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BJ’s Charitable Foundation Grant Benefits FoodBank Agencies


BJ’s Charitable Foundation Grant Provides Refrigeration and Freezer Units to Local FoodBank Agencies BJ’s Charitable Foundation provided a grant to The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties that enabled seven of the FoodBank’s agencies to receive new freezer and refrigeration units. BJ’s supported the importance of ensuring that perishable food remains safe as it travels […]

FoodBank Development Director Presented with ATHENA Award


FoodBank Development Director Presented with ATHENA Award

On November 7, 2014 the Greater Monmouth Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the prestigious ATHENA Award to Linda Keenan, Development Director at The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties. The ATHENA Award Program celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community. The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the […]

2014 Holiday Food Drop Off Sites


2014 Holiday Food Drop Off Sites
Click here for a list of drop off locations in Ocean and Monmouth Counties for holiday food donations. Most-Needed Food Items for the Holiday Season * Please, no glass containers. NON-PERISHABLE Ready-to-eat Canned Meals Canned Vegetables (low sodium preferred) Peanut Butter & Jelly Instant Potatoes Macaroni & Cheese Canned Juices & Sip-size Juices Canned and [...]

Feeding Families & Improving Lives for 30 Years: Video


Feeding Families & Improving Lives for 30 Years: Video
Founded in 1984, The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has been working to alleviate hunger and build food secure communities for 30 years. This past year, we provided more than 10 million meals through a network of over 300 feeding programs. FoodBank 30 years

23rd Annual Culinary Classic – Monday, September 22


23rd Annual Culinary Classic – Monday, September 22

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties will hold its 23rd Annual Culinary Classic tasting event on Monday, September 22, 2014 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Doolan’s Shore Club. Guests will enjoy selections from approximately 40 restaurants, along with fine wines, craft beers and specialty cocktails. All proceeds will benefit […]

NBC News: FoodBank Chef Teaches Recipe for Success


NBC News: FoodBank Chef Teaches Recipe for Success

To watch video, click here. By Ronnie Polidoro and Brian Walsh Theresa Fitzgerald stands in the classroom at the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in New Jersey and looks on as the students in the Culinary Job Skills Training class are lectured on different types of roux. A year ago, Fitzgerald sat in the […]

Register Your School for the 2014 Holiday Hunger Challenge


Register Your School for the 2014 Holiday Hunger Challenge

Join Students Across the State As They Help Feed Hungry People in New Jersey Visit www.studentschangehunger.org to register Holiday Hunger Challenge In 2007 The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties created the Holiday Hunger Challenge, challenging students and schools to raise food and awareness to combat the growing number of food insecure residents in Monmouth […]

Concert in memory of Bill Heine is set for August 27


Concert in memory of Bill Heine is set for August 27

Downtown Freehold adds performance to remember a good friend and benefit FoodBank FREEHOLD, NJ – On the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 27, the plaza in front of the Hall of Records will be filled with great music, good times and the family and friends of Bill Heine when the inaugural Hope for the Hungry Concert […]

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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.