Volunteering


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, [...]

THE FOODBANK SHOWS SOME LOVE TO THEIR VOLUNTEERS


The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties gathered on February 18th to celebrate their volunteers at a Volunteer Appreciation Event held at Doolan’s Shore Club in Sea Girt.  Last year, the FoodBank volunteers logged close to 22,000 hours with stints in the sort room, garden, reception desk, agency relations, tax prep help, mobile pantry, videography, […]

Food For Thought


Food For Thought

September is Hunger Action Month, when we ask everyone in America to take action to fight hunger in their community, all month long. Hunger Action Month is your opportunity to join a movement that has a real and lasting impact on our effort to feed more Americans than ever before. Whether it’s by advocating and […]

Meet Elga, a FoodBank Volunteer


Meet Elga, a FoodBank Volunteer
I’ve been coming to the FoodBank since 2013. I have worked the sort room, mobile pantry, and I’ve jumped in where I can help with spreadsheets, data entry, and Thanksgiving meal packaging. I had watched a documentary on hunger issues within the US, particularly children, and I wanted to help. In the past, I made [...]

We Love our Volunteers | Volunteer Appreciation


We Love our Volunteers | Volunteer Appreciation
The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties held a Volunteer Valentine Appreciation Lunch on February 12th, 2015 at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake, NJ. A good time was had by all, with entertainment from Mr. D and Friends.  We celebrated Valentine’s Day because our volunteers are the heart of the FoodBank and this year they [...]

Volunteers Honored at Luncheon


Volunteers Honored at Luncheon

Did you know that FoodBank volunteers contribute more than 17,000 hours a year to help fight hunger? The FoodBank celebrated volunteerism at a Volunteer Luncheon held recently at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake Heights. Volunteers are the heart of the FoodBank. To all who give the gift of time, we offer our heartfelt thanks.