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

November 17, 2016

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 […]

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Holiday Ornaments Now Available

November 15, 2016

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. […]

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BOBBY BANDIERA & FRIENDS ANNOUNCE HOPE CONCERT 9 FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23 AT THE HISTORIC COUNT BASIE THEATRE

October 19, 2016

BENEFITING THE FOODBANK OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES and LATINO OUTREACH PROGRAMS at TWO RIVER THEATER (RED BANK, NJ) Bobby Bandiera & Friends return to the Count Basie Theatre on Friday, December 23, 2016 for HOPE CONCERT 9, slated this year to benefit The Foodbank Of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and the Latino outreach programs […]

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Temple Rodeph Torah Donates More Than 8,000 Meals to The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties During Annual Yom Kippur Food Drive

October 18, 2016

Every year, Temple Rodeph Torah conducts a food drive at Marlboro High School during Yom Kippur, and this year they collected more than 9500 pounds of food, which is equivalent to more than 8,000 meals for neighbors in need. Temple Rodeph Torah’s annual Yom Kippur food drive at Marlboro High School is one of our […]

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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.

October 4, 2016

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 […]

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Food for Thought – Fall 2016

September 21, 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 [...]
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NEW JERSEY FOOD BANKS JOIN TOGETHER FOR A DAY OF ADVOCACY in TRENTON for HUNGER ACTION MONTH

September 19, 2016
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 [...]
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