April 20: Shrimp & Grits Fundraiser    May 26 - 28: Lake Lure Spring Arts & Crafts Festival

Hickory Nut Gorge Outreach

serving needs with love and compassion

Serving families extending into four counties (serving some but not all of Rutherford, Polk, Buncombe and Henderson counties), our mission is to help eliminate hunger and provide emergency services with love and compassion to those in need. All programs and activities are solely supported by our volunteers and generous donors.

2017 Statistics

weekend backpacks received during school year

families served each month

clients received financial assistance

residents served each month

families fed for Thanksgiving

families fed for Christmas

children received Christmas gifts

Ways to Help

Adopt a Food for Kids recipient, fill a holiday H.O.P.E. bag, select a recipient from The Angel Tree, help fill our pantry or provide a monetary donation.

Volunteers are the backbone of our Outreach. Help staff the Food Pantry or the Food for Kids Program to make a real difference in our community.

Upcoming Events

April 20: Shrimp & Grits Fundraiser at the Lake Lure Beach Pavilion from 5:00 – 7:00. Contact Outreach office for tickets.
May 26 – 28: Lake Lure Spring Arts & Crafts Festival in front of the Lake Lure Arcade Building. Cost is free!

Special thanks to all those individuals and organizations who provide food, financial support and time to help improve the lives of those less fortunate in our community