Food Support

Buncombe County Schools Meals Distribution Sites
Free breakfast and lunch for all Buncombe County School students.

Reynolds District:

  • 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.

  • 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 here 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.  

COVID 19 Student and Family Need Request Form     
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