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.




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.


Calabash Elks #2679 donate $1,500 for Food Pantry

The Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 Golf committee donates $1,500 dollars to benefit our food pantry. This will help greatly to allow clients to receive food twice a month. We could not do it without community support so thank you to the surrounding community.  

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Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 Donates $1,000

Friday, March 11th 2022 Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 Generously donated $1,000 to BFA. We are incredibly thankful for this donation.  The calabash Elks #2679 donate every month to our emergency food pantry with goods that supply our clients weekly. We really appreciate...

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BFA Closure Notice

December 23rd, 2021 By: Elle Thomas UPDATE: Brunswick Family Assistance will be closed from December 24th-January 2nd. We will re-open back up on January 3rd at 9AM. Merry Christmas !!!

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Upcoming BFA Events:

There are no upcoming events at this time.

BFA Fundraising Events:

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Events in BFA Programs:

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