Events


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 […]

Congratulations Graduates of the 42nd Culinary Training Program!


Congratulations Graduates of the 42nd Culinary Training Program!

It was a tough winter for the culinary class, with challenges getting to and from the FoodBank during bad weather, but these three outstanding candidates, Joan Gaspar, Sandy Pensis, and Myolcie Pierre, made it to the end and successfully completed the 13-week Culinary Skills Training Program, as well as received ServSafe Food Protection Manager and […]

2015 FoodBank Humanitarian GALA “Boots and Bling”


2015 FoodBank Humanitarian GALA “Boots and Bling”

This year’s Humanitarian Gala was held at the MAC at Monmouth University on Friday, April 24th, 2015 and attended by nearly 350 people. It was a fabulous fundraiser that included a live acoustic performance by country star John Rich, all in support of our mission to alleviate hunger and build food secure communities in Monmouth […]

2015 Humanitarian Gala


2015 Humanitarian Gala
This year's Humanitarian Gala will be held at the MAC at Monmouth University on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 6pm. Join us for dinner, dancing, an auction, giveaways and more, all in support of our mission. We are very excited to announce that this year we will have a special guest performance by country music [...]

FREE Tax Preparation Kicks Off January 30th


FREE Tax Preparation Kicks Off January 30th

  Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day is January 30, 2015 FREE Tax Preparation available for all eligible households Neptune, NJ.   The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties will provide free tax preparation for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), following a press event held in the Mall Auditorium of the Monmouth Mall at 11am, […]

Students Change Hunger 2014 Winners


Students Change Hunger 2014 Winners

  Congratulations to the 2014 Holiday Hunger Challenge Award Winners! Thank you to all of the participating schools, the many great sponsors and everyone who donated. Pounds Per Student Award Alpha High School 1,396 lbs of food / $2,601 pounds for dollars = 83.4 pounds per student   Heavyweight Champion Award In recognition of the […]

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 […]