Alleviate Hunger in Your Own Backyard

Jackson County Food Pantry – Serving You

One in five families living in Jackson County, North Carolina, fall below the poverty line. Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Cashiers feeds individuals and families in need.
Help us fight hunger in your own backyard and ensure your neighbors’ dietary needs are met by getting involved at our Jackson County food pantry today.
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How You Can Help Fight Hunger in Jackson County at the Local Food Pantry

The struggle against hunger is never-ending, but with the generous support of people within our community, Jackson County, and across the nation, we can provide individuals and families with food every week. Our Jackson County food pantry needs you to:

We need individuals like you to donate their time to hand out and deliver food to in-need families and to sort and organize donations.

The local food pantry always needs and accepts donated, unopened non-perishable food and personal hygiene items within the expiration date.  

We accept financial donations from individuals, companies, for-profit companies, and non-profit organizations.


food donations in brown bags to Jackson County Food Pantry

Help Alleviate Hunger in 2024

With your help, Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Jackson County has served 11,604 people in 2023. With your support, we can alleviate hunger for even more people in 2024.

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Our Mission at Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Jackson County

Our mission at Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Jackson County is to help alleviate food insecurity by serving individuals and families in all areas of Jackson County, the surrounding areas of Western North Carolina, and beyond by providing free food to all people in need.
Our Fundraising Projects & Events
At Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. in Jackson County, our volunteers host canned food drives in July and October to bring in additional food and financial donations. These projects and events help to keep our food pantry stocked for in-need families throughout the entire year. In addition to regular food distributions, we also provide family dinner items for Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas meals. Find out more about our local food pantry’s projects and events below.

How We Help You

The Jackson County Food Pantry is Here for You

Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry, Inc. distributes free food to individuals and families in Jackson County, the surrounding areas in Western North Carolina, and beyond.

Visit our food pantry to receive a box of canned food, non-perishable items, meat, bread, fresh produce, and fruit when available Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

For more information about getting assistance from our Jackson County food pantry, please contact us today.

Fresh vegetables at the Jackson County Food Pantry in North Carolina