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NEED FOOD?

No appointment or referral is necessary. Food is available for any Wake County resident in need. 

We are also able to serve residents of surrounding counties: Durham, Granville, Franklin, Johnston, Harnett and Chatham. 

HOW DOES IT WORK? 

If you are a resident of Wake County, you are able to receive food from Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry once per calendar month.  We are also able to serve residents of surrounding counties: Durham, Granville, Franklin, Johnston, Harnett and Chatham. 

Each family is able to receive food once per calendar month.  We provide, on average, 65 pounds of food. The amount of food which we provide is limited by our supply, so in some cases we may provide less or more – depending upon availability. 

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry provides a variety of different types of food, including dry goods such as cereal, rice and beans, canned goods as well as fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, milk, eggs, butter and frozen meat.   All items are subject to availability. 

No appointment or referral is necessary. Simply come to Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry during open hours and we will serve you. Bring proof of residency (drivers license; utility, rent, mortgage bill showing address). That’s it! 

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry is located at 149 East Holding Avenue in Wake Forest NC.   We are diagonally across the street from the Wake Forest Post office, near the railroad tracks. There is a Wake Forest Loop bus stop ½ block from our facility.  The Wake Forest Loop A and Loop B Bus stops at the Wake Forest Library on East Holding Avenue.  

Frequently Asked Questions

TAMFP helps anyone who is in need of food.  We do not discriminate on any basis. There is no income requirement, and no referral is needed.   Wake or surrounding county residency is required. 

We are able to help residents of counties which border Wake (Durham, Granville, Franklin, Johnston, Harnett, Chatham). 

Every Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry client must visit the pantry once to establish residency.  At that visit, a client can designate someone else to pick up food for them. 

Clients queue in an outdoor waiting area during open hours.  Waiting time is generally less than 15 minutes. We check you in, using our computer.  We will provide you with your allotment of groceries and assist you to your vehicle with them. 

Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry pre-packs groceries for our clients.  We provide a variety of different types of food, including dry goods such as cereal, rice and beans, canned goods as well as fresh fruit, vegetables, bread, milk, eggs, butter and frozen meat.   All items are subject to availability. 

We have many different ways that the community can get help.  Click HERE to see the types of volunteer activities and to volunteer.  We also welcome both food and monetary donations.  Click HERE to see the types of food which we are in need of, or to make a monetary donation. 

We are open for food distribution on Monday and Wednesday between 10:00AM and 1:00PM.  We are also open on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10:00AM until 1:00PM. 

HOURS

We’re open for food pickup on Mondays and Wednesdays and the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

ADDRESS

149 E Holding Avenue
Wake Forest, NC 27587

PHONE

(919) 556-7144

EMAIL

INFO@triareaministry.com

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