Onslow Community Outreach


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

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 6:00pm

2013 Activities Report

  • 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

Download our 2013 Annual Report

Latest News

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

This 25th Annual Meeting starts at 6 pm at the Jacksonville County Club.  Click here to RSVP.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Onslow Community Outreach is seeking to hire a soup kitchen director. The director is responsible for activities to reduce hunger and food insecurity in the Onslow community; serves as the...

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The CVS Health Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) Foundation, requested applications that were “innovative, collaborative,...

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Sponsoring a family is a special experience for Christmas.  It represents sharing in the most Christian way. It is not for everyone. You must be willing to accept that you may not know all...

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.