Feeding Avery Families

If you need food, we’re here to help! Clients who visit Feeding Avery Families are able to select the items that best meet their needs.  Food categories include non-perishables (canned goods, pasta, packaged meals, etc.), bread, meat, produce, dairy products, beverages and desserts.

Feeding Avery Families is open the first four Fridays of most months between 9:30-11:30 AM or 1-3 PM.  Clients make appointment to for their food pick-up, making the shopping experience convenient and efficient.  Clients visit once a month and take home about 60 pounds of food – enough for approximately 50 individual meals. Each family of 1-3 individuals receive one box, families of 4-6 get two boxes, and families of 7 and more get three.

To receive food, you must certify that you are a resident of Avery County or neighboring North Carolina County and meet the income eligibility standards established by the USDA. We do not ask for proof of identity or residency.

See other ways to get food in Avery County.