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.


Help us ‘Stamp out Hunger’!

Brunswick Family Assistance will be participating in the Stamp Out Hunger food drive hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers on Saturday, May 13th. The food drive will be held from 11am-2pm. The public is asked to leave bags of non-perishable food by...

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May Satellite Location Schedule

To help our clients with limited transportation, BFA has launched a mobile food pantry, which will located at our satellite locations from 9:30 a.m. -11:45 a.m. Below is the monthly mobile food pantry schedule. Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, it will be...

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Christmas in July 2023 Applications Open!

BFA has now opened up applications for Christmas in July and will accept applications until 7/14/2023. Please visit our Shallotte or Leland office to receive an application. All eligible children (k-8th) will receive a new bookbag, with the necessary school supplies...

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Volunteers Needed in the Leland Location!

Brunswick Family Assistance is a local nonprofit, working to improve the lives of those in crisis in Brunswick County. We hope to add more members who share our same goals, to our BFA family. BFA cannot effectively achieve its mission without the support from...

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Ms. Karla Squier’s Memorial Service

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of one of our very dear and honorable board members, Ms. Karla Squier. Ms. Karla dedicated her life as a lifelong activist, helping those in need across our country. Here at BFA, we are incredibly grateful to have had...

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Upcoming BFA Events:

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