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)

Morris

Denville

DENVILLE TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1 Saint Mary’s Place, Denville, NJ 07834

Phone: 973-625-8300 x269

Email: socialservices@denvillenj.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-1pm

Contact: Gracie Predmore, Director

This site provides a food pantry, a back-to-school program, and an Adopt a Family Program; all clients must be Denville residents.

 

Dover

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 76 North Bergen, Dover, NJ 07801

Mail: P.O. Box 895, Dover, NJ 07801

Phone: 973-366-0764

Email: nestor_valverde@use.salvationarmy.org

Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-2pm

Contact: Captain Nestor Valverde

This site provides a pantry, clothing, social services, furniture, medicine, an after school program, a summer camp and a Sunday lunch program.

Food Needs: non-perishables, frozen food and baby food

Volunteer Needs: volunteers for the pantry and fund raisers especially at Christmas time

Volunteer Requirements: some heavy lifting for pantry work

Special Needs: funding

 

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

Site: 123 E. Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801

Phone: 973-366-2821

Email: tlcdovernj@yahoo.com

Website: www.TLCNJ.org

Hours: Food pantry - Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm

Soup Kitchen - Mon-Sat: 11:30am-12:30pm

Contact: Suzanne Capps

This site provides a food pantry and a soup kitchen.

Food Needs: non-perishables

 

Long Valley

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY AT LONG VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Site: 39 Bartley Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853

Phone: 908-876-3471

Email: secretary@lvpc.net

Hours: Mon: 10am-12pm; 1st & 3rd Mon: 6-7:30pm

Contact: Barbara Delaney

Volunteer Needs: Call site.

 

Morristown

COMMUNITY SOUP KITCHEN AND OUTREACH CENTER

Site: 36 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-267-0709

Email: info@cskmorristown.com

Website: www.cskmorristown.com

Hours: Soup Kitchen - Mon-Fri: 11:30am-1pm

Office - Mon-Fri

Contact: Teresa Connolly, Executive Director

This site provides a soup kitchen offering a daily meal 365 days of the year and an outreach center facilitating local social services.

Food Needs: non-perishables, perishables

Volunteer Needs: Contact office.

Volunteer Requirements: age 12 or older

Special Needs: funding, transportation

 

ERIC JOHNSON HOUSE

Site: 44 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-326-9636

Email: info@theericjohnsonhouse.org

Website: www.theericjohnsonhouse.org

Hours: open 24 hours/day * 7 days/week

Contact: John Fenimore

This site provides a transitional housing facility for homeless men and women who are HIV/AID positive.

Food Needs: any canned, boxed, or bagged food, milk, eggs, cheese, and yogurt

Volunteer Needs: food shopping, house coverage, cooking, transportation, and fund raising

Volunteer Requirements: age 18 and over - Please call for an application.

Special Needs: paper products(toilet tissue, napkin, paper towels, etc.), office supplies, stamps, and cleaning supplies

 

HOMELESS SOLUTION, INC.

Site: 540 W. Hanover Avenue, Suite 100, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-993-0833 x13

Email: tamalareynolds4@juno.com

Website: www.homelesssolutions.org

Hours: 24 hours/day * 7days/week

Contact: Tamala Reynolds

This site provides a shelter and referral services for homeless people.

Food Needs: breakfast items, powdered drink mixes such as iced tea and lemonade

Volunteer Needs: baby sitters, food preparers, cooks and mentors

Volunteer Requirements: flexible

Special Needs: storage space for furniture, an extra shed, funding

 

INTERFAITH COUNCIL FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES SHELTER

Site: P.O. Box 1494, Morristown, NJ 07962

Phone: 973-644-2757

Email: ichfmc@netzero.com

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

Contact: Joann Bjornson

This site provides an emergency shelter, a permanent supportive housing program, and homelessness education.

Volunteer Needs: tutoring, translating, driving, mentoring, fund raising, bulk mailings, helping at shelter & overnight, haircutting, and working at front desk(11am-2pm, 3-5 days/week)

Volunteer Requirements: age 16 and above and completion of volunteer application

Special Needs: "Start a Home Baskets": laundry baskets filled with basic supplies, financial contributions, and holiday baskets

 

INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 540A West Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-538-8049

Email: interfaithfoodpantry@mcifp.org

Website: www.mcifp.org

Hours: Food Distribution - clients must call for an interview first and then will be assigned to a regular time which will be one of the following: Tues & Wed: 9:30am-12pm and 6-8 pm; Thurs: 9:30am-12pm and 6-8 pm; Sat: 10am-12pm. Limited home delivery is available for elderly or handicapped clients.

Food donation drop offs - Mon-Thurs: 9:30am-4pm and by arrangement

This site provides emergency and supplemental food, serving Morris County residents.

Contact: Dana Haddroff, Office Manager

Food Needs: all types

Volunteer Needs: home delivery people, interpreters (Spanish), fundraisers, sorters, people with trucks to pick up food

 

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 95 Spring Street, Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-539-2700

Fax: 973-270-0171

Email: Adiela_Osorio@use.salvationarmy.org

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

Pantry - Mon, Wed, Fri: 2-4pm

Contact: Adiela Osorio

This site provides an emergency food pantry and social services for the Morristown area.

Food Needs: non-perishable items

Volunteer Needs: Christmas time volunteers; Contact the site for further opportunities.

Volunteer Requirements: background check

Special Needs: funding; Contact the site for additional needs.

 

Rockaway

ROCKAWAY FOOD CLOSET

Site: 35 Church Street, Rockaway, NJ 07866

Phone: 973-627-1059

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9:30am-12:30pm

Contact: Linda Kirby

This site provides emergency and supplemental food; it serves residents of Rockaway Borough and Rockaway Township.

Food Needs: non-perishable items

Volunteer Needs: volunteers to put together holiday food baskets

Special Needs: funding