Onslow Community Outreach

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide for the basic human care needs of less fortunate citizens of Onslow County.

  • Main Number / Benevolence  910.455.5733
  • Soup Kitchen  910.347.3227
  • Homeless Shelter  910.347.3227
  • Caring Community Clinic  910.346.6149
  • Onslow Oktoberfest  910.347.3227
  • Christmas Cheer  910.347.4646

Onslow Community Outreach is a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible.

Upcoming Events

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 10:00am

2013 Activities Report

  • Operates as a lean and efficient organization evidenced by a 14.9% administrative and fundraising rate
  • Raised over $30,000 to replace HVAC system
  • Leveraged $481,000 income to provide $2.6 million in critical human care services to the Onslow community
  • Over 166,000 total meals prepared and distributed by the soup kitchen to reduce hunger (13% increase)
  • Soup Kitchen had 5,332 volunteer registrations and 17,657 volunteer hours – monetary value = $390,771
  • 451,000 pounds of food donated to the soup kitchen
  • 248 persons received emergency housing at the homeless shelter
  • 6,560 total bed nights at the homeless shelter -- $82,000 per diem expense
  • 199 patients at the free clinic – 850 patient visits
  • 166 volunteers at the clinic
  • 146 families in financial crisis received help to maintain utilities and decent and safe housing
  • Over 2,300 children received toys from Christmas Cheer
  • 8,000 patrons plus 120 vendors attended Onslow Oktoberfest

Download our 2013 Annual Report

Latest News

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A nice crowd gathered for the annual meeting on Feb 20 at the Country Club.  View pictures from the evening.

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Caring Community Clinic is in need of a new Clinic Director. ...

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The Onslow Soup Kitchen is one of 9 grand prize winners in the national Citgo Fueling Good Program.

The soup kitchen will receive $5,000 gas cards to fuel vehicles to pick-up food...

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

During the evening of Monday, December 10, Onslow County Schools collected money for Christmas Cheer at an area McDonalds.  In addition 20% of sales that evening benefit the Christmas Cheer...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Onslow County Christmas Cheer is low on donations but high on applications this year.

Christmas Cheer helps...

Volunteer Spotlight

You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. - Winston Churchill


Augustus Chadwick
Soup Kitchen Volunteer

Q: What prompted you to volunteer at the Soup Kitchen?
A: I like trying to help people by giving back.
Q: What keeps you coming back?
A: The people.
Q: What do you enjoy the most about your volunteer experience here?
A: Being with the other volunteers; laughing, joking and sharing everyday life experiences.
Q: What have you learned through your experience?
A: There are people in our community struggling just to make it another day.
Q: How long do you think you will continue to volunteer with us?
A: As long as it is God’s will.