2023 Wake Forest Fire Department Fish Fry
Friday, April 28 ~ 11 am-7 pm
Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Ave.
The 2023 Wake Forest Fire Department Fish Fry is scheduled for Friday, April 28, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. – or until all the fish plates are sold. The eat in or drive thru takeout event will be offered at Fire Station #1, 420 Elm Ave.
Plates are $10 each and will include generous portions of fried flounder, boiled potatoes, coleslaw, and hush puppies.
Fish fry proceeds will benefit the Wake Forest Firefighters Foundation.
A special part of this year's Fish Fry will be a food drive to benefit the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry. Throughout the day, the WFFD will collect non-perishable food items to help feed hungry people in our community.
Eat In or Drive Thru Take Out
No preorders will be accepted this year. Instead, eat in and drive thru take-out will be offered. Desserts will be sold separately for guests dining inside.
Cost & Accepted Forms of Payment
Plates are $10 each and available while supplies last. Cash, check, and credit card accepted. Fish fry proceeds will benefit the Wake Forest Firefighters Foundation.
Delivery service is available for orders of 15 plates or more.
A special part of this year's Fish Fry will be a food drive to benefit the Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry. Throughout the day of the event, the WFFD will collect non-perishable food items to help feed hungry people in our community.
Donation barrels will be located in various areas onsite. Only non-perishable foods can be accepted. Do not bring food in glass containers. The most-needed items are canned meats (tuna, chicken), canned fruits and vegetables, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, grits, oatmeal, rice dried beans, pasta sauce, pasta, mac and cheese, crackers, and baby food. To view a complete list of needs, visit www.triareaministry.com/donate/.
Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry is a non-profit, non-denominational volunteer service organization serving residents of Wake Forest, Rolesville, Youngsville, and Wake County. Tri-Area Ministry serves over 1400 families each month and provides 1.3 million lbs. of food and other items each year.
Formed in 2020 following the merger of the WFFD and the Town of Wake Forest, the foundation endeavors to support the needs of WFFD firefighters and their families while also contributing to the community.
Local programs/initiatives supported by the foundation include:
Camp Celebrate which hosts and celebrates pediatric burn victim survivors and their families. The camp is organized by the NC Jaycee Burn Center.
Annual cookout for children at the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, NC.
Annual "Shop with a Firefighter" event at Christmas for less fortunate children.
Hosting a child to attend camp at the YMCA.
On-scene support and rehab by the Ladies Auxiliary
Providing funds to members facing financial hardships.