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)

Camden

Ancora

AUXILIARY OF ANCORA PATIENT FOOD PANTRY

Site: 301 Spring Garden Road Ancora, NJ 08037-9699

Phone: 609-704-4982

Email: Elizabeth.capoferri@dhs.state.nj.us

Hours: days and hours of operation vary: Please call.

Contact: Liz Capoferri

This site provides discharged patients with a 2 week supply of food, bed linens, pillows, and suitcases and this site provides the public with a thrift shop.

Food Needs: non perishables, microwavable food

Volunteer Needs: people to work in the thrift shop

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older

Special Needs: personal care items, especially for men

 

Berlin

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL FOOD PANTRY

Site: 157 West Whitehorse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009

Phone: 856-767-7391

Email: chang157@verizon.net

Hours: Mon-Fri (except 1st 9 days of the month): 11am-3pm

Contact: Dennis Chang

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: food distribution-2 hour shifts (Mon-Fri: 11am-1pm & 1-3pm) and thrift shop help (Mon-Sat: 9am-5pm)

Volunteer Requirements: light lifting

Special Needs: funding

 

Camden

CAMDEN COUNTY WOMEN'S CENTER

Site: Confidential

Mail: P.O. Box 1459 Blackwood, NJ 08012

Hotline: 856-227-1234

Office: 856-227-1800

Hours: every day: 24 hours

Contact: Helena Tome, Director

This site provides a hotline, an emergency shelter, domestic violence counseling, and outreach services for victims of domestic abuse.

Food Needs: meats, produce, desserts, pasta, perishables; Call site.

Volunteer Needs: Contact Michelle Collock at 856-227-1800.

Volunteer Requirements: completion of a 40 hour training program

Special Needs: funding, toiletries, telephone cards, gift certificates to Target, Walmart, grocery stores, other stores

 

CATHEDRAL KITCHEN

Site: 1514 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08105

Phone: 856-964-6771

Email: Karen@cathedralkitchen.org

Website: www.cathedralkitchen.org

Hours: Soup Kitchen - Mon-Fri: dinner at 5pm; Sat. lunch at 12-1pm

Office - Mon-Fri: 9:30am-5pm

Contact: Karen Talarico

This site provides dinner Monday through Friday and lunch Sat. 12-1pm

Food Needs: Needs change. Please contact site.

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Volunteer Requirements: age 16 or older

Special Needs: Contact site.

 

FELLOWSHIP HOUSE

Site: 1722 South Broadway, Camden, NJ 08104

Mail: P.O. Box 261, Collingswood, NJ 08108

Phone: 856-964-4545

Email: fellowshiphouse1@gmail.com

Website: www.fellowshiphousecamden.org

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

Pantry: 4th Friday and on emergency basis (Identification and proof of address or a referral from a social service agency is required for pantry clients.)

Contact: Harrison Davis

This site provides an after school Bible program and a pantry.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: handy man, grant writers, computer technician, teachers - especially computer teachers, volunteers to work with children in the after school program

Special Needs: funding, new computers, van

 

SALVATION ARMY MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVERY SERVICE OF CAMDEN COUNTY

Site: 915 Haddon Avenue Camden, N.J. 08103

Phone: 856-963-8226

Hours: Mon-Fri: 7am-2pm

Contact: Fran Werner

This site provides meals to homebound seniors (age 60+) and homebound disabled individuals.

Volunteer Needs: drivers to deliver meals to clients' homes

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or over; able to lift, read maps & follow directions; driver's license & car (training available)

Special Needs: Contact site.

 

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1198 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102

Phone: 856-614-1991 or 856-966-9400 x 13

Email: emmagorman@aol.com

Hours: 3rd Thurs of each month: 2-4pm & Tues: 12-4pm

Contact: Emma P. Gorman

This site provides a food pantry, homeless breakfast, senior ministry, snacks for Sunday care and children of GED students, and holiday food baskets.

Food Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: storage space and transportation for food

 

MOUNT OLIVET SDA CHURCH

Site: 800 Chelton Avenue, Camden, NJ 08104

Phone: 856-365-6108

Email: pastor@mtolivetsdachurch.net

Hours: 2nd & 4th Tues: 4-6pm

Contact: Matthew Clements or Christina Gabriel

This site provides a pantry.

Volunteer Needs: packers, workers to load and unload food

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older and able to do some lifting

 

NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

Site: 278 Kaighn Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103

Phone: 856-365-5295

Email: nc@ncicamden.org

Website: www.ncicamden.org

Hours: Soup Kitchen - Mon-Fri: 12-1pm

Pantry - Mon-Fri: 1:30-3pm

Contact: Tim Humeniuk

This site provides a soup kitchen, a food pantry, pre-school childcare and after school care.

Food Needs: fresh, frozen and non-perishable meats & vegetables in large portions for the kitchen; non-perishables for the pantry

Volunteer Needs: kitchen servers, grounds workers, year round & additional holiday volunteers

Special Needs: funding

 

SAINT ANTHONY OF PADUA CHURCH

Site: 2818 River Avenue Camden, NJ 08105

Phone: 856-963-5884

Contact: Rina Abreu

Email: stanthonycamden@comcast.net

This site provides a food pantry, social services, and medical care to people without medical insurance.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: food sorters, food packers; Call site.

Volunteer Requirements: no age limits and no heavy lifting

Special Needs: funding (Please make donation checks to St. Anthony of Padua and write “Food Pantry” in the memo line.)

 

SAINT JOHN CHURCH OF THE APOSTOLIC FAITH

Site: 220 N. 27th Street, Camden, NJ 08105

Phone: 856-541-9689

Email: ministerSheila@yahoo.com

Hours: 3rd Sat of each month and as needed

Contact: Reverend Sheila Jones

This site provides a pantry, clothing, social outreach programs for teens, single parents and others, and Thanksgiving and Christmas programs.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: grant writers

Special Needs: funding, new toys for Christmas, personal care items

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 915 Haddon Avenue, Camden 08103

Phone: 856-338-1700

Hours: Office -- Mon-Fri: 9am-3:30pm

Pantry – Mon-Fri: 1-3pm

Contact: Rose

Email: roseinid.martinez@use.salvationarmy.org

This site provides a food pantry and social services.

Food Needs: non-perishables, eggs, breads, meat and perishables.

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding

 

TOUCH NEW JERSEY INC.

P.O. Box 8604, Collingswood, New Jersey 08108

Phone: 856-559-0116

Email: foodpantry@touchnewjersey.org

Website: www.touchnewjersey.org

Contact: Debbie Realey, Executive Director

 

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA – ALETHA WRIGHT SHELTER

Site: 271 Atlantic Ave., Camden, NJ 08104

Phone: 856-854-4660 (donations and general contact number)

Phone: 856-966-0909 (homeless clients)

Hours: 24/7

Contact: Jynette Hernandez (856-854-4660 x137)

Food Needs: soup, bread, fruit, pasta, desserts, meats

Volunteer Requirements: Contact site.

Special Needs: storage space for dry goods, funding (Contact James Wynn (856-854-4660 x128) to make financial donations.)

 

YOUR FOOD SHELF

Site: 1500 Federal Street, Camden, NJ 08105

Phone: 856-365-6475

Hours: Tues-Fri: 10am-3pm

Contact: Bonnie White

This site provides a food pantry, clothing and small household items to families with children or individuals with medical problems who live in the East Camden area (zip code-08105); birth certificates of the children are required prior to receiving services. Clients can pick up food only once every other month.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Special Needs: funding, small household & personal care items

 

Chesilhurst

CORNER CUPBOARD

Site: The First Baptist Church of Chesilhurst, 57 White Horse Pike, Chesilhurst, NJ 08089

Phone: 856-767-3283 or 609-870-2089/Church 856-767-5592

Email: JamilaOdomGarnette@gmail.com

Hours: every 3rd Wednesday of each month: 4:30-8:30pm

Contact: Jannie Odom

This site provides a pantry at Corner Cupboard and clothing at the Corner Closet.

Food Needs: non-perishables, frozen food

Volunteer Needs: fundraisers, food packers and delivery

Volunteer Requirements: Some jobs require heavy lifting.

Special Needs: storage space, funding, freezer (Funding may be sent to Food Bank of South Jersey for Corner Cupboard, ID#705, 1501 John Tipton Blvd, Pennsauken, NJ 08110)

 

Collingswood

SAINT PAUL’S FOOD PANTRY

Site: 832 Park Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108

Phone: 856-854-0860 (Messages will be forwarded.)

Hours: Pantry - Tues & Thurs: 11am-2pm

Contact: Charles Wagner

This site provides bags of groceries to registered clients biweekly. Registration is open to needy residents of Collingswood, Haddon Township, Audubon, Oaklyn and Woodlynne only; food stocks do not permit extension of that area. Proof of residence and income is required to register.

Food Needs: all foods

Volunteer Needs: volunteers needed during the day to make pickups of food donations locally and to prepare and pack bags of groceries

 

Lindenwold

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY – SAINT LAWRENCE

Site: 207 White Horse Pike, Lindenwold, NJ 08021

Mail: 100 South Avenue, Lindenwold, NJ 08021

Phone: 856-627-8824

Email: EMLOOU@JUNO.COM

Hours: 2nd & 4th Tues of each month

Contact: Mary Lou Creedon, President

This site provides a food pantry.

Food Needs: fresh meat, cheese, and non-perishables including cereal, canned meats, soup

Special Needs: funding

 

Pennsauken

GATEKEEPER MINISTRIES FOOD PANTRY

Site: 3600 Earl Avenue, Pennsauken, NJ 08110

Phone: 856-342-8045

Hours: Tues & Thurs: 10am-2pm

Contact: Veronica Jones

Food Needs: non-perishables, some perishables

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding for food, trailer, storage space

 

Pine Hill

SAINT EDWARDS FOOD PANTRY

Site: 500 Erial Road, Pine Hill, NJ 08021

Phone: 856-783-2670

Hours: 3rd & 4th Thurs of each month: 2:30-4:30pm & food by appointment

Contact: Kathy Moffa and Leo Casey

Food Needs: non-perishables

 

West Collingswood Heights

SCUCS SENIOR FOOD PANTRY

Site: 146 Black Horse Pike, West Collingswood Heights, NJ

Mail: 146 Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, NJ 08059

Phone: 856-456-1121 x145

Email: rmonou@scucs.org

Website: www.scucs.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm

Contact: Bobbie Monou

This site provides five day non-perishable food packages to eligible seniors.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: workers to pack food bags & to deliver food

Volunteer Requirements: a willing heart

 

SCUCS SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM

Site: 146 Black Horse Pike, West Collingswood Heights, NJ

Mail: 146 Black Horse Pike, Mount Ephraim, NJ 08059

Phone: 856-456-1121 x146

Email: Nutrition@SCUCS.org

Website: www.scucs.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am–4pm

Contact: Gene Bromke

This agency administers the Home Delivered Meals Program for Camden.

Volunteer Needs: Contact the agency at 856-456-1121 x146.

Volunteer Requirements: Contact the agency