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What Does It Take To Prepare 3,000 Meals?


What Does It Take To Prepare 3,000 Meals?

  Over 3,000 lbs. of turkey 1,500 lbs. of potatoes 1,200 lbs. of sweet potatoes (harvested by OCVTS students) 850 lbs. of stuffing 450 lbs. of green beans 90 gallons of gravy 1,000 holiday pies This past November, students and staff at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School’s Brick Center took on the unprecedented task […]

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 […]

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

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 […]