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THE B.E.A.T. CENTER CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

May 15, 2017

Over the past year, THE B.E.A.T. CENTER has provided more than $5 million in support to local families in need Toms River, NJ (May, 2017) – The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Peoples Pantry (INSPIRE NJ) and Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation celebrates the one year anniversary of The B.E.A.T. Center (Bringing Everyone All […]

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NBC 4 NEW YORK, TELEMUNDO 47 AND STOP & SHOP TEAM UP TO RESTOCK THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES AND OTHER LOCAL FOOD BANKS, COLLECT MORE THAN 900,000 MEALS FOR TRI-STATE FAMILIES

April 17, 2017
Over 120 tons of non-perishable goods collected for seven local food banks, enough to fill three tractor trailers NEW YORK, NY – April, 2017– More than 900,000 meals were collected during NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47’s Feeding Our Families / Alimentando a Nuestras Familias first-ever Tri-State food drive, in partnership with Stop & Shop [...]
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Food for Thought – Spring 2017

March 28, 2017
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren is not Uncommon in our Community – How the FoodBank can Help Meet Mr. Dixon, a grandparent who currently has custody of his twin granddaughters. According to the latest Hunger Study, he represents 22% of adults in Monmouth and Ocean Counties who are raising their grandchildren. Mr. Dixon was on disability but [...]
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES JOINS NBC 4 NEW YORK, TELEMUNDO 47, STOP & SHOP AND TRI-STATE FOOD BANKS TO HOST REGION-WIDE FOOD DRIVE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 8

March 15, 2017
The FoodBank to aid in non-perishable collection at 199 local Stop & Shop locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut NBC 4 and Telemundo 47 news personalities to visit collection locations, support donation efforts and encourage local volunteerism NEW YORK – March 7, 2017 – Coming together to feed local families, replenish non-perishable supplies [...]
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THE JERSEY SHORE CHEFS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES WINTERFEST 2017 INCLUDING STUDENT CHEF HORS D’OEUVRES COMPETITION

March 7, 2017

WHAT: WINTERFEST 2017 EVENT WHERE: Crystal Point Yacht Club, 3900 River Road, Point Pleasant NJ WHEN: Sunday, March 12th at 3:30 PM WHO: The American Culinary Federation, Jersey Shore Chefs Association, www.jerseyshorechefs.com  Point Pleasant, NJ – The best Chefs in New Jersey will gather to produce a Tasting Menu from various world cuisines in honor […]

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FOODBANK CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

February 28, 2017

February 23, 2017 – Volunteers of the FoodBank put in 26,616 hours of service last year, and their efforts were celebrated at an annual appreciation luncheon held at Doolan’s Shore Club in Spring Lake.  The volunteers were treated to a buffet lunch complete with entertainment from Mr. D. and Friends. “I find it so rewarding […]

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Students Change Hunger 2016 Results

January 30, 2017

Congratulations to Howell Middle School South for their award-winning performance – winners of the top prize – The Heavyweight Champion Award! In the 10 years of Students Change Hunger, The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties has never seen a school bring in as many pounds as Howell Middle School South did this year. Their […]

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THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES WANTS TO MAKE SURE YOU CLAIM YOUR EARNED INCOME TAX CREDITS THIS YEAR AND WILL PREPARE YOUR TAX RETURN FOR FREE

January 19, 2017

If you earn less than $54,000 you may qualify for a refund of up to $8,529   Neptune, NJ, January 20, 2017– The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties wants to alert workers to a special tax credit that can put money directly in their pockets.  “Earned Imcome Tax Credits (EITC) is a tax benefit […]

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Food for Thought – Winter 2016

December 13, 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 […]

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Grants That Made a Difference in 2016

December 12, 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 […]

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