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Mercer County, New Jersey Food Pantries

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Hamilton Township

Faith Baptist Church Food Pantry

Site: 2111 Kuser Rd., Hamilton Twp, NJ 08690

Phone: (609) 585-9186

Hours: Pantry distributes food on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9am-1pm. Call for appt.

Hightstown

 

Rise (formerly Community Action Service Center, Inc.)

Site: 116 North Main St., Hightstown, NJ 08550

Mailing address: PO Box 88, 116 Main St., Hightstown

Phone: (609) 443-4464

Website: rise-community-services.org

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Contact: Lydia Santoni-Williams

This site provides families and individuals with a food pantry, emergency shelter assistance, help finding a job, finding affordable childcare, summer program for children and domestic violence prevention for adults and youths. 

Food Needs: non-perishable foods, rice, beans, soups, cereal, cartons of milk, Similac, baby foods. 

Volunteer Needs: office help; food pantry, thrift store, food pick-up (holiday time)

Volunteer Requirements: 18 years and older

Special Needs: funding for all programs, food donations and holiday gifts.

 

Lawrenceville

LAWRENCE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICE CENTER

Site: 295 Eggerts Crossing Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-883-3379
Email: lnsc295@aol.com
Website: www.Insc.nj3.com
Contact: Carlos Hendricks
This site provides a pantry, clothing, social services, a summer camp, and an after school program.
Food Needs: canned food
Volunteer Needs: teacher assistant, helpers for after school program, food sorters, packers
Special Needs: funding, diapers

Trenton

CRISIS MINISTRY OF PRINCETON AND TRENTON

Site 1: 123 E. Hanover Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
Site 2: 61 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
Mail: 123 E. Hanover Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: 609-396-9355 x26
Email: marciam@thecrisisministry.org
Website: www.thecrisisministry.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-12pm, closed 1st week; See calendar on website.
Contact: Director of Food Service, Mark Smith
This site provides groceries to low income people.
Food Needs: low fructose/low salt non-perishable items, fresh & frozen food
Volunteer Needs: individuals to stock shelves, make home food deliveries, and work at the center one Sat per month
Volunteer Requirements: volunteers under age 14 must be accompanied by adult (Contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Elizabeth Ferguson at cmvolunteer@gmail.com or 609-396-9355 x24.)
Special Needs: funding, food, and volunteers to help on projects as well as for weekly jobs

EAST TRENTON CENTER

Site: 601 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08638
Phone: 609-393-8009
Email: lleonard@habitatnj.org
Hours: Pantry - Mon, Tues, Wed: 10am-1pm
Narcotics Anonymous Program: every Fri night
Contact: Liz Leonard
This site provides a food pantry, clothing distribution when available, an after school learning lab, a Narcotics Anonymous Program and a winter homeless overflow program.
Food Needs: canned food, juice
Special Needs: a small van to pick up food & carry it to a homeless feeding site, diapers & wipes

JERUSALEM BAPTIST CHURCH

Site: 150 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08609
Mail: P.O. Box 3833, Trenton, NJ 08629-0833
Phone: 609-631-0355
Email: csampson11@verizon.net
Hours: 1st Sat of months with 4 Saturdays; 3rd Sat of months with 5 Saturdays: 11am-1pm
Contact: Clara Sampson
This site provides a monthly meal program for the community, free clothing and Thanksgiving baskets.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Special Needs: monetary donations to purchase, clothing

MOUNT CARMEL GUILD EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Site: 73 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08609
Mail: Same
Phone: 609-392-3402
Email: slmaggiomcg@aol.com

Website: www.mcgtrenton.org

Hours: Monday-Friday with exception of Tuesday afternoon and 2nd Thursday of month
Contact: Sister Loretta Maggio
Food Needs: peanut butter, canned fruit, soups, canned tuna and salmon

Volunteers: grant writing, computer assistance to update website, answer phones, data entry, run food drives or drives for personal grooming items; volunteers must be 18 + years old and work independently; some heavy lifting may be involved. 

Special Needs: funding to assist with expansion of facility to better assist needs of clients.

 

RESCUE MISSION OF TRENTON

Site: 98 Carroll Street, Trenton, NJ 08609
Mailing address: P.O. Box 790, Trenton, NJ 08605
Phone: 609-695-1436
Email: See website.
Website: www.rescuemissionoftrenton.org
Hours: Shelter - 365 days per year: 4pm-8am
Soup Kitchen - Sun: 11am-12pm; 5th Sat of each month: 11am-12pm
Contact: Joyce Williams
This site provides an emergency shelter, food and clothing to homeless individuals.
Food Needs: perishable and non-perishable food
Volunteer Needs: workers to secure hygiene items for the homeless
Special Needs: funding for agency operation

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 575 E. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08601
Mail: P.O. Box 60, Trenton, NJ 08601
Phone: 609-599-9373
Hours: Office and Day Center - Mon-Fri: 8am-4pm
Contact: Captain John Ferreira
This site provides a day center for the homeless, a children's program, and Christmas baskets.
Food Needs: large containers of ground coffee, sugar, & cream for day center, peanut butter, jelly, and snacks for the children’s program, and non-perishables for the Christmas baskets.
Volunteer Needs: help with youth programs
Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older
Special Needs: funding

TRENTON AREA SOUP KITCHEN (TASK)

Site: 72 1/2 Escher Street, Trenton, NJ 08605
Mail: P.O. Box 872, Trenton, NJ 08605
Phone: 609-695-5456
Website: www.trentonsoupkitchen.org
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 9am-5pm; Fri: 9am-1pm
Contact: Dennis C. Micai
This site provides a soup kitchen, clothing, social services, and adult education.
Food Needs: everything
Volunteer Needs: people to work on the serving line and to do pantry support
Volunteer Requirements: age 13 or over

TRINITY CATHEDRAL FOOD PANTRY

Site: 801 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08618
Phone: 609-392-3805
Website: www.TrinityCathedralNJ.org
Hours: Pantry - every other Sat: 9-10am
Contact: Patrice D'Angelo
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: individuals to sort, pack, & shelve food, clean, and pick up food from the food bank
Volunteer Requirements: ready & willing to work
Special Needs: funding, storage

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