For Food Pantry or financial assistance, or to arrange to make a donation to BFA, please call BFA in Shallotte at 910-754-4766 or in Leland at 910-408-1700. Thank you.

BFA’s Shallotte thrift store is permanently closed. Please do not leave drop-offs intended as donations.

Christmas in July

Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) is a private non-profit 501(c) (3) organization in operation since 1981. Vision Statement: Brunswick Family Assistance is a transformative, forward-looking and collaborative organization that helps low income people in Brunswick County to live a high quality of life. We envision a community where all people have access to an adequate and nutritious supply of food and sufficient resources to sustain themselves. BFA shall continue to be a leader in partnering with other organizations to help solve community problems. Mission Statement: Brunswick Family Assistance is dedicated to improving the lives of families and individuals in crisis in Brunswick County, who are willing to help themselves, by providing emergency assistance and educational and skills development programs.

The selfless service of volunteers is what makes BFA possible. See how you can get involved.


BFA has many emergency and non emergency programs offering help for food, shelter, and clothing needs


There are upcoming events that you can take part in and help out those less fortunate in our area.


Our special programs give aid to those in need in Brunswick county. See how we are helping.


Brunswick Family Assistance Increases Allowed Pantry Visits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2020 CONTACT: Stephanie Bowen, Executive Director – Brunswick Family Assistance Increases Allowed Pantry Visits BRUNSWICK COUNTY – In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) is...

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BFA to Move to Remote Operations

Amid concerns of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) will move all operations to a remote format. This move will not impact client services. BFA staff will be able to handle all operations from remote locations, better protecting...

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2020 Christmas in July Program

2020 Annual Christmas in July (Book Bag Program) Offered by Brunswick Family Assistance Agency, Inc. This program is offered to families on a pre-qualifying application process for families living at or below 130% of the poverty level. All applicants must provide...

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BFA 1st Quarter News Letter, Jan 2020

BRUNSWICK FAMILY ASSISTANCE 2019 Christmas Program With another year behind us, BFA would like to share with you the impact of the support from our community. Each year BFA staff and volunteers process hundreds of applications for children and seniors in Bruns- wick...

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Food & Shelter problems are closer to home than you think…