Food Support

Buncombe County Schools Meals Distribution Sites -

Free breakfast and lunch for all Buncombe County School students.

Reynolds District:

  1. This is available in the car rider line at Oakley Elementary School.

Breakfast is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

  1. BCS Buses will be delivering bag lunches and breakfast meals 

Monday thru Friday, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

At the following locations: Ledgewood Village, Eastview, Spruce Hill, Curci Circle (Reynolds MH Park), Shiloh Center, Fairview Elementary.

Other Locations Providing Meals:

White Duck Taco Shop- One free regular priced taco for school aged children per day. (Monday through Friday lunch or dinner). 1 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC 28801, 828-258-1660.

Baked Pie Company- Free bagged lunch, Tuesday through Saturday (PBJ sandwich, apple, white milk, and cookie) 10 AM to 8 PM at both locations- 4 Long Shoals Road, Arden, NC 828-333-4366 and Woodfin, 828-210-9544

Biscuit Head - One free biscuit per school aged child each day schools are closed beginning 3.16.2020

Fuddruckers Asheville - Get one free kid's meal with purchase of adult meal Mon-Fri all day - Take out included

El Charro - Free kids meal once a day from 3/16-3/27. Voucher sheets are available at the register - temporary curbside service also available - 1788 Hendersonville Rd 28803

Strada Italiano - free slice of pizza during lunch service for school aged children 27 Broadway Street Asheville

Ay Caramba - East Asheville Fariview Road - one free kids meal for children under the age of 10 until 3.30.2020

Montmorenci UMC - Monday evenings 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. - boxed hot meals

Food Pantries:

Biltmore Church of God Food Pantry:  1390 Sweeten Creek Rd. Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm

Beverly Hills Baptist Food Pantry: 2nd and 4th Thursday at Beverly Hill Baptist

Food for Fairview: 

Foster Seventh Day Adventist Church: 375 Hendersonville Road, Phone number - (828) 274-2014  Tuesday 9:00am -11:30 am  Breakfast at 7:00 am

Trinity of Fairview Food Pantry:  OPEN Tuesdays from 9-11:45 a.m. until further notice.  646 Concord Rd, Fletcher, NC 28732 (828) 628-1188

Calvary Episcopal Church Food Pantry: OPEN Saturdays from 8-11:00 a.m. until further notice.  2840 Hendersonville Road,Fletcher, NC 28732 (828)684.6266

Salvation Army Food Pantry: 204 Haywood St. Asheville. Wednesdays 1:30-3:30

Oakley Baptist: Wednesdays at 12:15

Beverly Hills Baptist Food Pantry: 2nd and 4th Thursday at Beverly Hill Baptist

Avery's Creek UMC Food Pantry:  874 Glenn Bridge Rd. SE., Arden. Saturdays 9-11:45am.

Bounty & Soul- hosting drive through pick up sites of pre-made food boxes. No cost and no eligibility. Tuesdays from 11am-1pm at St. Johns Episcopal Church in Black Mountain and Fridays from 4pm-6pm at Black Mountain Presbyterian Church.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry: 109 Crescent Hill Dr., Arden. Thursdays 11:00am-2:00pm

Montmorenci UMC: Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Biltmore Church of Christ Food Pantry 823 Fairview St. Asheville. (828) 274-2829

Wednesday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

YMCA has mobile delivery sites: 

Go to to get Monthly Schedules

Beginning Monday, March 16th, YMCA will hand out pre-packaged bags at the market for pick up. You can pick up a bag between normal mobile market operating hours. This is a temporary change. Distributions are FREE and open to ALL and at all locations.

March 27, 2020- Governor Roy Cooper announced today that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.

BCS Family Resource Center is for ALL of our students.  Family needs: food boxes, daily school nutrition deliveries, hygiene items, diapers, wipes, school supplies, please submit the request form.  Our BCS staff will provide a home delivery within 1-2 days following request submitted.  

Check the MANNA website ( for daily updates regarding our most current food distribution schedules from all of the operating MANNA Partner Agencies across the 16-county service area.  It is a green button entitled “Click here for WNC Food Distributions”.  

Dial 211 from your phone to get Information on Food Pantries and other services