A nonprofit, faith based organization consisting of a network of 26 food pantries strategically placed throughout Ocean County since 1980. People who are in desperate need of emergency food assistance are greeted with compassion by our over 300 volunteers and supplied with emergency food packages.
12% of residents in Ocean County live in households with incomes below 100% of the federal poverty line. We feed 6,000-7,000 per month, approximately 50% are children. Local hunger is solvable. You are the solution.
The foodbank accepts all non-perishable food donations, but especially need these nutritious items:
-Tuna and canned meat
-Meals in a can (stew, chili, soup)
-Peanut butter and jelly
-Single serving boxes
*Please avoid donating items packed in glass and expired items
All food donations, feeding and services are provided for FREE