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Free Tax Preparation Store Opens at the Monmouth Mall


Free Tax Preparation Store Opens at the Monmouth Mall

  Free Tax Preparation Store Opens at the Monmouth Mall February 2, 2016 for Qualified Families Staffed by IRS-trained Volunteers February 2, 2016 – Neptune, NJ – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties announced a new Free Tax Preparation Store open from February 2nd through tax season at the Monmouth Mall (next to Boscov’s […]

Carlos Rodriguez, FoodBank Executive Director participated in a White House Panel on Child Hunger and the impact of SNAP on Children in America


On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, the Obama administration convened a conference entitled “A White House Conversation on Child Hunger in America.” The event, which was live streamed, started off with remarks by White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. They were followed by two panel discussions discussing hunger and the […]

Wegmans Ocean, The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, and The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County Work Together to Provide 250 Local Families with Holiday Meals


Wegmans Ocean, The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, and The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County Work Together to Provide 250 Local Families with Holiday Meals Neptune, December 23, 2015. Children in the Kids Café program receive a hot meal every day during their after-school programs. But when they are closed, particularly over […]

Food For Thought – Winter 2015


Food For Thought – Winter 2015

CHILDHOOD HUNGER DAY This year, 125 children from 6 elementary school classes, representing school districts in both Monmouth & Ocean counties, participated in the Childhood Hunger Day Forum at the FoodBank on October 16th. The event was organized by the American Culinary Federation Jersey Shore Chefs Association. For the past 20 years, the chefs of […]

Holiday Ornaments Now Available


Holiday Ornaments Now Available

Show your appreciation for colleagues, clients, friends and family by making one simple donation expressing your support for alleviating hunger and helping area families in need. No shopping, no malls, no catalogs, no difficult choices. Order our 2015 holiday ornament for $15 each and we will send the ornaments wherever you’d like. It’s that simple. […]

New Drop-off Locations Announced for Non-Perishable Food Donations throughout the Holiday Season in Monmouth and Ocean Counties


New Drop-off Locations Announced for Non-Perishable Food Donations throughout the Holiday Season in Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Many local businesses are joining the FoodBank in helping to collect needed food donations throughout the holiday season until December 31st. These drop-off points allow the FoodBank to organize convenient pick-ups and deliveries to agency partner feeding programs in time for holiday meals. Please visit the drop-off centers closest to you, or feel free to […]

Surplus Crops Stock Local Food Pantries | Video | NJTV News


Farmers Against Hunger, a program of the New Jersey Agricultural Society, coordinates gleanings with about 20 participating farms in the state. The produce goes to 70 different community organizations, and those organizations distribute to about 7,500 people weekly during the harvest season. Continue reading →

Childhood Hunger Day Forum At Foodbank


Childhood Hunger Day Forum At Foodbank

Jersey Shore Chefs Association hosts Child Nutrition day at the FoodBank for Childhood Hunger Day For the past 20 years, the chefs of the Jersey Shore have held an educational forum, for local kids to learn more about obesity, childhood hunger and nutrition. The event on October 16th, Childhood Hunger Day, was held at the […]