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Free food banks, groceries and pantries Dorchester County SC.

Food pantries provide free groceries to low-income families in the towns of Dorchester County South Carolina. Families, senior citizens, single moms and people with no money will get help. The food banks offer everything from free boxes groceries to holiday baskets and personal hygiene products. Find a food pantry near you in Dorchester County SC.

Many distribution centers are open daily, including today. They also provide basic needs including diapers, toilet paper, soap, detergent, paper products and more. Or the elderly and homebound in Dorchester County can get hot food from Meals on Wheels or dog or cat supplies. Whether it is a box of food at Thanksgiving, food at Christmas or Easter, or other support, help is available. Even learn how to get government cheese.

In addition to given out some food, they offer a wealth of information on applying for federal or state of South Carolina benefits. Case managers will offer linkage to SNAP food stamps as well as vouchers from WIC. They can go over the application process, and notify families what to bring. This may be proof of income, residency, and hardship.

Organizations that give out free food in Dorchester County

Metropolitan Community Church of Charleston
Address is 7860-A Dorchester Rd., North Charleston, South Carolina 29418. Dial the charity at (843) 760-6114
Free food for the vulnerable is offered. There may also be vouchers for stores such as Wal-Mart, fresh fruits, diapers for new moms, and more.

New Bethel Sound of Praise
351 Greyback Rd., Summerville, South Carolina 29483. For hours, call (843) 871-3134 or (843) 875-4564

Knightsville UMC
Location is 1505 Central Ave, Summerville, SC, 29483. Call 843-875-2117
A food bank is on site, with limited hours. Based on donations, low-income families or single adults can get items such as Dried macaroni, canned tuna, chicken, bread, Peanut butter, vegetable mix and more.




I Am Ministries
3001 Landing Parkway, North Charleston, SC, 29420. Call 843-442-0357 or (843) 767-0501
The charity helps feed the poor, homeless, elderly and others in need. Sometimes there will also be free cat or dog food for seniors citizens or the homebound.

Church House of Ministries
The food bank is at  9659 Jamison Rd, Ladson, South Carolina 29456. Phone: (843) 851-6400

New Hope - Greater New Hope A.M.E.
1461 Givhans Rd, Ridgeville, South Carolina 29472. Call (843) 486-0996 or (843) 871-7223
A regional food bank is at the church.

Unity of Charleston – Dorchester County
2535 Leeds Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405. Main number is (843) 566-0600

Summerville Food Bank, Inc.
Address: 195 Farmington Rd e, Summerville, SC 29486. Phone: (843) 900-1486
The charity has non-perishable food for free. This may be canned groceries, soup, rice, canned meat or milk, and more. They can also give students as snack during the summer.

Faith Victory - Christ Center Fellowship Food Pantry
1737 N Main St, Summerville, SC 29483. Call (843) 285-9520

Seacoast Summerville Food Bank
Address: 301 East 5th N. St., Summerville, SC 29483. Call (843) 486-0193
Items from the charity may be peanut butter, canned fruit, meat, and more.





Jehovah Tabernacle
2001 Comstock Ave, North Charleston, SC 29405. Main number is (843) 475-7588 or (843) 225-2750
Social services are available, and there is also free food. The non-profit has shelter for the homeless, serves hot meals in Dorchester County, and provides other emergency assistance.

Coastal Catholic Charities (Dorchester area)
3921 St. John's Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405. (843) 531-5535
A food pantry is on site. They also run additional social services. Whether it is financial for housing, Christmas meals, free school supplies or baby formula, help is offered. They also assist with applications to USDA free school lunches as well as SNAP food stamps.

Community Resource Center
116 W 2nd North St, Summerville, South Carolina, 29483. Call 843-879-7805 or 843-530-6473

The Salvation Army
Location is 111 Waring St, Summerville, SC 29483. Phone: (843) 747-5271
The Christian, faith based charity services Dorchester County. There is free food, hot meals for homeless people, and Christmas food baskets. Or get Thanksgiving dinners, canned groceries, produce, beans, as well as information on Food and Nutrition Services. More on Salvation Army Dorchester County SC area.

St. Paul's Anglican
316 W Carolina Ave, Summerville, SC 29483. Call 843-873-1991
A pantry may have stuff such as meat and poultry products, dairy, fresh fruit, sandwiches, vegetables and low sodium foods. Free personal toiletries may be offered too.

Murray United Methodist Church
Address - 1216 Orangeburg Rd, Summerville, SC, 29483. Call 843-875-6520

Bethel AME Church
165 South Railroad Ave., Ridgeville, South Carolina, 29472. Call 843-871-1427
A pantry and soup kitchen are on site. There are also Thanksgiving, Christmas, and easter food baskets in Dorchester County.

Zion Pilgrim Christian Church
168 Campbell Thickett Rd, Ridgeville, SC 29472. Call (843) 312-4440 or (843) 875-4340







The Cathedral Bread Basket
3790 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418. Phone: (843) 760-6116 or 854-246-8320
Hot meals for the homeless and people in poverty. Thanksgiving Turkeys, lunches, and more. The elderly and disabled in Dorchester County South Carolina may have a low cost meal delivered to them too.

Additional food assistance near you in Dorchester County

There are many other food banks, charities that offer assistance programs in Dorchester County and the low country. Everything from Senior Brown Bag program to free pet food, commodities and the emergency TEFAP program helps feed the needy. There is also Feeding America resources in North Charleston and Summerville. Call 843.747.8146.


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