Carteret County NC Soup Kitchens and Food Banks

Hunger is an issue that is increasingly important in this day and age of high unemployment and barely livable wages. The reasons are countless, but it really doesn’t matter why. Many organizations in our area provide a solution.

If you are one of the organizations in our area that offer a solution to hunger and you are not listed here, please contact us to be included.

Hope Mission: Serves lunch to the community, Monday-Saturday, 11am to 12:30pm. Donated bread is usually available all week. Located at 1410 Bridges Street, Morehead City. Call 252-240-2359.

Martha’s Mission: Operates a food bank for those in need on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 3pm. Need referral from Social Services or Health Department. Located at 901 Bay Street, Morehead City. Call 252-726-1717.

Salvation Army: Has food distribution on the first Friday of every month from 12pm to 1pm at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 111 Hodges Street, Morehead City. Financial assistance is available Monday-Thursday, 9am to 11am, may also help with clothing, located at 1700 Arendell Street, Morehead City. Call 252-726-7147.

Loaves and Fishes: Operates a food bank Monday-Thursday at 1730 Live Oak Street, Beaufort, from 1pm to 3pm. The fourth Monday is at Calvary Baptist Church, 119 Bunch Road, Beaufort, from 10am to 2pm. Also clothing or basic house supplies may be available. Call 252-838-9035.

Two Fishes Cafe: Serving hot meals on Thursdays at 6pm. First, third, and fourth Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church, 119 Bunch Road, Beaufort. The second Thursday at Bridgeway Church of the Nazarene, 100 Lockhart Drive, Beaufort. Call 252-728-2680.

Storehouse Food Pantry: Operates a food bank on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am to 3pm at 3114 Bridges Street, Morehead City. Also at another location, East Coast Church, 6923 Newport River Shoppes, Suite D, Hwy 70 East, Newport, at the same time. Call 252-725-5539. On the web at

ACTS: Operates a food bank every Thursday from 11am to 1pm. Located at 450 Hwy 70, Bettie. Call 252-728-1414.

St. James United Methodist Church Operates a food bank last Thursday of every month at 9am to 4pm. Located at 1007 Orange Street, Newport. Phone: 252-223-4727