Avenel, NJ
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 20 food pantries in the Avenel area.


1 Miles Away

Avenel , NJ 7001

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Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Inc.

12 Miles Away

10 E Front St
Keyport, NJ 07735
(732) 888-1986

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Mission The Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Inc. serves Seniors, Women, Infants, Children, Veterans, Singles, unemployed/under-employed, Disabled and an ever increasing Spanish population. They have seen a significant growth in their clientele. In 1983 the pantry served 24 families and today they serve on average 100 families a month and this number continues to grow due to their country?s economics and several other factors. (i.e. rise in health care). Thru hard work and frugal management, the Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry has survived and grown. Their objective is to tailor a program that will feed and educate their clientele in proper diet, nutrition and how to best utilize the food supply that they distribute monthly. They are currently working with the county, town and numerous donors to move to larger quarters to satisfy the needs of a constantly enlarging population. The new facility, anticipated hiring of staff personnel and providing evening and Saturday hours will allow us to accommodate the needs of their current and future clientele. To cope with their ever changing clientele they must utilize outside sources and develop innovative plans to continue their efforts and to prepare for the future. They envision the proposed program(s) being sustained via grants, donations, fundraisers and other contributions. Today, the Churches of the Ministerium, the surrounding towns in the bayshore area, businesses, civic organizations, their neighbors and friends are donating their time, money and efforts to help us realize their goal.

Programs ? Pantry service ? Distribute food received from the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties as well as donated food. The pantry serves on an average 100 families per month in the greater northern Bayshore area which includes the communities of: Aberdeen, Cliffwood, Cliffwood Beach, Hazlet, Holmdel, Keyport, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, No. Middletown, Pt. Monmouth and Union Beach. Additional areas serviced with referrals from authorized agencies. ? Client referrals to state and/or private agencies for specific assistance. ? Prescreening of clients as well as non-clients for Food Stamps. ? Provide additional amenities via donations though limited (due to lack of space) of clothing, school supplies, toys, household items and children necessities such as high chairs, strollers, etc.

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Franklin Township Food Bank

13 Miles Away

60 Millstone Rd. PO Box 333
Somerset, NJ 08875
(732) 246-0009

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The FTFB, founded in 1975, was started by members of the Somerset Ministerium to meet the food needs of residents during the winter months. The agency has expanded its service to operate five days/week for 12 months of the year.

The main program provides free emergency food, including USDA Commodities, to eligible residents. A secondary program, Working Wardrobe, provides free job-appropriate clothing to area residents in search of employment. It also provides other kinds of clothing from donations it receives.

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Project Paul Inc

13 Miles Away

211 Carr Ave
Keansburg, NJ 07734
(732) 787-4887

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Over 45% of the individuals they help are children and over 60% of the parents they help are single mothers.

Food Pantry, Homelessness Prevention, Clothing and Educational Support

If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart.
-- Chris Evert

Food In Need Of Distribution, Inc.

18 Miles Away

New York, NY 10080
(760) 775-3663

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FIND (Food in Need of Distribution) Food bank, Inc. is dedicated to mobilizing the resources of their community through education and awareness to relieve hunger, the causes of hunger and the problems associated with hunger

Support for their programs comes from a variety of sources. Gifts from Individuals, Grants from Foundations, Workplace Giving Campaigns, and Corporate Sponsorship and Cause-Related Marketing are all sources from which they receive generous financial support. These funds used to carry out their mission of feeding hungry people in America.Program:Food DistributionBudget: $1,500,000Category: Human ServicesPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: Distributing food the over 100 partnering agencies serving the eastern Riverside County      

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Emmaus House, Inc.

18 Miles Away

PO Box 1177
New York, NY 10035
(212) 749-9404

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They help the homeless, jobless, drug/alcohol free who want to build a new life while still being concerned for those still on the streets. They provide housing and a full year of community living to transform residents to be able to return to outside work and independent housing.

They operate Emmaus House-Harlem at 160 W. 120th Street, Harlem, NY. Their building has room for fourteen men and women who make a year-long commitment to live by the house guidelines.

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.
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America Harvest Inc

18 Miles Away

919 Third Ave % Debevoise & Plimpton /Sapers
New York, NY 10022
(213) 280-0585

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Why should any nonprofit have to re-invent the wheel? Assisting nonprofits to use their resources wisely and to benefit their community in the best manner.

Training, educating, and assisting other nonprofits to best utilize their community resources to the maximum. Reducing the waste of good food while helping to feed those in need.

Man's many desires are like the small metal coins he carries around in his pocket. The more he has, the more they weigh him down.
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Yorkville Common Pantry

18 Miles Away

8 East 109th St
New York, NY 10029
(917) 720-9707

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The Yorkville Common Pantry (YCP) is dedicated to reducing hunger while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency. YCP champions the cause of the hungry through food pantry and meal distribution programs, nutrition education, basic hygiene services, homeless support, and related services. YCP’s community based programs focus on East Harlem and other underserved communities throughout New York City.

Yorkville Common Pantry operates a variety of programs to help reduce hunger while maintaining the dignity of the individual. They serve breakfast Monday through Friday mornings. After breakfast, people can take showers, do their laundry and see a case manager. Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings they serve dinner. On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays they distribute three days worth of groceries to approximately 1200 households.

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-- Sam Cawthorn

Child Development Support Corp

19 Miles Away

352-358 Classon Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 398-2050

Their mission is to provide a wide range of programs and services to empower individuals, families, women and youth by helping them to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for successful living in today?s society.

Childcare Resource and Referral Childcare Provider Training Preventive Services Emergency Food Pantry Head Start Program Universal Pre-kindergarten Enhanced Teen Program

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-- Mahatma Gandhi

Brooklyn Rescue Mission Inc

19 Miles Away

255 Bainbridge St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(718) 363-5255

The purpose of Brooklyn Rescue Mission Inc. is to service individuals and families in need of restoration, counseling, food, clothing and educational services.

A. To provide regular Gospel services to minister to the spiritual needs of all those who enter the mission. B. To provide food and clothing to neglected individuals. C. To provide Bible studies for the spiritual enrichment of those who have received Jesus Christ as their personal Savior. D. To provide Christian Counseling and guidance to those who have social, psychological and spiritual problems. F. To provide referrals to individuals regarding assistance with personal employment and educational needs. G. To provide referrals to individuals requiring assistance with substance abuse problems.

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Colel Chabad

19 Miles Away

806 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11213
(718) 774-5446

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Colel Chabad helps those who are too old or disabled to fend for themselves as well as individuals and families in crisis such as widows and orphans, new immigrants in transition and impoverished young couples seeking to establish a basic household

Colel Chabad currently maintains seventeen spotless soup kitchens in Israel and two in the former Soviet Union; providing over 3,000 hot, nourishing meals daily. They maintain two elegant wedding halls for poor young couples, children of indigent widows for who the financial challenge of getting married is insurmountable. They provide interest-free loan programs for new immigrants to begin a small business, poor brides requiring help with furnishings and widows with legitimate near-term needs. Colel Chabad alleviates the plight of young widows and orphans, many victims of terrorism in Israel. They distribute over $1 million in vouchers before the Jewish holidays to enable poor families to shop for necessities at regular stores in dignity. In the former Soviet Union, Colel Chabad provides senior clubs, hot lunches, educational programs and social gatherings to ease the loneliness and discomfort of the elderly in addition to programs for children and teens i.e. social clubs, summer camps, celebrations, leadership programs, a network of Jewish schools, and leadership programs.

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-- Robert Schuller