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Somerset

Bridgewater

FOOD BANK NETWORK OF SOMERSET COUNTY

Site: Bldg 9-E Easy Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Mail: P.O. Box 149, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Phone: 732-560-1813
Fax: 732-748-0622
Email: MarieScan@verizon.net
Website: www.somersetfoodbank.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm; Sat: 10am-12pm (in 3 pantries)
Contact: Marie Scannell
This site provides a network of food pantries that supply food staples to families of low income. Also, it provides, at no cost, clothing for women of low income who need clothing appropriate for work. In addition, this site provides a prescription and dental programs.
Food Needs: non-perishables especially canned meats & parmalat milk
Special Needs: funding

Manville

SHIP (SAMARITAN HOMELESS INTERIM PROGRAM)

Please see listing in Somerville.

North Plainfield

LIGHTHOUSE OUTREACH MINISTRY

Site: 384 Somerset St., North Plainfield, NJ 07060

Mail: P.O. Box 7202, Watchung, NJ 07069
Phone: 908-754-6211
Contact Person: Susan DiGraitis
Website: www.calvarynp.com
Hours: Every 2nd, 4th and 5th Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm.
This site operates an emergency food pantry.
Food Needs: non-perishables items
Volunteer Needs: None


Somerset

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP FOOD BANK

Site: 60 Millstone Road Somerset, NJ 08873
Mail: P.O. Box 333, Somerset, NJ 08875-0333
Phone: 732-246-0009
Fax: 732-246-4694
Email: mail@franklinfoodbank.org, fhasner@ftfb.us
Website: www.franklinfoodbank.org
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 12-3pm; Sat: 10am-12pm
Residents of Franklin Township may go to the pantry once a month. USDA commodities provided for eligible clients. Fresh produce may be available in season.
Food Needs: produce and non-perishables, no glass containers Volunteer Needs: people who can translate English to Spanish for documents and for the Food Bank web site, drivers for van, and volunteers to serve clients on Mon and Wed.
Volunteer Requirements: clean driving record for drivers and ability to lift up to 25 pounds for food jobs
Special Needs: stainless steel serving table (30" x 60"), used cargo van

SHIP (SAMARITAN HOMELESS INTERIM PROGRAM)

Please see listing in Somerville.

Somerville

INTERFAITH HOSPITALITY NETWORK OF SOMERSET COUNTY

Site: 98 West End Avenue Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-704-1920
Email: renee@ihnsomconj.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Contact: Renee K. Farrel
This site provides an emergency homeless shelter.
Food Needs: snacks and juices
Volunteer Needs: fund raisers, drivers, and laborers for furniture pick up
Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older
Special Needs: transportation and funding

SHIP (SAMARITAN HOMELESS INTERIM PROGRAM)

Site: 87 East High Street, Somerville, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-725-3260
Fax: 908-725-2582
Email: ship908@optonline.net
Website: ship908.com
Hours: Mobile Soup Kitchen Meal Sites:
Somerset Estates, Franklin Boulevard & Baier Avenue Parking Lot, Somerset: Mon & Fri: 5:30-6:30pm -
South Bound Brook Reformed Church, Clinton Street, South Bound Brook: Tues: 5:30-6:30pm
United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street, Manville: Wed: 5:30-6:30pmĀ 
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 136 South Main Street, Manville: Thurs: 6-7pm
Hours: Soup Kitchen:
SHIP's GALLEY - Saint John's Episcopal Church, 148 West High Street, Somerville: Hot Lunches: Mon, Wed, Fri, 3rd Tues of the month: 12:30-1:30 pm
Contact: Tom O'Leary, LCADC, CCJS, Executive Director, Founder
This site provides mobile soup kitchen meal sites in Somerset, South Bound Brook, Somerville, and Manville. In addition it provides SHIP's GALLEY, a soup kitchen, in Somerville, a holiday meals programs, an emergency food pantry, and an emergency meal voucher program.
Food Needs: non-perishables, Contact main office for details.
Volunteer Needs: Contact main office.
Special Needs: monetary donations

South Bound Brook

SHIP (SAMARITAN HOMELESS INTERIM PROGRAM)

Please see listing in Somerville.