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Food for Thought – Spring 2017


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is not Uncommon in our Community – How the FoodBank can Help Meet Mr. Dixon, a grandparent who currently has custody of his twin granddaughters. According to the latest Hunger Study, he represents 22% of adults in Monmouth and Ocean Counties who are raising their grandchildren. Mr. Dixon was on disability but [...]

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES JOINS NBC 4 NEW YORK, TELEMUNDO 47, STOP & SHOP AND TRI-STATE FOOD BANKS TO HOST REGION-WIDE FOOD DRIVE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8


The FoodBank to aid in non-perishable collection at 199 local Stop & Shop locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut NBC 4 and Telemundo 47 news personalities to visit collection locations, support donation efforts and encourage local volunteerism NEW YORK – March 7, 2017 – Coming together to feed local families, replenish non-perishable supplies [...]

FOODBANK CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL APPRECIATION LUNCHEON


February 23, 2017 – Volunteers of the FoodBank put in 26,616 hours of service last year, and their efforts were celebrated at an annual appreciation luncheon held at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake.  The volunteers were treated to a buffet lunch complete with entertainment from Mr. D. and Friends. “I find it so rewarding […]

Students Change Hunger 2016 Results


Congratulations to Howell Middle School South for their award-winning performance – winners of the top prize – The Heavyweight Champion Award! In the 10 years of Students Change Hunger, The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties has never seen a school bring in as many pounds as Howell Middle School South did this year. Their […]

Food for Thought – Winter 2016


Your Support of the FoodBank Mobile Pantry Makes the Difference When you support the Mobile Pantry, you are supporting many of the most vulnerable populations in our community, including seniors, children and veterans who are food insecure. Thank you for your donations to Mobile Pantry and to the volunteers who help us set up and […]

Grants That Made a Difference in 2016


Last year, the FoodBank received more than $2.7 million in grants from Feeding America’s national corporate donors, as well as community funders in our area. One of this year’s grants was a Feeding America/Walmart capacity grant that allowed pantries like Greater Tuckerton (pictured here) to receive new refrigeration units. “Grant funding allows us to help […]

McDonald’s Donates 500 Turkeys to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties


McDonald’s Donates 500 Turkeys to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Local McDonald’s Owner/Operators hand-delivered turkeys to The FoodBank’s Neptune Facility Neptune, NJ – November 16, 2016 – McDonald’s restaurant Owner/Operators gathered today at The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties to donate 500 turkeys to those in need this holiday season. The event benefits local residents who face job losses, low income and higher costs 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 2016 holiday ornament for $15 each and we will send the ornaments wherever you’d like. It’s that simple. […]