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About Us

About Our Mission

Food Pantry Hours:

  • Monday and Friday, 1:30-4:00 pm

  • Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-11:00 am

  • Two AA groups meet weekly at Main Street Mission. One group meets each Saturday at 11 am and a Spanish speaking group meets at 7 pm each Saturday night
  • About 30 volunteers help each week
  • About 250 families receive food from our pantry each month
  • About 200 children are given school supplies each August
  • Over 200 families receive a Thanksgiving meal each Thanksgiving
  • Over 150 people are served at Christmas with food and toys at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (for the past 5 years)
  • First Baptist Church in China Grove serves a Christmas community meal on Christmas Day (for the past 2 years)
  • Churches, schools, businesses and individuals donate food items weekly, monthly or yearly
  • We travel to Second Harvest in Charlotte twice a month for grocery items
  • We have a small free clothing closet (we accept clean, slightly used seasonal clothing; please call first if you have a large donation)
  • We are listed on the 2-1-1 information number sponsored by United Way (this number is a resource for health and human services in Rowan and surrounding counties)
  • Each Wednesday from 4-5:30, Anne and several volunteers tutor an ESOL Class, helping Spanish speaking parents learn English in partnership with the Rowan County Literacy Council. (We follow the Rowan County School calendar.)