Find Food Resources in Durham County

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.

Free Food Resources Printable Document compiled by Duke medical students.

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

Free Food Delivery Services- See Below

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

Interactive Food Resources Map

Thanks to the Durham County Public Health DINE Program and Durham City GIS Services for the Interactive Durham Food Resource Map.

You can find food pantries, meals for kids, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores closest to you.  In addition to the map, look for the listings for each category.

Interactive Durham Food Resources Map

New Durham Food Resources Phone App!

The Durham Food Resources free 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.

  • Check out Instructional Flyer below
  • Download our free app, Durham Food Resources, from your App Store
  • Explore the app and find a food pantry close to you

VIEW and DOWNLOAD the instructional flyer here.

Print and fold twice for a half-page handout.


Free Food Delivery Services in Durham, NC- October 2020

  • 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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