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Food, Clothing, & Limited Financial Assistance

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE (EA)

FUM came into existence in 1974 to address the widespread needs of people suffering in crisis situations throughout the county. Starting from a basement, Emergency Assistance grew into an effective grass roots operation that touches thousands of lives. Now the program houses a food pantry, clothing closet, and a financial assistance service for families and individuals in crisis. All of this is made possible by community partners who donate non-perishable food items, new & lightly used clothing, hygiene items, household goods, and money. Our EA department offers financial assistance (when funds are available) and support to help people meet their basic needs and overcome financial barriers that may be setting them back. We help transform lives by providing basic necessities to those in need, and strive to help them make permanent improvements to get them back on track. “It is simply amazing what a bag of groceries, clothing, or a few dollars can do to transform a life story!” In December of 2022, by utilizing funding provided to us by local partnerships, we were able to provide utility and rent/mortgage assistance to nearly 50 families in need. 


BECOME

A CLIENT

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BECOME

A DONOR

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BECOME

A VOLUNTEER

FOOD PANTRY & CLOTHING CLOSET

  • Hours of Operation

    • Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 12:30pm

      • Clients must be signed in before 12:30 PM to receive services​

    • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

  • Food Pantry Shopping Requirements:

    • New and Returning Clients must provide the following documents at every visit

      • Picture ID's of all adults in home​

      • Current Proof of Address such as a Lease or Utility Bill

      • Verification of All Income

      • Children's Birth Certificates/Custody Papers (if applicable)

    • Clients must be residents of Cumberland County, North Carolina

    • Clients must provide proof of income and meet income guidelines for the household based on the Department of Social Services Income Scale

    • Clients may shop for food in our Food Pantry once every 6 months

  • Clothing Closet Shopping Requirements

    • New and Returning Clients must provide the following documents at every vist

      • Picture ID

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