COVID-19 Response

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PO Box 309

Boone, NC 28607

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To be added to our Preferred Restaurant Order List, email

​For supply items needed please take a look at our Amazon Wish List. The Wish List is a good way to display our needs; however, feel free to shop anywhere you choose. 

Items can be delivered or dropped off 7 days a week between 7a - 7p at 338 Brook Hollow Rd., Boone, NC, 28607


If you need help, we are here for you.


Si nos necesita, Hospitality House está aquí para ayudarle.



Five of our six housing programs are still operational (Winter Seasonal Shelter ended April 30th) and open to individuals or families experiencing homelessness in our 7 county region (Ashe, Avery, Wilkes, Watauga, Alleghany, Mitchell, and Yancey).

If you are from anywhere else across North Carolina or from out-of-state

we are unable to serve you at this time.


To inquire about availability, please call (828) 264-1237 ext. 0 or email


The Food Pantry remains open 7 days a week from 12 pm - 4 pm as drive-thru only. There are no limitations on county of residence.​ The Community Kitchen remains open 7 days a week serving three meals a day to anyone who is hungry.

Individuals and families not staying with us will be provided meals outside on our front porch in takeout containers, along hot coffee, bottled water and cutlery kits. There are no limitations on county of residence and all who are hungry are welcome.

Breakfast   6:30  - 8:30 am

Lunch        11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Dinner       5:30 - 6:30 pm


Western Crisis Assistance Network (WeCAN) -  our homeless prevention and crisis assistance program - is still operational but has suspended walk-in hours.


All assistance has shifted to email and phone. We are here to assist with heating, utilities and eviction notices by emailing or leaving a phone message at (828) 264-1237 ext.2

Food Pantry Needs

The following staple items are recommended for donation to help alleviate the increased demands on our Food Pantry. We anticipate a spike in hunger and need by individuals, families, and college students displaced by school and restaurant closures. Delivery ideas include InstaCart, Costco, Sam's Club, and Walmart, but please free to shop anywhere you choose. 

Items can be delivered or dropped off on a table outside of our loading dock 7 days a week between 8a - 6p at 338 Brook Hollow Rd., Boone, NC, 28607.

Community Kitchen Needs

​As we have moved to 100% prepacked meals from our Community Kitchen (that serves an average of 11,500 meals per month) there are some specific needs you can help with:

1 - Meal sized to-go containers
2 - Individually wrapped plastic utensils
3 - Large-ish reusable grocery bags (promo / company swag bags)
4 - Plastic grocery bags
5 - Also, we could REALLY use a portable hand washing station if a local business could loan us one.

Items can be delivered or dropped off on a table outside of our loading dock 7 days a week between 7a - 7p at 338 Brook Hollow Rd., Boone, NC, 28607

Volunteer Needs

Currently, we are NOT ACCEPTING new volunteers. To be added to our list for future opportunities, please go HERE to complete the Volunteer Application. Once completed, volunteer coordinator  Clara Coffey will be in touch to schedule volunteer orientation once we resume volunteer activities. 


We need (non-high risk category) volunteers to assist in the: 

Food Pantry from 11a - 4p, 7 days a week!

Community Kitchen from 9a - 1p and 5p - 6:30p 7 days a week!

Gardens from 10a - 5p, 7 days a week! 

For additional questions please email Director of Development Todd Carter



Street: 338 Brook Hollow Road

Mail: PO Box 309

Boone, NC, 28607


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Hospitality House, a regional nonprofit homeless services agency, works in seven rural North Carolina counties (Watauga, Wilkes, Ashe, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell, Yancey) providing housing, shelter, hunger relief, homeless prevention, street outreach, counseling and crisis assistance. Since 1984, the mission of Hospitality House has been to rebuild lives and strengthen community by providing a safe, nurturing, healthy environment in which individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty-related crises are equipped to become self-sufficient and productive. Federal Tax ID 56-1442966.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Hospitality House does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, class, income status, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. As an intern you are expected to represent the Hospitality House and adhere to our Non-Discrimination Policy. 

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