-456-9475
    • Saturdays: Hot breakfast and lunches 8-11 (Showers available 8-10)
  • Haywood Pathways Center - Waynesville
    • 179 Hemlock St, 828-246-0332
    • To-go supper @ 5:30 seven days/week
  • The Community Kitchen - Canton
    • 394 Champion Dr, 828-648-0014
    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 4:30-6pm
  • For Unsheltered Neighbors: The Open Door with The Salvation Army @ St John’s Catholic Church
    • 234 Church St, Waynesville
    • Hot meals to-go 11:30am -1 pm M-F Also Available - Overnight meal bags

SHARING IS CARING!

  • If you receive food that you won’t eat, don’t let it go to waste! Instead: · Share it with family, friends, neighbors · Donate non perishable food to a pantry

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