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Mama's House Drive-thru Christmas Grand Distribution on December 19th. Nonstop 7.5 hours drive thru give-out. Three days of non-stop work unpacking, categorizing, receiving. Thank you to all the great supporters in our surrounding communities and volunteers that helped make this happen. We gave o...

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MAMA’S HOUSE OF THRIFT 2020 DRIVE-THRU CHRISTMAS DISTRIBUTION EVENT FREE for ALL in Need 1501 N. Main Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC This Saturday, December 19th, 2020
Distribution Event starts at 10 am to 3 pm If you are registered at Mama’s House from previous events, there is no need to re-registe...

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Urgent plea. Hello everyone. The toy drive is not doing well and the funding is not coming in. We have approximately 302 toys and there are over 700 children on the program. I am reaching out to the community to please help. If everyone that supports and follows Mama's House pitches in for just o...

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Ready, set go...It's Christmas time again!! Mama's House 2020 Christmas Toy Drive and Christmas Dinner Drive starts today up to Monday, Dec 21st. We will be distributing toys and food between Dec 19 thru Dec 21st . We are accepting brand new, unwrapped toys for all ages and we are also doing a f...

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A big Thank you to all of our supporters that helped make possible the Thanksgiving meals distribution a success at Mama's House. Thank you to everyone that donated to the Thanksgiving food drive. Your monetary donations, food donations and shopping you did at Mama's House made it possible.Than...

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ATTENTION RECIPIENT FAMILIES: THANKSGIVING DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW 11/24: Tomorrow, Nov 24th from 10 am to 5 pm, please come by Mama's House 1501 N. Main St. to pick up your Thanksgiving meal supplies. If you have participated and received help at the house before, you are already registered to pa...

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IMPORTANT UPDATES, Today Sunday 11/22, Mama's House 1501 N. Main Street will be open from Noon to 4 pm and we are doing the 50% off the entire store again. Also: We are still gathering food and donations for the Thanksgiving food drive which will be distributed this Tuesday 11/24 all day from 10 ...

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Update: Thanksgiving is around the corner and we need your help in order to be able to provide Thanksgiving Dinner to over 2400 families that are signed up at Mama's House. To date we have received funding for 582 dinners. We are far from our goal but we can do this with your help. There are vari...

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Testimonials

a month ago
I love this place! It always benifits charity too!
- tammy s
a year ago
I can’t speak enough about how great and wonderful that Mama’s House staff are! I spent one day helping them setup and support their local community giving food, toys, housewares, etc. to local families in need, especially at Christmas time! It was one of the toughest jobs I will forever love and never forget. I don't know how they do it but we are so blessed to have this family and their local volunteers to give back and spend their time supporting our community. Their selfless, open and charitable hearts will be something I will never forget and I cant wait to see the kids eyes as they receive gifts this Christmas from the many great donations that Mama’s House and community provided
- Monty H
a year ago
Just visited for the first time last weekend and was instantly greeted by a young man at the front of the store asking if it was our first time here. He handed us a card about the store/owner for us to read as we walked around. Everything happened to be on sale for half off the day we went, but even without the half of sale the deals are pretty amazing. I got 5 new pieces all with tags still attached for the price of less than one normally. After I left I went through my closet and found many items to bring in and donate. If you live near here I strongly suggest donating your items here because it really helps give back to the community. While you're at it make sure to put some money in the jar at the register or bring in some food to donate. Long story short...this place is great!!
- Emmy c

About Us

Helping Local Families In Need
Our mission statement: Mama's House is here to help local families that are in need of food and clothing, through proceeds from charitable donations and contributions. 

How did this get started:  I will share with you a bit of my life.  This is very personal and close to my heart. My name is Janette Rod. As a child I suffered with hunger on a daily basis,  to a point that I was eating from the garbage or "dumpster diving" as they call it, starting from the age of 6. Born and raised here in the US. I only state this because us Americans do have a problem with hunger and poverty right here in our homeland and many do not seem to know this.  I was raised very poor by a single mother and grandmother, who struggled greatly to make ends meet. As for my toys, I only had a few and they were mostly from the garbage or thrown out items. If I was lucky I would get  a damaged or used one for Christmas which wouldn't last long. When I went skating,  I was the only kid skating with only one skate on which had come from the garbage. My clothes were all of different sizes and from different eras as well as my shoes which ranged from a size 5 to 9.5, which I stuffed them with paper to make them fit. When snow days came, I wrapped my feet in newspaper to keep them warm because I had no socks and my boots had holes on the bottom. I slept on the floor many nights and piled clothes on myself because I had no blankets and no heater. Needless to say life was hard. But these were lessons learned and now I would like to give back to our community to help those that are going through tough times as I personally endured. Thanks to the food banks in the past and the missions that gave out those clothes, I had food to eat and clothes to wear while I was growing up. On those evenings, when there was only one can of corn for dinner, I was thankful. Thankful not to have to eat from the garbage for that day.  I understand and know what it is like to go to sleep hungry and cold. I know what it is like to be picked on at school for not having matching or having torn clothes or big shoes that don't fit right. I know how terrible it feels when Thanksgiving comes around and everyone is eating turkey with bountiful dinners and you and your family have nothing to eat. I know what it is like in Christmas to not receive any toys or presents. It hurts and scars deeply as a child. It lives within you as an adult forever. This is the reason I want to help make a difference. This is the reason I have a vision for helping others that have young children that are struggling the same. I am asking you to help Mama's House grow, so we can help, feed and clothes as many families as we can. This is a charity that you will see in action first hand. You will see the families picking up the food directly from Mama's House. You will see the families receiving free clothes. You will see first hand how your donations and charitable contributions will help here locally, where we need to focus, so we can all thrive and give better lives to those families and children. Every little bit helps.  Thanks to good hearted strangers, those beautiful people that I will never know who they were that donated to those food banks and thrift missions which helped me and my family we made it through.  So now, I would like to give back and help others the way I was helped. Help me, so together we can make this vision come through and make it a reality. This is who I am and what Mama's House is about. Let's make a difference in someone's life.

Your contributions and donations go to helping local families in need by providing food, clothing and school supplies. As we continue to grow we will help employ people in our community also, we seek to help the elderly and disabled with job opportunities. But we can only make this possible with you. With every purchase and every donation, you are helping someone locally. 

Goals set for 2018: 
As we open our doors on August 1st, we hope that the community will join us on this mission. With the proceeds from Mama's House - our goals for this year are to provide the families and their children with: 

Back to School supplies for the kids.

Thanksgiving food drive in which we will
provide food to over 500 people this Thanksgiving.Please help us accomplish this humanitarian goal for the 2018 holidays. Let's give thanks and help these families have a full meal for Thanksgiving.  We plan to prepare full food baskets for each family, until our supplies run out. 

Clothing: We have a plan to also clothe the families by allowing them free clothes allowances. As our clothing donations continue to grow the more people we can help.

Food Bank: We need canned food and non-perishable donations also to start our food bank.. Once the food bank grows large enough, we can expand the food distributions on a more frequent basis. 

Donations of any kind are greatly needed  as we seek to raise funds for helping the needy and volunteer services are always welcome. We are thankful for people like you. 100% of the net proceeds of Mama's House will go to helping the needy in our local community.

Come and join us. Every little bit helps. Know that every purchase you make at Mama's House is contributing to helping someone. 
The more we grow the further we can help the community.

Each time you make a purchase from Mama's house or you donate an item, you will be helping someone in need. Let's not let any family or child go hungry in Fuquay-Varina and the  neighboring  communities. Help us to help them. 

Drop off your donations in our back porch and receive a 10% discount coupon off your total purchase. This offer is good everyday of the year. Note: Discounts cannot be combined. 

Let's do this Fuquay! Together we can help others.

If you would like to sign up to volunteer at the store or help with the Holidays mission to prepare the food baskets and to help distribute,  please stop by and sign up or send us an email. We need as much help as we can get.  

MamasHouseFuquay@gmail.com
984-225-2386

Please if you know of a needy family that would benefit from being a recipient  please tell them so they can sign up for the back to school, food drive and Christmas and much more.  We ask for honesty as we look to help people that are truly in need. 

Let's make this world a better place!

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1501 North Main Street
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27526
United States

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Tue:Closed
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:12:00 – 4:00 PM
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