Needed in the pantry this week: Cereal, Soup, Saltine Crackers, Spaghetti Sauce, Spaghetti Noodles, Toilet Paper and Shampoo

 

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United Christian Ministries of Jackson County Inc.

Who We Are

United Christian Ministries was founded in 1989 by a group of Jackson County churches who wanted to create a central location to provide residents with food and other assistance. Our mission is to unite Jackson County resources, according to the call of Jesus Christ, to minister to the needs of our neighbors.  We serve all people who reside in Jackson County, NC regardless of income. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, funded by donations and grants. We are governed by a Board of Directors, have two staff members, and are supported by dozens of volunteers.

Read our latest newsletter here.

What We Do

UCM provides a client-choice food pantry offering fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, rice, pasta, frozen meats, bakery items, and more. We are the only agency in the county providing personal items such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, diapers, etc. UCM provides financial assistance for past due critical bills such as rent, power, water, heating, and small medical bills. Financial assistance is provided once per year.

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Want to help?

You can help by volunteering in the pantry or by donating to UCM. Drop off  in-date food donations and personal items to our building at 191 Skyland Drive, or place donations in the UCM cart inside Sylva's Food Lion store or Harold's Supermarket in Dillsboro. To support UCM financially, please mail a check to us at P.O. Box 188, Sylva, NC 28779; or donate online. 

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Our Hours

Monday, Thursday, and Friday 10 am – 3 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm – 5pm and Wednesday 10 am – 12:30 pm
 

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.

For a list of Jackson County resources, click here.

For help finding food resources, click here.

For further assistance with food, contact the MANNA FoodBank Helpline.

 

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.

 

Getting Help
Programs & Services
Volunteer

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.

 

 

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