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  910.455.5733
  • Christmas Cheer 910.347.4646

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

2014 Activities Report

  • Soup Kitchen had 4,724 volunteer registrations and 16,327 volunteer hours
  • 507,295 pounds of food donated to the soup kitchen
  • 241 persons received emergency housing at the homeless shelter
  • 6,048 total bed nights at the homeless shelter - $75,000 per diem expense
  • 188 patients at the free clinic – 1,335 patient visits
  • 161 volunteers at the clinic, 1,417 volunteer hours
  • 61families received assistance with utility cost, $4,400
  • Over 2,971 children received toys from Christmas Cheer

Download our 2014 Annual Report

Latest News

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Thank you to all who contributed to the purchase of a new hot water heater at the Soup Kitchen.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Over the last couple of weeks the Onslow Homeless Shelter has had seven (7) children residents- ages range from 2 to 14 years. The National Center on Family Homelessness says "One in 45...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The Notorious Clamslammer's are excited to be returning as the Headliners to Onslow Oktoberfest 2015.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Vendors can sign-up to participate in the 8th Annual Onslow Oktoberfest taking place October 22-24. Vendors may purchase space in the food and beverage court, rides and games section, arts...

Volunteer Spotlight

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


Robert & Molly Middleton
Soup Kitchen Volunteer

Q: What prompted you to volunteer at the Soup Kitchen?
A:  We started five years ago to keep busy after retirement and to give to our community.
Q: What keeps you coming back?
A:  Great bunch of volunteers.
Q: What do you enjoy the most about your volunteer experience here?
A: Seeing that it is helping to better someone’s life.
Q: What have you learned through your experience?
A: That even though the country has many wealthy people, there are still even more people who are struggling to survive.
Q: How long do you think you will continue to volunteer with us?
A: We will continue to come as long as we are healthy and live nearby.