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.


Saying Goodbye to Volunteer Hub

​Hello all volunteers, Effective November 1, 2022 we will no longer be using Volunteer Hub. We will now be utilizing VicNet. You should have received an email from our new volunteer system called VicNet if you are an exisiting volunteer of ours. If you have not...

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The Lords Pantry Mini Golf Tournament

Tyffanie Paganello 10/7/2022 The Lords Pantry is an all-volunteer organization that supplies healthy meals to food insecure families in Brunswick County. For a donation of $15 per person, The Lords Pantry is inviting us to come Saturday October 22nd at 10 am at Tribal...

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Food Pantry Highest Needs

9/13/2022 While we have made some great strides, BFA still has a lot to accomplish and we need the help of our community to do so. We have seen a dramatic increase of need in our county due to the recent inflation, with elevated grocery and gas prices. As of today we...

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BFA’s Annual Angel Tree Program

By: Tyffanie Paganello 8/22/2022 BFA will begin taking applications TODAY, August 22, 2022, for the Christmas Basket/Tree of Hope program. We will continue to take applications through November 4,2022. Applicants should call (910) 754-4766 (Shallotte) OR (910)...

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Christmas in July Bookbag Program

By: Tyffanie Paganello Date: 8/3/2022 Throughout the summer we have taken applications for Brunswick County children to receive bookbags! Now that applications are officially closed, we will be distributing bookbags as they come in. Official distribution of bookbags...

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Upcoming BFA Events:

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BFA Fundraising Events:

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Events in BFA Programs:

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