Love is the foundation for Patty’s change

First Fruit Ministries engages men and women caught in addiction, gangs, and the commercial sex industry all over Wilmington, showing love and building relationships.

In giving we always receive more than we share

First Fruit Ministries provides medical care, hot meals, and supplies to people living on the streets and in the woods.

Leah’s journey to the first safe place she has known

First Fruit Ministries has provided safe housing for victims of sex trafficking for almost 20 years.

A brief flash of anger caused sue to make a terrible mistake.

First Fruit Ministries provides supportive housing for over 30 homeless women and families each year.

A brief flash of anger caused sue to make a terrible mistake.

10,000+ hours of volunteer time changes lives every year at First Fruit Ministries.

A brief flash of anger caused Sue to make a terrible mistake.

First Fruit Ministries provides supportive housing for over 30 homeless women and families each year.

Get Involved

01

Become A Volunteer

Helping women to have permanent housing supported by stable employment; to connect them as members of the Wilmington community.
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02

Become A Mentor

Brothers and Sisters of Hope are mentorship programs designed to bring friendship, love, encouragement and hope to men and women experiencing homelessness.
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03

Become An Urban Missionary

Urban Missionaries are Christian believers who join FFM’s outreach and residential teams, care for others through faith and service, and mature through effectively ministering to those who are homeless or experiencing brokenness. Our Food Pantry provides fresh food boxes to our community twice per week.
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04

Street Outreach & Day Shelter

Outreach teams bring hot meals and emergency medical care to people living on the streets. Our day shelter offers free showers, laundromat services, a barber, primary medical care, hot meals, clothing and supplies, and full housing navigation services for those who are homeless or victims of trafficking.
05

Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry provides fresh food boxes to our community twice per week. Food boxes are customizable to meet each individual’s preferences and dietary needs.
Hours & Location
06

Supportive Housing

Our goal is to provide restoration to men, women, and families leaving the streets or trafficking, so that they can gain employment, repair relationships, recover from trauma, and become self-sufficient.
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First Fruit Ministries

2750 Vance Street
Wilmington, NC 28412

Mailing address

P.O. Box 15354,
Wilmington, NC 28408

Administrative Office

(910) 794-9656 ext. 100

Office Hours

Monday-Friday
10:00am to 5:00pm.

Supportive Housing

(910) 794-9656 ext. 110

Email

info@firstfruitministries.org

Food Pantry

(910) 794-9656
Press “1” for days and hours of operation
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