Soup Kitchen

2014 Community Impact

  • 123,820 total meals prepared and distributed
  • 42,900 meals distributed on Richlands Route (Union Church, Richlands Highway; Dreadnaught, Gregory Fork and Angola)- 3% increase
  • 28,600 meals distributed on Belgrade Route (St. Paul Church, Kellumtown and Shiloh Church on Bell Fork Road)
  • 1,680 boxes of food distributed at Food Bank (occurs every second Monday at the American Legion fairgrounds)
  • 17,520 meals prepared for homeless shelter residents
  • 400 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are made daily
  • Soup Kitchen trucks drove over 31,000 miles
  • 507,295 lbs. of food donated to the Soup Kitchen
  • 192,350 lbs. of food donated to local food pantries
  • 4,724 volunteer registrations (3% increase) and 16,327 volunteer hours

The Onslow Community Outreach Soup Kitchen
is open for lunch Monday - Friday
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
600 Court Street in Jacksonville, North Carolina
Anyone needing a warm meal is welcome.

Soup Kitchen serves 100 meals to 140 prepared meals Monday through Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Outreach.

The Soup Kitchen deliver meals on two routes. Richlands on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Belgrade on Tuesday and Friday. Each truck carries 200 soup and sandwich meals.

The Soup Kitchen is a partner agency of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (FBCENC). Soup Kitchen volunteers assist the Food Bank with bulk distribution in Onslow County. On a monthly basis, a Food Bank truck arrives from Greenville and is unloaded by local volunteers. The FBCENC recognizes the Onslow Soup Kitchen as one of the most effective hunger prevention program in Central & Eastern NC.

View the List of Needs for the Soup Kitchen

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina
Feeding America