The Dorcas Food Pantry provides free emergency food assistance. Shoppers receive a generous supply of canned goods, frozen meat, fresh produce, and dairy items.  Food is provided by community donors and managed by caring volunteers.   

Open Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Am I eligible to apply?

Yes! If you are a permanent resident of Cary or Morrisville.


Yes! If you have a child in the home who is a Cary or Morrisville public K-12 school student.


Yes! If you are homeless and your most recent permanent address was in Cary or Morrisville or you have a child in the home who is a Cary or Morrisville public K-12 student.


See below! If you live outside of our service area, please refer to the Area Resources links below for assistance.

How to apply?

STEP 1: Make sure you are eligible. See above.

STEP 2: Fill out the Dorcas Application

STEP 3: Watch for an email or call from Dorcas to follow up.

Area Resources

Need mental health resources? Depressed? Suicidal?

Wake Crisis & Assessment Center for 24 hour mental health needs


Drop Off Food

Bring your contribution to the food pantry receiving door, located immediately to right of the Dorcas Thrift Shop:

Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 3 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Learn more about our most needed items HERE.

Dorcas Ministries
187 High House Road
Cary, NC 27511