Find Food Resources in Durham County

Directory of Food Pantries

The Searchable List of Durham Food Pantries open to the public has the names, address, times of service and more.  Search by zip code, name of pantry, day of week (abbreviation), street name, or any other piece of data.

For printable copies of the Food Pantry Directories in English and Spanish, click on the links below:

Durham Pantry Directory- Nov- 2021

Durham Pantry Calendar-July-Sept 2021

Directorio de despensas de alimentos de Durham_agosto- sept_21

Calendario de despensas se alimentos de Durham_agosto-sept 2021


 Interactive Durham Food Resources Map

You can find food pantries, Durham Public Schools no-cost meals for kids and other free kid’s meals sites, farmers’ markets and grocery stores that take SNAP/WIC, that are closest to you.  In addition to the map, look for the listings for each category.

Thanks to Durham City GIS Services and the Durham County Public Health DINE Program for this service.


Durham Food Resources Phone App

The free Durham Food Resources app makes it easy to locate FOOD PANTRIES in Durham, NC and get their address, days/hours of operation and eligibility guidelines. You can search by name, address or zip code, and get directions on a mobile map. Thanks to volunteers with Code for Durham for making this possible.

Other Food Resource Info

Free Food Resources Printable Document compiled by Duke medical students.

Recursos Alimentarios Aratuitos Documento imprimible compilado por estudiantes en medicina de Duke

Meals Resource Guide

Meals Calendar

Visit Durham Congregations in Action at DCIA.ORG for more resource lists on housing, clothes, shelter, and financial assistance. 

Free Food Delivery Services in Durham, NC- February 2021

  • Lasagna Love-Lasagna Love delivers meals to those in need. Those who want a lasagna delivered should visit the website to complete a contact form.  They will be assigned to a trained volunteer who will confirm a mutually agreeable date/time and then bring the lasagna to them.  Recipients can request one meal per month via the website.


  • Feed My Sheep (FMS) pantry receives requests from agencies and prepares bags of groceries for pick-up and delivery by agencies.  Call Jacquelyn Blackwell at (984) 364-9662.


  • Grace Outreach pantry enlists volunteers to deliver groceries to individuals as the need arises.  Call Gladys Harris at (919) 423-3215.


  • Mt. Calvary UCC Pantry does some deliveries upon request.  Call Tanya Best at (919) 680-8269.


  • Meghan Price, Duke medical student, organizes volunteers to make check-in calls to seniors (in collaboration with End Hunger Durham and FMS) and picks up and delivers pantry food in response to the needs.  To volunteer, call her at (610) 291-8034


  • The Islamic Circle of No. America has volunteers who will deliver groceries from their pantry to anywhere in Durham. Niveen Allan at (919) 904-3390.


  • Duke (DUHS) COVID Social Support Program will deliver food, basic COVID supplies, arrange for transportation for necessary travel and medication delivery for people in quarantine or isolation because of COVID or people 65+ who are considered more vulnerable and need to limit exposure.  Call (919) 681-7356.

In addition:

  • Meals on Wheels Call 919-667-9424 for information about meal delivery to people who are homebound and/or cannot manage their own food preparation. Clients receive a box of 5 or 7 frozen meals with one weekly delivery. Downloadable application HERE.

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