We provide a food pantry, personal items, and financial assistance to residents of Jackson County.
Drop off donations of in-date food, personal items, and household items to our building at 191 Skyland Drive, or to a donation cart inside Sylva's Food Lion store or Harold's Supermarket in Dillsboro. Or let us do the shopping! Donate online!
Read our latest newsletter here.
Thanksgiving and Christmas at UCM
This Thanksgiving, we are giving out 200 Thanksgiving meal kits to our neighbors. Each bag contains a canned ham, cranberry sauce, canned yams, 2 cans of green beans, 2 cans of corn, mashed potatoes, corn muffin mix, macaroni and cheese, cake mix, and frosting. Each kit provides a plentiful Thanksgiving meal for our families.
For Christmas, we create 500 Food Bags for Jackson County Schoolchildren. These bags provide extra food support for the long winter break.
For more information, email us here.
Monday 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm – 5pm
Wednesday 10 am – 12:30 pm
Thursday 10 am – 3pm
Friday 10 am – 3pm
Closed on New Year's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after, and Christmas Day. We may be closed additional days around Christmas.
IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE CALL 911. FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE, CALL THE 24-HOUR HOTLINE FOR CENTER FOR DOMESTIC PEACE AT 828-586-1237. FOR MENTAL HEALTH ASSISTANCE, CALL 988.
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit ministry and rely on donations of food and funding from the community, churches, businesses, civic organizations, and grants. Your donations are always welcome! To donate items, please drop them off at our building at 191 Skyland Drive, place in a UCM grocery cart inside Food Lion or Harold's Market, or order through Amazon. You can also choose United Christian Ministries Sylva as your Walmart round up recipient!
Items to donate: Spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, jelly, canned beans (any type), corn, peas, fruits, soups, Spaghettios, canned tuna, canned chicken, cereal.
Thank you to our sponsors: