How You Can Help


Hope Street Food Panty doesn’t exist without the help of our volunteers. We believe that providing everyone with an opportunity to serve others provides an enormous amount of growth and understanding of how even one person can make a big difference in the lives of others. Below you’ll find several different opportunities and locations to be a part of helping our community. We can’t wait to serve together.

Donating Items

Most needed items

  • Can or Dry Beans
  • Can Tuna/Chicken
  • Toilet Paper
  • Can Fruit
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Bar Soap
  • Oatmeal/Grits
  • Dry Pasta
  • Any Size Infant Diapers
  • Rice
  • Can Vegetables
  • Toothbrushes
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Can Soup
  • Tampons/Pads
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Other Ways To Help

Hope Street Food Bank

Host a Food Drive

One of the easiest ways to help support Hope Street Food Pantry is by organizing a food drive.  These can be done in your neighborhood, workplace, school, clubs or church.  If you would like to organize a food drive, please contact us and let us know so we can communicate our most needed items.

Hope Street Food Bank

Volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank Metrolina

By volunteering at Second Harvest Food Bank Metrolina, your hours will give Hope Street Food Pantry credit towards purchasing food. HSFP spends on average $200 per week on food at Second Harvest. Volunteer at Second Harvest by visiting their website When volunteering on our behalf , please be sure you tell them our agency #955AP, to ensure we receive the credit for your hard work.

HSFP Distribution Times

Hope Street Food Pantry

4100 Johnston Oehler Road Charlotte, NC 28269

Thursdays: 4-7 PM
2nd & 4th Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30 AM

Southview Rec Center

1720 Vilma St, Charlotte, NC 28208

4th Wednesday: 9:30-10:15 AM

West Charlotte Rec Center

2401 Kendall Dr, Charlotte, NC 28216

4th Wednesday: 10:30-11:30 AM

There will be a max of 4 families served per vehicle during our Tuesday and Thursday distributions.