Free Meals for Children

  • Attention: Pine Acres Community Center and Wake County Human Services Northern Regional Center will NOT be open on April 10 for food distribution. All other sites will operate on a regular schedule the week of April 6 - 12, including Good Friday and Easter Sunday.


    How You Can Help

    Monetary donations:

    We are grateful for the outreach from many of our parents and community members asking how they can help.

    Food Donations

    • Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
      1001 Blair Dr., Raleigh NC 27603
      Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    • Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC
      1924 Capital Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
      Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Volunteering

    If you would like to volunteer to support our work with food access and food security, please complete this form and we will contact you soon.

    Food Distribution

    A number of schools and community centers will serve as food distribution sites for Wake County families.  

    • Families may pick up food at the locations and times indicated below.
    • Food will be distributed curbside to minimize safety concerns.  
    • The food will be placed in sanitized food containers.
    • You will not be required to show ID and children do not have to be present with you to pick up food.
    • Our Big Bus Food Truck is running on a tight schedule, so please arrive early. The bus must leave at its scheduled time in order to deliver food to other locations.

    Locations and Times

    Apex

    Apex First Baptist, 419 S. Salem St.
    Mon. - Fri. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Sat. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Mockingbird Lane, near 807 Mockingbird Ln.
    Mon. - Fri. 11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Shangri-La Mobile Home Community, 811 Chickadee Ln.
    Mon. - Fri. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Sat. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    West Chatham Street, near 503 W. Chatham St.
    Mon. - Fri. 1 - 1:30 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Cary

    Arbors at Cary Apts., 200 Wrenn Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 6 - 7 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Nottingham/Aurella Apt. Community, 101 Harlon Dr.
    Tues. - Thurs. 5:30 - 7 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Briarcliff Elem., 1220 Pond St.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Cary Elem., 400 Kildaire Farm Rd. 
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Cary First Christian Church, 1109 Evans Rd.
    Mon., Wed. and Thurs. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Chatham Estates Mobile Home Community, N. Lake St. & Maple Ave.
    Mon. - Fri. 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Chatham Forest Apts., 880 Glendale Dr.
    Tues. and Thurs. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    First United Methodist Church, 117 S. Academy St.
    Mon. - Fri. 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church, 200 High Meadow Dr.
    Sat. - Sun. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Markham St., Markham St. & Seagram St.
    Sat. - Sun. 6 - 7 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Reedy Creek Elem., 940 Reedy Creek Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Fuquay - Varina

    Pine Acres Community Center, 402 McLean St.
    NOT OPEN APRIL 10
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Garner

    Creech Rd. Elem., 450 Creech Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Praise Temple Mobile Market, 1329, U.S. Hwy 70
    Fourth Sat. 10 - 11 a.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Holly Springs

    Holly Springs UMC, 108 Avent Ferry Rd.
    Mon. - Thurs. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Knightdale

    Community Helpers Service Center, 111 N. First Ave. 
    Thurs. Drive-thru 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Cross Point Community Church, 1001 Steeple Square Ct.
    Sat. Drive-thru 10 - 11 a.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Forestville Elem., 100 Lawson Ridge Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Hodge Rd. Elem., 2128 Mingo Bluff Blvd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Knightdale Elem., 109 Ridge St.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Knightdale Estates Dr. Mailboxes, near 3613 Knightdale Estates Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Morrisville

    Crosstimbers Apts., 900 Golden Horseshoe Cir.
    Mon. - Fri. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Raleigh

    Abundant Life Cathedral, 4400 Old Poole Rd.
    Fourth Sat. 10 - 11:30 a.m.
    April 11: 10 - 11 a.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Athens Dr. High, 1420 Athens Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under 

    Baileywick Elem., 9425 Baileywick Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Brentwood Elem., 3426 Ingram Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Bugg Elem., 825 Cooper Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Casa De Luna Apartments, 3819 Bonneville Ct.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Cedar Point Apartments, near 6514 Suburban Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 1:30 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Cherry Laurel Dr., near 1516 Cherry Laurel Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Deep Hollow Dr. and Saint Giles St., near 4011 Deep Hollow Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 - 11:30 a.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck

    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Dillard Dr. Elem., 5018 Dillard Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Fox Hall Village, 5909 Fox Hall Village Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Fox Rd. Elem., 7101 Fox Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Fuller Elem., 806 Calloway Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Green Spring Valley community pool parking lot, near 1100 Greenvale Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 1:30 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Horseshoe Dr. Mailboxes at Simpkins Road, near 6205 Horseshoe Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 - 11:45 a.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Hunter Elem., 1018 E Davie St.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Juniper Level Baptist Church, 3420 Idlewood Village Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Millbank Court Apts., 1500 N. Raleigh Blvd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Millbrook Elem., 1520 E. Millbrook Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Navaho Dr. (between The Pointe and Pinewood), near 835 and 1001 Navaho Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    The Oaks Apartments, 590 Lipscombe Ct.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Oak Run and Supreme Dr. cul-de-sac, near 643 Oak Run Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 12:30 - 1 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    PAVE SE Raleigh Charter School, 3420 Idlewood Village Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Peach Road Community Center Parking Lot, near 911 Ileagnes Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Poe Elem., 400 Peyton St.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Reconciliation Dr. neighborhood entrance, near 4500 Reconciliation Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 1:30 p.m.
    Big Bus Food Truck
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Rogers Ln. Elem., 201 N. Rogers Ln.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Smith Elem., 1101 Maxwell Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Washington Terrace Apts., 1951 Booker Dr.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Wilson Temple United Methodist Church, 1023 Oberlin Rd.
    Sat. - Sun. 12 - 1 p.m.
    Serving at least one meal
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Rolesville

    Rolesville Middle, 4700 Burlington Mills Rd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Rolesville High, 1099 East Young St.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Sanford Creek Elem., 701 Granite Falls Blvd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Wake Forest

    Wake County Human Services Northern Regional Center, 350 Holding Ave.
    CLOSED ON APRIL 10
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Wake Forest Baptist Church, 107 S. Ave.
    Third Tues., Drive-thru 4:30 to 6:15 p.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Wendell

    Wendell Elem., 3355 Wendell Blvd.
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Wendell Middle, 3409 NC Hwy. 97
    Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under

    Zebulon

    Bread for Life Mobile Market at Zebulon Boys & Girls Club, 1320 Shepard School Rd.
    Third Sat., Drive-thru 10 - 11 a.m.
    Serving pre-packed boxes of perishable and shelf-stable food items
    Available for everyone

    Zebulon Elem., 700 Proctor St.
    Mon. - Fri., 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Serving hot lunches for the day and breakfast for the next day
    Available for all children aged 18 and under  

    Food Distribution Map