Absecon, NJ
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 8 food pantries in the Absecon area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Absecon , NJ 8201

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Absecon, NJ to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Absecon , NJ.

Area Served:
Absecon , NJ



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Friends Of Northern Uganda Inc

33 Miles Away

P.O. Box 127
Medford, NJ 08055
(609) 668-3584

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Services:
To alleviate human suffering, reduce poverty and bring hope to the people of Northern Uganda.

They seek to build wells to provide clean water in closer proximity than the current water sources. They purchase insecticide treated mosquito nets and insecticide spray to help reduce incidents of malaria. They provide livestock as a source of food and income. They pay for the education of poor children, many of whom are orphans, who can not afford the cost of cost of school. This includes tuition, uniforms and books. They educate Northern Ugandans on the health issues regarding malnutrition, malaria, dysentery, cholera and AIDS. Education and awareness activities will also occur in the United States to help educate Americans on the problems in Northern Uganda and the desperate need for help.



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Ocean County Hunger Relief Inc

38 Miles Away

917 - 5 North Main St
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 505-4357

Services:
Ocean County Hunger Relief provides emergency food assistance for the needy people of Ocean County. The ftheir day food package provided is intended as a stop gap measure, to give people time to obtain help from family, friends, or social service agencies.

50% of their clients are children. (Poor nutrition in children hampers their ability to concentrate in school and decreases their immunity to illness.) 51,000 people in Ocean County are living in poverty. (That is 7% of their population.) OCHR operates 31 pantries throughout the County. These pantries assist approximately 2,500 people each month.



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Helping Others Resources, Inc.

46 Miles Away

1401 Hillside Terrace
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(856) 665-3565

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Services:
their goal is to encourage and to provide limited assistance to the broken hearted, that have become subject to their nations debilitating economic dilemma

Soup kitchen to feed the homeless and distraute.Mental health service (Crisis or progesive).Temporary shelter and transitional living.



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Food Bank Of South Jersey

46 Miles Away

1501 John Tipton Blvd
Pennsauken, NJ 08110
(856) 662-4884

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Services:
To help eliminate hunger and malnutrition in the ftheir counties they serve in southern New Jersey?Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem.

CURRENT PROGRAMS Direct Delivery program ensures that donated food reaches hungry families and individuals living in rural areas of southern New Jersey. They provide weekly deliveries to 46 charitable feeding organizations with food they would not otherwise be able to distribute to their clients. Kids Cafe program provides at-risk children with a safe place to receive hot meals, nutrition education and enriching academic and recreational activities. In partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County, it has expanded to three sites and benefits 160 children. Food Acquisition Project ensures that the FBSJ has greater access to the millions of pounds of surplus food that is thrown away each year. Because so much of the wasted food in their country is made up of fresh, healthy items like fresh fruits and vegetables, this initiative also helps improve the quality of food they distribute. Healthy, perishable items are especially critical for sustaining programs that feed vulnerable populations, such as children and the elderly. Fruit Basket project ensures that every after school or summer camp program has a consistent supply of fresh fruits so that children will have a healthy alternative for snack food. Along with the supply of fruit they will offer age appropriate mini nutrition classes to help children learn the benefits of healthy eating. FUTURE PROGRAMS Agency Capacity Expansion program is designed to strengthen the fragile network of charitable feeding programs to distribute more food safely and efficiently in under served communities. Utilizing internal resources and industry experts they provide training in food safety, inventory control, volunteer management, and fundraising and food acquisition methods. Operation Frontline is a national program administered locally is a nutrition education program that fights childhood hunger by teaching families how to make healthy and budget-wise food choices. With six different courses that target adults, teens and children, Operation Frontline takes a cooking-centered approach to nutrition education. Chefs and nutritionists volunteer to teach classes that feature hands-on meal preparation, basic nutrition, food safety, menu planning, food budgeting and healthy snacking. They are scheduled to launch this program in Fall 2007.



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SHARE Food Program, Philadelphia

49 Miles Away

2901 West Huntington Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 223-2220

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info@sharefoodprogram.org

Services:
SHARE is a purchase food program at discounted prices in exchange for community service.  Our program links SHARE to Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Eastern Shore Maryland, New Jersey, and New York by a network of Host organizations bringing SHARE to their communities.  Based in Philadelphia, SHARE is a community-based food network distributing packages of food worth $45.00 containing meats, fruits, vegetables and grocery items for the cost of the package and two hours of community service.  To learn more about us, visit our website at www.sharefoodprogram.org or call 800-595-3663.

Eligibility:
Anyone is eligible

Area Served:
Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Eastern Shore of Maryland, New Jersey, and Metro New York

Documents To Bring:
There is no application: Call, fax or email your food order.



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Share Food Program, Inc

49 Miles Away

2901 W Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
(215) 223-2220

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Services:
The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism. Do good. Feel good. Eat good. A smart idea that brings community and healthy food together.




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Chosen 300 Ministries Inc

49 Miles Away

1116 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 765-9806

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Services:
To bring Christians of different membership groups together; helping them to realize that despite their differences in their race, ethnic group, denomination, social class, economic classes, or the diverse ways they practice their faith; they can unify ourselves for the common good. The purpose of their unification is to distribute meals & services to the homeless; To provide pre-release classes to incarcerated persons: and afford positive value programs for inter-city youth.

Distributing over 80,000 Full Course Meals A Year To The Homeless. Providing Pre-Release and Motivational Classes in 2 county prisons. Affording effective programs for underprivileged youth.



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