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.


Announcing: Date Night With Wine

INVITING ALL WINE ENTHUSIASTS !!!SAVE THE DATE!!! Date Night With Wine A charity fundraising event to benefit Brunswick Family Assistance Friday, November 12, 2021 a Virtual Gathering Registration opens October 5, 2021 at

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Sept. 2021 Commodities Cancelled for Safety Concerns

Brunswick Family Assistance, for the safety of the Volunteers, Staff and especially the clients we serve, has decided to cancel the September Commodities distribution on September 16th and 17th. Clients can still receive food assistance through the emergency food...

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Bank of America support for emergency assistance

For immediate release Date: June 23, 2021 Contact: Charles Jackson, Director of Operations & Outreach Bank of America support for emergency assistance Brunswick Family Assistance (BFA) would like to recognize Bank of America Charitable Foundation for its generous...

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BFA Announces Its 2020 Christmas Program

ANNOUNCING THE 2020 CHRISTMAS PROGRAM Brunswick Family Assistance is gearing up for The Christmas program. BFA will start making appointments for the Christmas Program August 24, 2020. Clients must have proof of all income and expenses for every household member when...

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There are no upcoming events at this time.
Food & Shelter problems are closer to home than you think…