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.

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.


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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Fourth Quarter News Letter

DEC 2021   News Letter  BFA appreciates ALL of the wonderful people that support our mission of helping those in need. We truly could not provide the high levels of assistance needed in our County without the support of our community. No donation or amount of time...

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Ocean Isle Beach Flotilla awards BFA $33,060.00

By Elle Thomas Once again OIB Flotilla has exceeded our expectations with their fundraising. The OIB Flotilla raised over $33,000 for Brunswick Family Assistance Inc. We are forever grateful for OIB Flotilla efforts and the support we receive daily from the...

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Calabash Elks #2679 Donate $2,000 to BFA Veterans

December 3rd, 2021 By : Elle Thomas Community Outreach Coordinator Brunswick Family Assistance would like to recognize the Calabash Elks Lodge #2679 for its generous support of Brunswick Family Assistance’s emergency assistance programs. BFA is dedicated to improving...

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BFA accepts grant from Landfall Foundation

Elle Thomas, Outreach Program Administrator Landfall Foundation Brunswick Family accepts a generous $6,000 grant from the Landfall Foundation for utility assistance. Utility assistance has been at an all time high for the 2021 year and with this generous donation, we...

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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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