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.

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

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The volunteers, and hundreds of people who receive help from the Onslow Soup Kitchen, thank you. The community has contributed enough money to purchase and install a new commercial gas range...

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thank you to Bojangles for stepping forward as this year's Children's area sponsor at Oktoberfest.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Loosen your lederhosen and get ready for Onslow County’s most heavily hydrated glow themed Oktoberfest Beer Run in downtown Jacksonville.  Join us Friday, October 24 at 6 pm for a fun 5K run...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

In addition to supporting the mobile health unit in Jacksonville, NC last week.  Farm Bureau has donated $5,000 to the Caring Community Clinic.  Thank you Farm Bureau.

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.