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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 this link:  http://newsdef.nbcnews.com/_news/2014/08/31/25754146-yes-chef-food-bank-teaches-recipe-for-success-to-unemployed?d=1 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 […]

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 […]

Need Help?


Need Help?

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.  

“Food Trucks and Firepits” event nets a donation of 22,000 meals


“Food Trucks and Firepits” event nets a donation of 22,000 meals

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 […]

USDA Recognizes Summer Food Service Program


USDA Recognizes Summer Food Service Program

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 […]

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to play atop of the Windmill Restaurant


Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes to play atop of the Windmill Restaurant

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 […]

A Taste Of New Jersey – Save the Date


A Taste Of New Jersey – Save the Date

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.

Panera Bread Supports the FoodBank


Panera Bread Supports the FoodBank

Local Panera Bread Bakery Cafes recently announced their new community donation partner – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  Through this newly formed partnership, the FoodBank will benefit from special programs in local Panera Bread Bakery Cafes such as Community Breadbox cash donations, Day-End Dough-Nation product donations and support for food bank programs. Community […]