Address:60 Millstone RdSomerset, NJ 08873Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:150 Pittstown RdPittstown, NJ 08867Map & Directions
Services: Their mission is to help those in need through a volunteer effort of planting, picking, and delivering fresh produce via a unique model that: heightens awareness of socio-economic issues, highlights the importance of local farms, and inspires volunteers across many generations and skill sets.
A few years after Chip started the garden program, he was
offered access to additional acreage. Most of this new available land was at PVO, where broccoli, cabbage, and
cauliflower were planted – both spring and fall planting in some years. Other land was offered by friends in
the area. One offered an acre
behind their house to grow potatoes, which became yet another Bethlehem
Presbyterian Church mission project. Other friends freed up an acre at their home specifically for corn, and
a local buffalo farm offered a small piece to grow melons.
In addition to the garden programs, this additional acreage
dedicated for planting totaled 7 acres in 2009. Of that acreage, just shy of 40,000 pounds of food was
produced and donated to feeding agencies all over the state of New Jersey. That’s about 120,000 servings of
delicious healthy produce, right off the farm.
These planting programs are so successful thanks mostly to
the generosity of landowners and farmers who love seeing a portion of their
property at work for the greater good. Secondly, the programs are successful due to the generosity of time of
their nearly 1,000 dedicated volunteers who are happy to help plant and harvest
the produce that comes off this land.
Address:10 E Front StKeyport, NJ 07735Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:215 Appletree DrLevittown, PA 19055Map & Directions
Services: Offers community recreation and education programs for adults, emergency food and financial assistance, Christian worship services, and latchkey programs for youth.
Address:100 Levittown PkwyLevittown, PA 19054Map & Directions
Services: Provides the following programs and services: - Food cupboard;
- Diaper bank;
- Pregnancy education;
- Counseling services
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Address:840 Trenton RdFairless Hills, PA 19030Map & Directions
Services: Distributes food products to people low income people in Bucks County who are in emergency situations.
Address:39 Throckmorton StFreehold, NJ 07728Map & Directions
Services: 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.
Address:211 Carr AveKeansburg, NJ 07734Map & Directions
Services: 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
Address:1030 2nd St PikeSouthampton, PA 18966Map & Directions
Services: Distributes food products to people low-income people in Bucks County who are in emergency situations.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Address:640 Race StBristol, PA 19007Map & Directions
Services: Acquires food products through donations, canned food drives, and food banks then distributes these products to people who are in emergency situations.