Barnegat, NJ
Food Pantries

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

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Barnegat , NJ 8005

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Ocean County Hunger Relief Inc

14 Miles Away

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

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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Friends Of Northern Uganda Inc

32 Miles Away

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

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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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Freehold Area Open Door, Inc.

35 Miles Away

39 Throckmorton Street
Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 780-1089

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Open Door seeks to aid all the greater Freehold Area residents in need and to encourage them to become self-sufficient. 

Open Door currently provides an emergency food supply once per month to an average of 400 households in the Freehold Area. Bread and produce are available daily. Clients qualify based on income or participation in government assistance programs. Their After School Program provides homework assistance to 3rd, 4th & 5th graders in local schools. They offer scholarships for participants in this program as they graduate from high school. An advocacy and emergency fund program assists with problems of evictions, utility shut-offs and medication needs. They work with other agencies in the area to secure needed services for their clients. Open Door is a service unit of the Salvation Army and an intake agency for NJ Shares energy assistance program. A free hot lunch program was added June 2, 2003 for all members of the community.Program:Food PantryBudget: $150,000Category: Food, Agriculture & NutritionPopulation Served: Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General Program Description: The Food Pantry distributes non-perishable food providing 3-5 days worth of meals per person per household once per month.  Bread and produce are distributed daily.

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Helping Others Resources, Inc.

45 Miles Away

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

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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

45 Miles Away

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

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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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Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Inc.

47 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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Project Paul Inc

48 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

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