Mount Pleasant Food Pantry Food Distribution

The Mount Pleasant Food Pantry is going to be open with free food for those in need of food assistance every other Friday in March: March 3rd ,March 17th and March 31st from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.  The Food Pantry is located at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 129 Scronce Creek Road in Burnsville.  For more information call Connie McMahan at 678-1456.

Help People in East Tennessee

Many people in our area spend  a lot of vacation time in the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area. If you are looking for a way to help those people after the devastating fires, one of the best options for donating money is to give to the American Red Cross of East Tennessee.  You can make a $10 donation to them by texting "REDCROSS' to 90999. Or follow this link. Also The Gatlinburg Relief Fund has been established at SmartBank. Donations can be mailed to: Gatlinburg Relief Fund, SmartBank, P.O. Box 1910,Pigeon Forge, TN 37868.

Call 2-1-1: There's Always an Answer

Wouldn't it be great if there was one place to call when you needed help? United Way thinks so. That’s why we run the NC 2-1-1 Asheville Call Center.  When you need help or information for yourself, your family or someone you know all you need to do is dial 2-1-1 or visit to get connected. Dial 2-1-1, it’s FREE, 24/7, and available in all languages. Our NC 2-1-1 staff don’t just stay in the office, waiting for people to call. They also take the time to head out into the community, attending service fairs and conducting trainings to ensure that as many people as possible know how we can help. Want more information? Drop us an email or give us a call at (828) 252-4357.

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Food Ministry for the Needy of All Counties

 Paint Gap Baptist Church is doing a food ministry for the needy.  The only requirement is that you or someone you know needs food.  All counties are welcome.  Please call ahead for pickup time at 828-689-4841 or 828-206-4841.