Family Resources Meals and other

Family Resources

Family Resources

Meal Resources:

*Buncombe County School Meals Distribution Sites- Free breakfast and lunch for all Buncombe County School students.   This is available in the car rider line. 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.

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

*Baked Pie Company- Free bagged lunch, Tuesday-Saturday (PBJ sandwich, apple, white milk, and cookie) 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at both locations.  (4 Long Shoals Rd. 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 3-16-20.

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

*El Charro- Free kid’s meal one 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- One free slice of pizza during lunch service for school aged children. 27 Broadway St. Asheville

*Ay Caramba- One free kid’s meal for children under the age of 10 until 3/30/20. East Asheville Fairview. 

*Montmorenci UMC- Monday evenings 6:00-6:45. Boxed hot meals

*My Father’s Pizza- Free brown bag meal for all Pre-K- 12. Ham or turkey sandwich with chips and apple. Monday-Friday 11-9.

*Delicias- Free meal for children under 10. March 16th- March 30th.

Food Pantry Resources:

*Beverly Hills Baptist Food Pantry- Second and Fourth Thursday at Beverly Hills Baptist

*Oakley Baptist- Wednesdays at 12:15

*Calvary Episcopal Church: Saturdays 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., 2840 Hendersonville Rd. 828-684-6266

*Foster Seventh Day Adventist Church- 375 Hendersonville Rd. 828-274-2014

*Trinity of Fairview- Tuesdays 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. 646 Concord Rd. Fletcher, NC 28732 828-628-1188

*YMCA- has mobile delivery sites- beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. They will hand out pre-packaged bags at the market for pick up. You can pick up a bag between normal mobile market operating hours. Please know that this is a temporary change. Distributions are free and open to all.

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

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

*Avery’s Creek UMC Food Pantry- 874 Glenn Bridge Rd. SE Arden, Saturdays 9-11:45 a.m.

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

*St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry- 109 Crescent Hill Dr. Arden, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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


*Sprint- Offers unlimited data to customers during coronavirus 828-774-5206

*T-Mobile- Unlimited data to customers for 60 days starting 3/19 and extra 20 GB of mobile hotspot data for those with hotspots

*Spectrum- Free broadband and /or wi-fi to any households with students for 60 days. 1-844-488-8395


* will offer assistance to foster youth whose dorms are being closed due to college closures

*Uhaul- Offers one month of free self-storage to any new customers with college ID

Financial Assistance:

*City of Asheville- suspends water disconnection due to unpaid bills

*Duke Energy- suspends electricity cutoffs for unpaid bills

*Dominion Energy- suspends natural gas disconnection for unpaid bills

*Verizon- will not terminate service for 60 days due to unpaid bills, waive late fees

*Sprint- will not terminate service for 60 days due to unpaid bills, waive late fees

*T-Mobile- will not terminate service for 60 days due to unpaid bills, waive late fees

ABCCM Crisis Centers:

*Cumberland Crisis Center – 24 Cumberland Ave. Asheville M-F 8:30-4:30.