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.


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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Brunswick County Schools donate 7 TONS!

For over 40 years, Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) has worked hard to aid those who live in famish and poverty within our county. Our outstanding record of serving families in need in our community is made possible through our community partners' selfless and...

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2022 BFA Christmas Angel Tree Program

The BFA Family has now 'wrapped up' another year of our annual Christmas program! The staff, along with our 'un-fir-gettable' volunteers, truly enjoyed helping to provide a very Merry Christmas to our Brunswick County neighbors in need! Thank you to all of those who...

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Making Christmas Wishes Come True with ORMA

Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Ocean Ridge Management Association (ORMA) Community Impact for their generous contribution to our Christmas Angel Tree program. Through the efforts of so many gracious Ocean Ridge...

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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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Upcoming BFA Events:

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