Filling bags Filling hearts with food. with hope. Transform a simple lunch into an inspiring service opportunity. Learn How Now You'll always get back more than you give. Invest a Saturday morning. And get lasting memories in return. Learn How Now It isn't hard to find the hungry. (And thankfully, it isn't hard to help.) See where you can serve the needy in your part of the Triangle. Pick a Place to Help

* CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE | Site Status :: July 2020

To continue ensuring the safety of our volunteers and those we serve during COVID-19, we are currently not allowing individual, group or family sign-ups or walk-ins. Please stay tuned to our Facebook page for further updates, and please continue to pray for the hungry and homeless we serve! Thank you for supporting Brown Bag Ministry!

Brown Bag Lunches:

The mainstay of our ministry–our volunteers prepare 12,000+ bags a month for distribution in Wake and Durham Counties

Hot Meals:

On the second and third Saturdays of each month, we prepare and serve a nutritious, multi-course hot meal at the Oak City Outreach Center (Downtown Raleigh)

Special Projects:

Throughout the year, we serve special community needs through seasonal food, clothing and gift drives

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Want to bring a whole group to volunteer at Brown Bag Ministry? Awesome! Come one, come all! Just contact us to request a date for your team, and we’ll do everything we can to accommodate your schedule.

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Fueled by amazing support from our donors and partners, including:

Brown Bags Prepared Since 2005
Hot Meals Served Since 2005
Vounteer Hours Contributed Annually