News & Press Releases


Food for Thought – Winter 2016


Your Support of the FoodBank Mobile Pantry Makes the Difference When you support the Mobile Pantry, you are supporting many of the most vulnerable populations in our community, including seniors, children and veterans who are food insecure. Thank you for your donations to Mobile Pantry and to the volunteers who help us set up and […]

Grants That Made a Difference in 2016


Last year, the FoodBank received more than $2.7 million in grants from Feeding America’s national corporate donors, as well as community funders in our area. One of this year’s grants was a Feeding America/Walmart capacity grant that allowed pantries like Greater Tuckerton (pictured here) to receive new refrigeration units. “Grant funding allows us to help […]

McDonald’s Donates 500 Turkeys to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties


McDonald’s Donates 500 Turkeys to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties

Local McDonald’s Owner/Operators hand-delivered turkeys to The FoodBank’s Neptune Facility Neptune, NJ – November 16, 2016 – McDonald’s restaurant Owner/Operators gathered today at The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties to donate 500 turkeys to those in need this holiday season. The event benefits local residents who face job losses, low income and higher costs 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 2016 holiday ornament for $15 each and we will send the ornaments wherever you’d like. It’s that simple. […]

The American Culinary Federation Jersey Shore Chefs Association is proud to announce the 2016 Childhood Hunger Day Forum. The Forum will take place on Friday October 14th at the FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties, starting at 9am.


Since 1995, chefs throughout the nation have held events bringing awareness to the problems of childhood hunger.  October 16th, as World Hunger Day, was adopted as Childhood Hunger Day by the professional culinarians of the American Culinary Federation, the nation’s largest organization for chefs and cooks.  The ACF Chef & Child Foundation is the philanthropic […]

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 [...]