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)

Hunterdon

Flemington

FLEMINGTON AREA FOOD PANTRY

Site: 110 Broad Street, Flemington, NJ 08822

Mail: P.O. Box 783, Flemington, NJ 08822

Phone: 908-788-5568

Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9-11:30am; two Wed. per month: 5:30-8:00pm; and two Sat per month: 9:30-11:30am

Contact: Contact site.

This site provides canned and packaged food along with eggs, meat, bread, and seasonal produce to residents of Hunterdon County who are in need of this service.

Food Needs: non-perishables, perishables, baby food

Volunteer Needs: volunteers for food pick-ups; Contact site for new opportunities.

Volunteer Requirements: Contact site.

Special Needs: funding, personal care items, paper products, detergent

 

INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK

Site: 10 East Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822

Phone: 908-782-2490

Email: ihnofhcat@embargmail.com

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

Shelter - 24/7

Contact: Geleen Donovan

This network provides an emergency shelter for families and single women in eleven area host congregations on a rotating basis.Also provides case manager for mental health assistance.

Food Needs: Contact the agency for specific information.

Volunteer Needs: workers to cook ongoing dinners and to supervise overnight and on the weekends

Volunteer Requirements: training required and provided

Special Needs: gas and supermarket gift cards, funding, storage, office space

 

Lambertville

THE FISHERMAN'S MARK FOOD PANTRY

Site: 89 North Main Street, Lambertville, NJ 08530

Phone: 609-397-0194 or 609-397-7482

Fax: 609-397-7486

Email: fishermansmark@verizon.net

Website: www.fishermansmark.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

Contact: Barbara Petty

This site provides a pantry, holiday baskets, and social services for people in need in Hunterdon, Mercer, Somerset, and Warren Counties. The pantry specializes in food for individuals with special needs diets.

Food Needs: high protein, low sodium, low fat, low sugar, non-perishable, fresh, and frozen food

Volunteer Needs: volunteers to shelve food, help customers select and bag items, do bookkeeping & data entry for state & federal forms

Volunteer Requirements: completion of volunteer form

Special Needs: funding

 

Lebanon Township

NORTH HUNTERDON COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

Site: Lebanon Township First Aid Building, Lebanon Township, NJ 08833

Mail: P.O. Box 192, Glen Gardner, NJ 08826

Phone: 908-638-6661

Email: leonardandruth@hotmail.com

1st or 2nd Thurs of every month (usually): 8-11am

Contact: Ruth E. Ruediger

This site provides distribution once a month of food and sundry articles and special distributions at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Food Needs: just about anything

Special Needs: publicity