If you need help with: SNAP (food stamps), health insurance, free tax prep or other resources, the FoodBank provides free, confidential, one-on-one assistance with these programs at outreach sites in the community.
By Lauren Wanko Correspondent Students at Hugh J. Boyd Junior Elementary summer school are chowing down on their free sandwich and snacks. “I like the sandwich part because it’s my favorite,” said 6-year-old Adrianna Toler. The Seaside Heights school participates in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program, which provides up to two meals a […]
The very popular “Food Trucks and Firepits” event, held May 17-18 at Laurita Winery in New Egypt, raised a $7,650 donation from the winery, enough to provide over 22,000 meals to needy residents. Laurita Winery co-owners Ray Shea and Randy Johnson commented, “We are pleased that our efforts are able to make such a significant […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture presented a certificate of appreciation to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in recognition of its outstanding Summer Food Service Program. Cherrie M. Walker, coordinator of the Summer Food Service Program for the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, presented the award. Summer can often be a Season of Hunger […]
One in seven Americans receive food stamps, but misconceptions abound. We ask Snap workers in Alabama and Texas about the challenges they face, and the most enduring myths Food stamps: who is eligible? Photograph: Eric Risberg/AP Children. Military families. Elderly people. Food stamp recipients are as varied as they come. The few things that these […]
by Chris Jordan, Asbury Park Press – We’re having a party — on top of the Windmill hot dog stand. Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will perform 3 p.m. Friday, May 23 on the roof of the iconic Windmill Restaurant in the West End section of Long Branch to kickoff the Windmill’s “10,000 Hot […]
Published in the Asbury Park Press- April 21, 2014 Story by Susanne Cervenka – Photo by Tom Spader ASBURY PARK — Kevin Oakley comes to the Boys & Girls Club to play pingpong and video games with his friends. For him, the sloppy joes are just a bonus. “They’re my favorite,” said the 15-year-old from […]
Temple Rodeph Torah will host A Taste of New Jersey – an evening of spectacular food for a great cause! Proceeds will benefit the FoodBank and Temple Rodeph Torah’s youth program. Reserve today! Call 732-308-0055.
Visit our gala website for the latest information, to purchase sponsorships and tickets and to view auction items. The FoodBank will honor outstanding community members for their contributions in the fight against hunger at the Annual Humanitarian Gala on Saturday, April 26 at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club, Farmingdale. 2014 Honorees Tom Donovan, President […]