We are a food pantry that serves 14 towns between Mercer and Middlesex Counties. We serve almost 200 families (over 500 individuals) each month. There is a basic application and ordering is done online with a personal ID and pin number provided upon approval. Fresh produce is provided to each family unit picking up groceries. Distribution days are Wednesdays from 2:30-4pm and Thursdays from 6-7:30pm
This listing was last updated Mar 14, 2023
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Phone number is 609-799-9000 ext. 27. Produce is accepted Tuesdays between 9-5 and Wednesdays between 9-1. For larger donations, please call before coming. Please use The Pantry entrance located near the left side of the building toward the rear. There are double doors with The Pantry logo on them.
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