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)

Cumberland

Bridgeton

CRUSADERS FOR CHRIST FOOD PANTRY

Site: 33 Reeves Road, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Phone: 856-451-5601

Hours: Office – Mon & Tues: 8am-12pm

Contact: Estine Davis or Harriet Dairsow

Food Needs: fresh, frozen and non-perishable foods

Special Needs: clothing

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 29 West Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Mail: PO Box 212, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Phone: 856-451-0999

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm

Contact: Major Thomas Pierce or Bridgeton

Linda Brown

Email: thomas.pierce@use.salvationarmy.org

This site provides a food pantry, clothing and emergency utility assistance when funds are available.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding for utility assistance

 

SOUTH JERSEY AIDS ALLIANCE

Site: 287 Irving Avenue, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Phone: 856-455-5125

Email: info@sjaids.org

Hours: Office -- Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm

Pantry – Mon & Wed: 11am-1pm

Contact: Georgette Watson

This site provides food and personal care products, case management services, and referrals for direct care for clients with HIV/AIDS.

Food Needs: pasta, canned fruits & vegetables, soup, crackers, diabetic foods, canned meats, juice

Volunteer Needs: Call 856-696-8025.

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older

Special Needs: funding

 

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL - GOOD SHEPHERD DINING ROOM

Site: St. Teresa of Avila, 46 Central Avenue, Bridgeton, NJ 08302

Phone: 856-455-2323 or 856-451-6472

Email: stteresa@comcast.net

Hours: Mon-Fri: 12-1pm

Contact: Ann Budde

This site provides a meal Monday through Friday and some clothing when available.

Food Needs: meats, vegetables, non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: people to pick-up bread and food donated by supermarkets

Volunteer Requirements: age 16 or older; able to do heavy lifting

Special Needs: Contact site.

 

Milleville

WEST SIDE METHODIST CHURH and HELP AND HOPE MINISTRIES FOOD CLOSET

Site: 214 Howard Street, Millville, NJ 08332

Mail: P.O. Box 116, Millville, NJ 08332

Phone: 856-825-2375

Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 10am-12pm

Contact: Sam Herdman

This site provides a food pantry.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Volunteer Requirements: able to lift and sort

Special Needs: paper products

 

HELPING HANDS OF ST. JOHN BOSCO

Site: 24 Hillcrest Avenue, Milleville, NJ 08332

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9-10am

Contact: Regina

This site provides a pantry and clothing.

Food Needs: fresh, frozen and non-perishable food

Volunteer Needs: Volunteers are always welcome.

 

TRI-COUNTY INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER, INC.

Site: 120 North High Street, Suite 12, Millville, NJ 08332

Phone: 856-327-5177

Website: tricountycil.org

Email: tricountycil@verizon.net

Hours: 3rd Thurs of every month: 1pm-3pm/emergency food Mon-Wed 3-4pm

Contact: Mary Thomas

This site provides a pantry and empowers individuals an families with disabilities by offering information, referrals, peer support, independent living skill, and self and group advocacy.

Food Needs: meat, cereal, bread, meal boxes for the homeless

Volunteer Needs: volunteers for unloading and stocking

Volunteer Requirements: application & meeting with the Director

Special Needs: funding, transportation for food, storage space

 

Vineland

CHESTNUT ASSEMBLY OF GOD

Site: 2554 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08361

Phone: 856-691-1205 x15

Email: mtcotto@aol.com

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Contact: Tony Cotto

This site provides a food pantry.

Food Needs: non-perishables

Volunteer Needs: fund-raisers

Special Needs: funding

 

RURAL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.

Site: 76 West Landis Avenue, Suite CVineland, NJ 08360

Phone: 856-696-1000

Website: www.ruralinc.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm/pantry hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs 9am-4pm

Contact: Candy Peterson

This site provides a food pantry, training and employment for farm workers and out of school youth.

Food Needs: pasta, rice, canned beans, soup, meats, milk, juice, eggs, any Spanish food

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 733 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360

Mail: P.O. Box 354, Vineland, NJ 08360

Phone: 856-696-5050

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9-11:30am & 1-3pm

Contact: Griselle Sanchez

This site provides a food pantry by appointment for clients with food referral and documentation. It also provides utility, rental and mortgage assistance when funding is available.

Food Needs: all foods

Volunteer Needs: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding

 

SPIRIT AND TRUTH MINISTRIES

Site: P.O. Box 89, Vineland, NJ 08362

Phone: 856-692-2603

Contact: Holly Gove

This site provides a soup kitchen and clothing closets.

Food Needs: fresh & canned vegetables, meats, noodles, macaroni, spices, coffee

Volunteer Needs: fund raisers, people to pick up & deliver food, do table ministry, and set-up & break-down for meals

Volunteer Requirements: age 13 years or older

Special Needs: funding

 

VINELAND MINISTERIUM EMERGENCY FOOD BANK

Site: 700 East Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360

Phone: 856-691-0940

Email: firstchurch4u@verizon.net

Website: www.firstchurchvineland.org

Hours: Pantry -- Wed & Fri: 9am-11am (closed 1st Wed or Fri of each month)

Contact: Richard Quay

Clients must have referrals from a social service agency, proper identification, and a social security card.

Food Needs: canned or boxed non-perishables (No glass containers)

Volunteer Needs: volunteers to pick up food, stock shelves and give out groceries

Volunteer Requirements: identification

Special Needs: funding