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)

Cape May

Cape May Courthouse

CARA

 Site: P.O. Box 774, Cape May Courthouse, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-522-6489

Email: carasafe1@verizon.net

Contact: Linda Baxter

This site provides domestic violence services.

Special Needs: funding, full size personal products, diapers, cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper; Contact site for other needs.

 

Marmora

COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY AT THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

Site: 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ 08223

Phone: 609-390-0664

Email: ressecretary@aol.com

Hours: Office – Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Pantry – Weds: 2-4pm

Contact: Chris Blake

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding

 

Ocean City

OCEAN CITY ECUMENICAL FOOD CUPBOARD AT ST PETER’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Site: 501 E. 8th Street, Ocean City, NJ 08226

Mail: P.O. Box 1001, Ocean City, NJ 08226

Church Office: 609-399-2988

Pantry: 609-398-3191

Hours: Office – Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm

Pantry – Mon-Fri: 1-3pm

Contact: Dorothy Cianci

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: Volunteers can contact churches in Ocean City if they want to assist in the Food Cupboard.

Special Needs: paper products, funding

 

Swainton

HOLY REDEEMER FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1801 Route # 9 South Swainton, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-2082

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

Contact: Sister Mary Anne McDonagh

This site provides distribution of food to sick, elderly, and needy families and individuals.

Food Needs: non perishables

Special Needs: funding, paper products, personal hygiene products

 

Whitesboro

CAPE HUMAN RESOURCES, INC.

Site: 100 East Main Street, Whitesboro, NJ 08252

Mail: P.O. Box 667 Whitesboro, NJ 08252

Phone: 609-465-4531 or 609-465-9122

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

Contact: Vera Smith

This site provides a pantry, social services, clothing, and weather proofing.

Food Needs: non-perishables, especially cereal, shelf milk, canned meats, jelly

Special Needs: funding

 

Wildwood

SOUTH JERSEY AIDS ALLIANCE

Site: 436 West Garfield Street, Wildwood, NJ 08260

Phone: 609-523-0024/800-281-2437

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm

Contact: Danielle Schaeffner

This site provides a pantry, clothing, social services, referrals, counseling, support groups, transportation, and pharmaceutical and emergency assistance for HIV positive individuals.

Food Needs: non-perishables, especially ensure or similar food supplement, canned soup, juice

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older; willing to sign confidentiality form

Special Needs: funding

 

Woodbine

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL FOOD PANTRY AND THRIFT STORE AT SAINT CASIMIR

Site: 304 Clay Street, Woodbine, NJ 08270

Phone: 609-861-5992

Hours: Pantry - Tues, Thurs, Sat: 9:30am-12pm

Thrift Store – Tues, Thurs, Sat: 9:30am-2pm

Contact: Sara Bartleson

Food Needs: frozen, fresh and non-perishable food

Special Needs: funding, intact computer in working order, preferably new with a minimum of Windows XP and Window Office