Watauga County Assistance Agencies
Here is a comprehensive list of Assistance Agencies for the residents of Watauga County, North Carolina and the surrounding areas. Please reach out to these organizations if you need assistance that they provide.
Offers food boxes every 14 days, prepared to-go meals, and a backpack food assistance program for Watauga County residents.
Location: 141 Health Center Drive, Suite C, Boone, NC 28607
Location: 375 W King St, Boone, NC 28607
Located in: First Baptist Church
Hours: Opens Monday 3PM – 6 PM
Donate-what-you-can restaurant serving lunch weekdays from 11 am-2 pm. Kids 12 and under eat free.
Location: 617 W King St, Boone, NC 28607
Distributes food boxes to families and offers community meals at the Bread of Life Kitchen. 3 meals per day 365 days per year. No registration for meals is required.
Location: 338 Brook Hollow Road, Boone, NC 28607
Manages WIC sign-ups. WIC is a supplemental nutrition program supporting women, infants, and children.
Location: 126 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607
Healthy Food incentive program that doubles value of federal nutrition benefits spent at farmer’s markets.
Location: Available at all Watauga County farmer’s markets and High Country Food Hub.
Open for pantry food box pick up Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 am-3 pm.
Location: 194 Aho Road, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Providing weekly food boxes on Thursdays from 10 am until 2:30 pm.
Location: 880 Greenway Rd., Boone, NC 28607
Located in the office of sustainability, the pantry offers students non-perishable staples as well as fresh bread and seasonal, local fruits and vegetables, as available.
Location: East Hall, Bottom Floor
Provides a free community meal every Thursday from 4 pm-6 pm (no registration required).
Location: 1081 Old US Hwy 421, Sugar Grove, NC 28679
The Blowing Rock CARES Food pantry is open for clients on Wednesday from 9 am to 12 pm at the rear entrance of Rumple Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Phone: 828-295-7675 Ext. 19
Location: 1218 Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
The Little Free Pantry motto is “give what you can, take what you need.” Any individual can access the little free pantry discretely at any time, day or night.
Location: 130 Poplar Grove Road Connector, Boone, NC 28607 (in front of the NC Works building)