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)

Warren

Belvidere

BELVIDERE AREA FOOD PANTRY AT THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Site: 219 Hardwick Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823
Phone: 908-475-4065
Email: church@belvidereumc.org
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 9-11:45am (closed on holidays)
Contact: Victoria Freilich
Food Needs: non-perishables

DOMESTIC ABUSE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS CENTER

Mail: P.O. Box 423, Belvidere, NJ 07823
Victims of Abuse or Sexual Assault Hotline: 908-453-4181
Donation of time, goods, or funds: 908-453-4121 x107
Email: rsielski@besafewc.org
Website: www.besafewc.org
Hours: Office - Mon-Fri: 7am-3:30pm
Shelter - 24/7
Contact: Robin Sielski
This site provides services for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse or sexual assault: these services include shelter, food, clothing, diapers, and personal care products.
Food Needs: non-perishables, fresh produce, dairy, meat (can be frozen), drinks, water, baby food, milk
Volunteer Needs: drivers, substitute food pick up person
Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or over, able to lift a case of food, having completed 80 hours of DV & SA training (offered by agency)
Special Needs: funding, storage space, personal care items, diapers & other baby items, clothing

Blairstown

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Site: 35 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Mail: P.O. Box 385, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Phone: 908-362-5254
Email: fpcb@embarqmail.com
Website: www.fpcbnj.org
Hours: 3rd Sat of each month: 2-4pm
Contact: Erika Wulster
This site provides a food pantry.
Food Needs: soups, pasta, canned fruit & vegetables, cereal, other non-perishables
Special Needs: detergent, paper goods, personal hygiene times

Hackettstown

TRINITY UMC LORD'S PANTRY

Site: 213 Main Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 
Phone: 908-852-3020
Email: info@catchthespirit.org 
Website: www.Catchthespirit.org 
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs: 9-12am
Contact: Sandy Pattky, Director
This site provides a food pantry; there is a limit of one visit per month per family. The pantry depends entirely on merchandise and monetary donations. 
Food Needs: frozen, fresh and non-perishable food
Volunteer Needs: volunteers to run food drives at all times - Contact site for other opportunities.
Special Needs: funding for food purchases

Phillipsburg

BRANCHING OUT - ABILITIES of NW JERSEY

Site: 340 Anderson Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 
Phone: 908-454-2579
Email: PEC@abilities.com
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm
Contact: Sister M. Michaelita Popovice
This site provides a food pantry and thrift shop.
Food Needs: all food accepted
Volunteer Needs: None


CATHOLIC CHARITIES, DIOCESE OF METUCHEN – SOCIAL SERVICE CENTER

Site: 372 South Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 
Phone: 908-859-5447
Email: mpopovice@ccdom.org
Hours: Food Pantry - Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri: 10am-3:30pm; Thurs: 1-3:30pm
Thrift Store: Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm
Contact: Sister M. Michaelita Popovice
This site provides the Warren Basic Material Needs Program which supplies food and clothing assistance, information, and referral and advocacy services to the low income population in Warren County.
Food Needs: soup, canned vegetables, protein items, canned fruit, juice, pasta, cereal
Volunteer Needs: food pantry workers, case managers, van drivers to pick up food
Volunteer Requirements: completion of an application; have the desire to fulfill the mission of the agency to serve the poor and vulnerable in the community
Special Needs: In-kind donations (food) are needed to maintain the inventory of the pantry. Funding is also needed to purchase food as well as for the operational functions of the program.

Washington

WASHINGTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD FOOD PANTRY

Site: 33 Brass Castle Road, Washington, NJ 07882 
Phone: 908-689-7777
Website: www.washingtonag.com
Hours: Thurs: 1:30-4pm
Food Needs: non-perishables especially soups and vegetables
Volunteer Needs: fund raisers and distributors
Special Needs: funding

COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY of WASHINGTON

Site: 40 East Church Street, Washington, NJ 07882 
Phone: 908-689-2547
Email: vaneice@nac.net
Website: www.washington.presbychurch.net
Hours: Monday-Friday: 9am-11am
Contact: Joan Miller or Vaneice Sweet
This site provides a food pantry serving 100+ families; each family is limited to one visit per month. The pantry depends on donations from local churches, organizations, and individuals and the USDA distribution program.
Food Needs: non-perishables especially soups, tuna and vegetables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: monetary donations for food purchases especially frozen and fresh meat