Skip to Main Content

Wilkes Library and Community Resources: Food and Related Community Resources

Food Pantry Map

Clothing and Other Supplies

Free Children's Clothing Ministry — HARVEST HOUSE CHURCH is a local outreach whose mission is to support mothers and soon-to-be mothers, by providing them with free clothing, supplies, and information, for themselves and their families. We want to see mothers and families in the community feel empowered in raising their children, without the financial burden.

Thrift Stores

Goodwill Thrift Store is a nonprofit organization that has served the community since 1926.  Through the sale of donated items in our stores, we fund employment and training programs that help people find hope, opportunity and jobs.  We are recognized nationally as one of the most efficient charities - channeling 87 percent of revenues to mission and sustainability. This efficiency enabled us to provide services to more than 26,000 people in the last year alone.

1821 Us Highway 421, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Phone (336) 667-0889

Revolution Thrift Store - We are re-open in our new expanded location behind our previous red building. We are accepting donations and are allowing customers to shop while practicing social distancing and wearing mask. Contact us to find out about crisis assistance vouchers.

White Building (Beside midtown garden)

337 Wilkesboro Avenue 

N. Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Phone: 336-990-0124

ReStore by Habitat for Humanity sells donated items in order to raise money for our local affordable housing ministry. Items for sale include new and used furniture, small appliances, building materials, and more. All proceeds support Hometown Habitat for Humanity’s affordable housing ministry in Wilkes, Yadkin, and Surry Counties, and items donated to the ReStore are tax-deductible.  A large percentage of the work to operate the store is done through the efforts of our many dedicated volunteers, and we always welcome new folks who are interested in getting involved.

320 Cothren St
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
United States

Hours - Wednesday-Friday: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Saturday: 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Dept. of Social Services - WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a federally funded program that serves low and moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children up to age 5 who have a nutrition-related health problem. WIC works to prevent and improve nutrition-related health problems in its target population.

304 College St.

Wilkesboro, NC 28697

(336) 651-7578

Wilkes Recovery - Fresh Start Farm and Mobile Market

Fresh Start Farm is a therapeutic work study program that aims to grow fresh produce for the Wilkes Fresh mobile market as well as provide meaningful, gainful employment and certifications for those in early recovery. Order Online Here!

For more information email Jeff Walker, Project Coordinator: 

Wilkes Fresh Mobile Market is a community collaborative designed to address equitable, healthy food access by selling locally grown produce in underserved areas of Wilkes. 

The mobile market is operated by individuals in recovery. Wilkes Fresh mobile market is supported by our Fresh Start Farm and through fair market purchases from local farmers. 

For more information, email Michelle Daoust, Program Coordinator:

Local Food and Clothing List

Food and Nutrition Services (Dept of Social Services)

FNS is a federal food assistance that helps low income families. In North Carolina, monthly allotments of FNS benefits are issues via Electronic Benefit Transfer Cards (EBT). 

304 College Street 

Wilkesboro, NC 28697


Donation Boxes and Centers

Restore by Habitat for Humanity Donated items may be dropped off any time during store hours, (Wednesday-Friday: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM; Saturday: 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM) and also on Tuesdays from  9:30 AM – 2:00 PM.  

320 Cothren Street, Wilkesboro, NC

Phone 336-838-3044 ext. 1

Harvest Heart is located BEHIND Harvest House Church between Goodwill and the Bowling Alley. Go up the staircase and one of our volunteers will be there to meet you!

Every Wednesday from 9AM to 12PM


Goodwill Storage and Donation Center transforms your donations into employment and training programs that help people find jobs. We gratefully accept donations of items that can be sold in our stores to support our programs. Goodwill also partners with Second Harvest Food Bank and has designated a number of locations as drop-off sites for both Goodwill and Food Bank donations. Look for locations with the apple icon to find drop-off site nearest you.

1001 Gateway Ave, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 · ~27.6 mi

(336) 838-5442