How You Can Help

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

There are thousands of hungry families in both Ocean County.

Money Donation Facts and Information:

  • All Donations are Tax Deductable
  • $25 feeds a child for a month
  • $100 feeds a family for a month
  • $5,000+ corporate sponsors will be listed on OCHR website & letterhead

BECOME A VOLUNTEER!

Volunteers are the foundation of Ocean County Hunger Relief. From conducting a food drive, picking up, delivering, sorting, and distributing food, placing food requests, data entry, maintenance, etc. 

If interested please call the administrative office at 732-505-HELP for further information.

DONATE FOOD, CLOTHES, FURNITURE & MORE!

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
-Cereal
-Canned vegetables
-Canned fruit
-Single serving boxes
*Please avoid donating items packed in glass and expired items
All food donations, feeding and services are provided for FREE


We accept all non-perishable items, but please
check the expiration date we do not give out expired food.

Special Needs:

  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Can Openers
  • Laundry detergent
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic utensils
  • Garbage bags
  • Etc.

Baby Items:

  • Diapers ALL sizes
  • Baby formula
  • Wipes
  • Baby food
  • Etc.

Clothing:
Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s clothing & shoes (in all seasons) in good condition.

Furniture:
Ocean County Hunger Relief accepts furniture in pristine condition

Items that we are “looking” for:

  • Bedroom sets
  • Dining room sets
  • Sofas/ Sofa beds
  • Working appliances
  • Kitchen sets
  • Coffee/ End tables
  • Flat screen TV’s (Only)
  • Youth beds
  • Bunk-beds

If interested please call the administrative office at 732-505-HELP for further information.

DONATE MONEY, MERCHANDISE, FOOD or VOLUNTEER. We need your help