News & Press Releases


Food for Thought – Fall 2016


Food for Thought – Fall 2016
Together, We Can Feed Families in Need September is Hunger Action Month – a time when the Feeding America network of Food Banks brings awareness to the issue of hunger in America and in our own towns. This year our focus is on hungry families, a need that continues to grow especially during the Holiday [...]

NEW JERSEY FOOD BANKS JOIN TOGETHER FOR A DAY OF ADVOCACY in TRENTON for HUNGER ACTION MONTH


The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Community FoodBank  of New Jersey and FoodBank of South Jersey came together to meet with legislators and discuss the issue of hunger in New Jersey. In New Jersey, over 1.1. million people are food insecure, meaning they are without reliable access to enough nutritious food they can afford [...]

THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES ASKS OUR COMMUNITY TO TAKE ACTION TO END HUNGER


Feeding America Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month This September, The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, a member of the Feeding America® nationwide network of food banks, observes Hunger Action Month™ – a nationwide initiative designed to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger during the month […]

THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES to HOST A SPECIAL HUNGER ACTION FAMILY DAY to kick off National Hunger Action Month on September 1, 2016


Help needed to assemble 400 healthy Kids “snack packs” for start of School  The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties will host a special HUNGER ACTION FAMILY DAY of service and fun on Thursday, September 1st during an OPEN HOUSE from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon.   Activities will include: kids’ crafts, carnival games, family tours, [...]

Summer Fun and Summer Funds


Summer is off to a great start! Feeding America and our community partners are really stepping up to help us provide meals and services to families in need. We’d like to extend our sincere thanks to: The Mary Owen Borden Foundation for a $10,000 grant to help us provide after school meals at two Monmouth […]

THE B.E.A.T. CENTER OPENS FOR BUSINESS


“The B.E.A.T. Center is the beginning of something great.” – Jon Bon Jovi Three non-profit partners today open the doors of The B.E.A.T. Center, a unique food and resource hub that will change lives in Ocean County, NJ “Whether you need access to a food pantry, want to learn about health care benefits or social [...]

Brielle Elementary Wins Share of 2015 Governor’s Cup Students Share Top Honors in Statewide Food Drive


BRIELLE - The Governor's Cup was presented to Brielle Elementary School on Friday, April 29th by local businessman Joe Leone, and Carlos Rodriguez, Executive Director of the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  Led by teacher Matt Fallon, Brielle Elementary participated in Students Change Hunger, a statewide initiative that challenged schools from Pre-K through college [...]

News Release: the 2016 Summer Food Service Program


The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties will be participating in the 2016 Summer Food Service Program from June 20, 2016 to August 26, 2016.  The Summer Food Service Program is a federal program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Services.  All children 18 years of age and under who […]

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 […]