Working to end hunger in New Jersey
through education, advocacy and activism

  • The NJ Federation of Food Banks provides emergency food to an estimated 830,200 different people annually

  • Over 1,190,000 people in NJ are food insecure

  • Nearly 400,000 of NJ's children are food insecure

  • Over 165,500 elderly and disabled people in NJ rely on SNAP (formerly food stamps)

Atlantic

Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY RESCUE MISSION

Site: 2009 Bacharach Blvd, Atlantic City, NJ 08404

Mail: P.O. Box 5358 Atlantic City, NJ 08404

Phone: 609-345-5517

Email: acrm@acrescuemission.org

Website: www.acrescuemission.org

Hours: Shelter - 24/7; Office - Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5pm

Contact: Rev. Steven Bybee

This site provides a shelter for men, women, and children, addiction recovery and life skills training, and food baskets for needy families.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: groups to help in the kitchen or for work projects, individuals to collect & transport needed items

Volunteer Requirements: teen or older, go to acrescuemission.org or call 609-345-5517 for additional volunteer information.

Special Needs: financial or in kind donations, pick up of food & items

 

SAINT NICHOLAS OF TOLETINE FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1409 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Phone: 609-344-1040

Hours: 1st & 3rd Mon of each month: 10am-12pm

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: packers

Special Needs: personal care products

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 22 South Texas Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Phone: 609-344-0660

Hours: Social Services - Mon-Fri 9-11:30am and 1-4pm

After School Programs - Mon-Fri: 4pm-6pm

Contact: Major Kathleen Calvo

This site provides a pantry, a soup kitchen, clothing, social services, counseling, after school programs, and youth programs.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: workers for soup kitchen; fund raisers

Volunteer Requirements: understanding that the Salvation Army is a Christian Mission

Special Needs: funding

 

SOUTH JERSEY AIDS ALLIANCE

Site: 19 Gordons Alley Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Phone: 609-347-1085

Email: FlorenceH@sjaids.org

Website: www.sjaids.org

Hours: Tues & Thurs: 10:30am-12:30pm

Contact: Florence Holmes

This site provides services for HIV residents of Atlantic County, social services including counseling, hot-line, information, transportation, pharmaceutical & legal assistance, and meals at home.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: baggers & other volunteers; Please call for info.

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older

Special Needs: funding, storage space, freezer, personal care items

 

Egg Harbor Township

COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE PANTRY AT THE COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Site: 6735 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Phone: 609-383-8843

Hours: Tues-Thurs 10am-2pm; Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat 9-11am

Contact: Anne Gallo

Food Needs: non-perishables especially canned meat, holiday turkeys

Volunteer Needs: volunteers to pack & distribute food & answer phone

Special Needs: funding

 

Hammonton

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 326 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Phone: 609-561-0168

Email: Foodpantry@hammontonpres.org

Hours: Wed: 9am-12pm

Contact: Janice and Bob Riley

This site provides a pantry and a clothing ministry.

Food Needs: all food especially meats, cereals, rice, beans

Special Needs: grants

 

RURAL OPPORTUNITIES INC.

Site: 11 12TH Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Phone: 609-567-3500

Website: www.ruralinc.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Contact: Jaime Mazza

This site provides a pantry, training, and employment for farm workers.

Food Needs: rice, pasta, canned beans, sauce, other Spanish food

 

Margate

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF ATLANTIC COUNTY

Site: 607 North Jerome Avenue, Margate, NJ 08402-1527

Phone: 609-822-1108

Fax: 609-822-1106

Website: www.jfsatlantic.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Contact: Leigh Turner

This site provides a pantry and social services.

Food Needs: non-perishables, baby food

Special Needs: social workers, case workers to provide emergency food delivery, diapers, personal care products

 

Mays Landing

LEAN ON ME

Site: 6828 Landis Avenue, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Mail: P.O. Box 864, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 856-362-5401

Email: loministry@comcast.net

Contact: Ethel Wilcox or Diane Dalton

This site provides a food pantry.

 

MAIN STREET PANTRY at FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Site: 6011 Main Street, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-9446

E-mail: fumcmayslanding1@verizon.net

Website: www.mayslandingmethodist.org

Contact: Kim Richardson

Food Needs: non-perishables, frozen food, cereals, oatmeal

Volunteer Needs: volunteers for day and evening hours

Special Needs: storage space, funding

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 1309 Route 50 Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-1212

Fax: 609-625-7744

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am-11am & 2pm-4pm

Contact: Susan Giberson, Jessica Mendez, or Jeanne Lynch

This site provides a pantry, social services and senior nutrition.

Special Needs: freezer, refrigerator, paper bags in plastic bags, boxes

 

Minotola

SALVATION ARMY BUENA

Site: 600 Central Avenue, Minotola, NJ 08341

Mail: P.O. Box 316, Vineland, NJ 08362-0316

Phone: 856-696-5252

Email: myrnakeller@verizon.net

Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 9am-12pm

Contact: Myrna N. Keller

This site provides food, a back to school program, a Christmas program for children in need, utilities, and clothing.

Special Needs: funding to keep the pantry open

 

Mizpah

MIZPAH INLAND HUMAN SERVICES

Site: 6916 Sewell Avenue, Mizpah, NJ 08342

Mail: P.O. Box 49 Mizpah, NJ 08342

Phone: 609-476-2002

Email: mizpahinland@hotmail.com

Hours: Tues - Thurs 9am-4pm

Contact: Jacqueline Blackwell

This site provides a pantry and social services.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: fundraisers, receptionist, volunteers for projects for children & seniors

Volunteer Requirements: ability & interest in helping youth & seniors

Special Needs: two 7-9 passenger vans, one 40-52 passenger school bus, cleaning items, funding, office computers

 

Newtonville

ABUNDANT LIFE CENTER

Site: 849 Route 54 Williamstown, NJ 08094

Phone: 609-561-6019

Email: ALC154@juno.com

Website: www.Abundantlivingchurch.org

Hours: Office - Mon-Thurs: 9am-2pm

Contact: Rick Dockery

This site provides a food pantry.

Food Needs: non-perishables, meat

Volunteer Needs: food sorters, packers, pick-up & delivery helpers

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older, future opportunity for children with adult supervision

Special Needs: funding, hygiene & child care items

 

Pleasantville

ATLANTIC HUMAN RESOURCES FOOD PANTRY

Site: 119 West Bayview Avenue, Pleasantville, NJ 08232

Phone: 609-641-5111

Email: motherotr@aol.com

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4:30pm

Contact: Mrs. Roberts

Food Needs: fresh, frozen & non-perishable foods, especially protein

Volunteer Needs: volunteers to prepare food bags

Special Needs: funding

 

MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH

Site: 353 South New Road, Pleasantville, NJ 08232

Phone: 609-641-4337

Hours: Wed: 4:30-5:30pm

Contact: Rita Harris

This site provides a pantry.

Food Needs: perishables, non-perishables