Events


Food For Thought – Spring 2016


Food For Thought – Spring 2016

The B.E.A.T. Center (Bringing Everyone All Together) A year ago, we announced a new partnership which joined the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation, Peoples Pantry and The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties under one roof. We are pleased to announce that The B.E.A.T. Center will open in April 2016. The B.E.A.T. Center (Bringing Everyone […]

THE 2016 FOODBANK HUMANITARIAN GALA A Magical Night under the Stars – Making Hunger Disappear raises funds to support 1 Million Meals


Neptune, NJ. The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties’ Humanitarian Gala, was held at the Navesink Country Club on Friday, March 11, 2016, and featured music from Motor City Revue. The outstanding humanitarians this year, who exhibited extraordinary loyalty and commitment toward helping those in need, were honored for their contributions to the community. The [...]

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES SUPPPORT FOODBANK DURING STINT AT THE STONE PONY


Neptune, NJ –(February 22, 2016) – Southside Johnny continues to support The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties by generating awareness about hunger and raising funds during his Stone Pony two-night soul concert at The Stone Pony on February 26 and 27. FoodBank representatives will be on site to collect monetary donations during the concert [...]

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 [...]