Nutrition Archives | Fulfill NJ

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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The FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties received $75,000 from Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop

August 4, 2016

Grant to help fight child hunger and support Backpack/Pediatric Pantry programs The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties recently received a $75,000 grant from Our Family Foundation by Stop & Shop as part of their new three-year Fighting Child Hunger initiative to increase access to healthy, nutritious food for children in need of healthier diets. […]

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New Grant to Bring Healthy Food to Children in Need

March 8, 2016

The FoodBank has received a $225,000 three year grant from Our Family Foundation, the charitable arm of Stop & Shop New York Metro, to reduce child hunger in our region by improving access to nutritional food for low-income families with children. This new program, titled Healthy Nutrition for Kids, will entail the following activities:   […]

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FoodBank Provides Healthy Summer Meals to Help Children Grow

July 14, 2014

By Lauren Wanko Correspondent Students at Hugh J. Boyd Junior Elementary summer school are chowing down on their free sandwich and snacks. “I like the sandwich part because it’s my favorite,” said 6-year-old Adrianna Toler. The Seaside Heights school participates in the federally funded Summer Food Service Program, which provides up to two meals a […]

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USDA Recognizes Summer Food Service Program

June 4, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture presented a certificate of appreciation to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in recognition of its outstanding Summer Food Service Program. Cherrie M. Walker, coordinator of the Summer Food Service Program for the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, presented the award. Summer can often be a Season of Hunger […]

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