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.

Our Programs

01

Wilmington Dream
Center

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

Urban Missionary
Program

Christian believers who feel called to serve at First Fruit Ministries for a year or more. Each is assigned to a specific staff member or program and generally live on campus...
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03

Sisters of Hope
Mentorship Program

a food box program providing fresh groceries and canned goods to low-income households three days per week.
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04

Street Outreach

Mobile outreaches providing hot meals, clothing, and supplies to homeless people on the streets four times weekly.
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05

Food Pantry

A food box program providing fresh groceries and canned goods to low-income households three days per week.
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06

Widows Ministry

Volunteers visit area widows regularly and provide companionship and comfort along with the necessities of life.
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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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