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Ocean County, New Jersey Food Pantries

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Bayville

POTTER’S PANTRY AT CEDAR CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH

Site: 370 Nixon Avenue, Bayville, NJ 08721
Phone: 732-269-6204
Email: Potterspantry1@aol.com
Contact: April Ferrante-Church or Cindy Hickey
This site is open once a week to provide food and the church goes once a month to feed the homeless in Lakewood and Toms River. The congregation also collects blankets, gloves, hats, other winter clothing, and Christmas toys.
Food Needs: perishables and non-perishables
Special Needs: Christmas toys, blankets, gloves, hats, other winter clothing, funds for food and other needs

Beachwood

SAINT PAUL’S LUTHERAN CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 130 Cable Avenue, Beachwood, NJ 08722
Phone: 732-349-0871
Email: office@stpaul-lutheranchurch.com
Hours: Mon-Fri (Call for pantry hours.)
Contact: Pam Donovan
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

Brick

CARE & SHARE PANTRY

Site: 236 Brick Blvd., Brick, NJ 08723
Phone: 732-451-0777
Hours: Pantry – Tues, Weds, Thurs: 10am-3pm
Office – Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm
Contact: Pam Cappibianco or Michael Sorce
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

OSBORNVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH

Site: 366 Drumpoint Road, Brick, NJ 08723
Mail: P.O. Box 4096, Brick, NJ 08723
Phone: 732-477-0324
Hours: Office - Mon-Fri: 9am-12pm
Pantry – Call for appointment.
Contact: Jim Wilson
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

SAINT PAULS EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY

Site: 714 Herbertsville Road, Brick, NJ 08724
Phone: 732-458-2080
Email: office@stpaulsbrick.org
Website: www.stpaulsbrick.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Contact: Director of food pantry
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

SAINT THOMAS LUTHERAN CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 135 Salmon Street, Brick, NJ 08723
Phone: 732-477-5533
Email: office@stthomasbrick.org
Website: www.stthomasbrick.org
Hours: Mon, Thurs: 10am-1pm; Wed: 6-7:30
Contact: Pat Leemann
This site provides a pantry and clothing when available.
Food Needs: all non-perishables and occasional perishables (Contact site.)
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: funding, winter clothing

Forked River

LACEY FOOD BANK

Site: 102 Station Drive, Forked River, NJ 08731
Mail: 818 West Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone: 609-242-2848
Email: laceyfoodbank@aol.org
Website: www.laceyfoodbank.org
Contact: Guy Burnett, Chairman
This site provides food to Lacey residents; aside from emergency situations, food distribution is only once a month.
Food Needs: non-perishable and frozen food
Volunteer Needs: See website.
Special Needs: See website.

LACEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 203 West Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731
Mail: P.O. Box 151, Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone: 609-693-5222
Email: laceyumc@verizon.net
Website: www.gdgm-umc.org/laceyumc
Hours: Mon-Fri
Contact: Rose and Howard Furbeck
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Special Needs: shelves

Jackson

JACKSON BAPTIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 360 Bennets Mill Road, Jackson, NJ 08527
Phone: 732-928-0080
Hours: Mon-Fri by appointment through Ocean County Hunger Relief at 732-505-4357
Contact: Pat Hulse
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

JACKSON FOOD PANTRY

Site: 10 Don Connor Blvd, Jackson, NJ 08527
Mail: P.O. Box 1042, Jackson, NJ 08527
Phone: 732-833-6800
Website: www.jacksonfoodpantry.com
Hours: 4th Thurs of each month (except holidays) from 5pm-7pm;

and night before on Wednesday from 5-6:30pm for SENIORS ONLY.
Contact: Donna Sauers: Director@jacksonfoodpantry.com
This site provides a food pantry for Jackson residents only.
Food Needs: non-perishables, detergent, personal care items
Volunteer Needs: volunteers to stock pantry, conduct food drives and fundraise
Volunteer Requirements: age 14 and over, some heavy lifting for adults in some jobs

Lakewood

BETH AM SHALOM

Site: 400 Carey Street & Madison, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone: 732-363-2800
Website: www.BETHAMSHALOM.ORG
Hours: Mon-Fri
Contact: Barbara
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

CALVARY LIGHTHOUSE HOUSE OF BLESSING

Site: 1133 East County Line Road, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone: 732-598-9692
Email: cotterb@optonline.net
Hours: Mon-Fri: 11:30am-1pm; Fri: 6:30-8pm
Contact: Barbara Cotter
Food Needs: canned vegetable soups, other non-perishables

CHRIST UNITED METHODIST FOOD PANTRY

Site: 678 North Lake Drive & Fifth Street, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone: 732-363-8885
Email: umcnj678@optonline.net
Hours: Pantry - Mon-Fri: 9-11am
Office – Mon-Fri: 9am-2pm
Contact: Reba Morandi
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH

Site: 143 John Street, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Phone: 732-363-9804
Hours: Pantry – Mon, Tues, Weds (15th to the end of each month only): 10am-1pm
Soup Kitchen - Mon, Tues, Weds (15th to the end of each month): 12-1pm
Office – Mon, Tues, Weds: 10am-1pm
Contact: Jean Davis
This site provides a food pantry, a soup kitchen, and Thanksgiving dinner which, if necessary, is delivered to clients in some areas.
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

Lavallette

FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1801 Grand Central Avenue, Lavallette, NJ 08735
Phone: 732-793-8138
Email: faithlavallette@hotmail.com
Website: www.lutheransonlinefaithlavallettenj.org
Hours: Tues: 4-5pm; Thurs: 4-6pm
Contact: Daisy Colon
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

Little Egg Harbor

TUCKERTON AREA INTERCHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 319 West Calabreeze Way, Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Mail: P.O. Box 537, Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
Phone: 609-296-1345
Hours: Pantry - Mon-Fri: 2-4pm
Contact: Bob Ortleb
This site provides a food pantry for a limited area in Ocean County. Call for information.
Food Needs: All food
Special Needs: Funding

Long Beach

SAINT FRANCIS COMMUNITY CENTER - LBICC, INC.

Site: 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, NJ 08008
Phone: 609-494-8861 x182
Website: www.stfranciscenterlbi.com
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-2:30pm
Contact: Christine Lill, Coordinator
Food Needs: Non-perishables and perishables
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers to answer phone calls, conduct intakes, and distribute food. Contact the Center for more information.
Special Needs: Contact the Center.

Manahawkin

OCEAN COMMUNITY CHURCH

Site: 1492 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: 609-597-5151
Email: oceanchurch@comcast.net
Website: www.oceanchurch.net
Hours: Wed: 10am-12pm
Contact: Evelyn Principe
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: baby items, clothing, small furniture; Contact site for further needs.

Manchester

REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH

Site: 2309 Hwy.# 70 East, Manchester, NJ 08759
Phone: 732-657-2828
Phone: 732-505-4357 (Ocean County Hunger Relief) All appointments must be made through Ocean County Hunger Relief.
Hours: Pantry - Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am-1pm (by appointment only)
Office - Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm
Contact: Karen Selepouchin
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Special Needs: funding; Contact site for other needs.

Point Pleasant

SAINT GREGORY’S ECUMENICAL PANTRY

Site: 804 Bay Avenue & Atlantic Avenue, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Phone: 732-892-9254 (office)
Phone: 732-892-8105 (pantry)
Hours: Office – Mon-Fri: 8am-3:30pm
Pantry – Mon-Fri: 10am-12pm
Contact: Sandy McIntyre
This site provides an ecumenical pantry which is supported by a dozen surrounding congregations.
Food Needs: all non-perishables and holiday items (some perishables accepted at holiday times > Call site.)
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: funding; Contact site for other needs.

Seaside Heights

SAINT FRANCIS FOOD PANTRY

Site: 100 Grant Avenue & Boulevard, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Phone: 732-793-6881 (office)
Phone: 732-505-4357 (Ocean County Hunger Relief)
Hours: Office - Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm
Pantry: only by appointment through Ocean County Hunger Relief at 732-505-4357
Contact: Alma Chabok
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Special Needs: funding; Contact site.

Toms River

BREAD OF LIFE PANTRY

Site: 25 Colfax Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
Mail: First Baptist Church, 700 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 908-415-5314 or 732-914-9047
Email: egalbraun@aol.com
Hours: Wed: 11am-3pm
Contact: Ann Braun
This site provides a pantry for families and individuals, meals for the homeless to take out, and a small variety of used clothes.
Food Needs: all non-perishables, especially cereal, pasta, canned vegetables, canned meat
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Volunteer Requirements: love for people, patience, cheerfulness
Special Needs: funding to purchase more food

CHURCH OF GRACE AND PEACE FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1563 Old Freehold Road, Toms River 08755
Mail: 1 South Main Street, Suite 4, South Toms River, NJ 08757
Phone: 732-349-1550
Email: info@graceandpeace.org
Website: www.graceandpeace.org
Hours: Mon-Fri by appointment only
Contact: Phil Pintozzi
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: funding; Contact site for other needs.

EAST DOVER BAPTIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 974 Bay Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-929-1619
Hours: 2nd & 4th Sat of each month: 9am-12pm
Contact: Joanne Iorio
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

OCEAN COUNTY HUNGER RELIEF

Site: 917-5 North Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-505-HELP(4357)
Fax: 732-505-2115
Email: ochrelief@yahoo.com
Contact: Carol Latif
This site maintains a network of 35 food pantries in Ocean County, implements awareness of hunger in the community and provides a thrift shop and other services. Contact OCHR for further information.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: funding, new or like new clothing and other donations; Contact site for further information.

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PANTRY AT THE HOUSE OF HOPE

Site: 253 Chestnut Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-341-4447
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm
Contact: Pat Stephens or Trish Goodall
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

SAINT ANDREW UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 1528 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08755
Phone: 732-349-5367
Email: standrew-UMC@verizon.net
Website: www.standrew.gnjumc.rom
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm
Contact: Sue Richardson
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

SAINT JOSEPH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 685 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-349-0018
Hours: Mon-Fri: 5 hours a day
Contact: Sadie
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

SALVATION ARMY

Site: 1738 Route 37 East, Toms River, NJ 08753
Phone: 732-270-8393
Hours: Mon-Fri
Contact: Nancy McCory
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

Waretown

SAINT STEPHEN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Site: 367 Route 9, Waretown, NJ 08758
Phone: 609-698-8561
Email: Ststephensocean@tellurian.com
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10am-2pm
Contact: Nancy Sullivan
This site provides a pantry and emergency clothing.
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: packers, driver & truck for food pick up

Whiting

WHITING FOOD PANTRY AT COMMUNITY REFORMED CHURCH

Site: 30 Lacey Road, Whiting, NJ 08759
Phone: 732-350-0232
Hours: Pantry - Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 9am -12pm
Contact: Gren Pasquarella
Food Needs: all non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: Contact site.
Special Needs: Contact site.

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