Volunteers from an array of community organizations including students, healthcare professionals, lawyers, faith-based organizations and a basketball team worked with a common goal this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service to donate time, labor and support to help the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) address the urgent problem of hunger for the 196,000 … Continue reading Celebrating MLK Day of Service by Hosting 140 Volunteers →
Across the country, food banks are looking at their mission through a number of new lenses: health, education and technical assistance, farming, economic and workforce development, business enterprise, and community empowerment and advocacy. Feeding the Line, Or Ending the Line? Innovations among Food Banks in the United States, a new report by Reinvestment Fund and … Continue reading Feeding the Line, Or Ending the Line? Innovations among Food Banks in the United States →
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WPVI-PHI (ABC) – Philadelphia, PA Action News 5PM The Food Bank of South Jersey helped the food distributors take more donations and serve more families. The shipping scales and blankets were paid for by a $25,000 grant provided by Walmart.
Help us fight hunger this holiday season Many of us are knee-deep in cookie recipes, party planning or groceries for big family meals. But not everyone looks forward to special food-centered moments during the holidays. Last year, the Food Bank of South Jersey – which serves Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties – had food … Continue reading Help us fight hunger this Holiday Season →
The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ), the area’s largest emergency food provider, hosted its fourth annual Viva South Jersey gala fundraiser in November. The event featured a Las Vegas theme complete with charity gambling, live and silent auctions, dinner and dancing. The gala was attended by corporate and institutional donors, individual donors, agency partners … Continue reading Viva South Jersey raises funds for Summer Meals →
End of Year Giving Jill Horner speaks with Lavinia Awosanya, Director of Strategic Partnerships from the Food Bank of South Jersey, about the End of Year Giving. Follow us on Twitter: @foodbanksj and Facebook. Recorded on: 12/7/2016. For more videos and information about your community, go to ComcastNewsmakers.com.
Help the Courier-Post Feed Our Neighbors One in eight New Jerseyans does not have enough to eat. In South Jersey, that translates into 196,000 neighbors who are not sure where their next meal will come from, according to the Food Bank of South Jersey.
Soulful Project makes first donation to Food Bank of SJ CAMDEN – The Soulfull Project, a new Camden-based public benefit corporation, delivered the company’s first donation to the Food Bank of South Jersey on Nov. 15. More than 21,000 servings (360 cases) of hot cereal was delivered to the Pennsauken facility as part of The … Continue reading Soulful Project makes first donation to Food Bank of SJ →
MAPLE SHADE, NJ (CBS) — A Maple Shade man is spending a lot of his retirement in the kitchen, as a volunteer cooking teacher. He says he might never have found his calling if he hadn’t become homeless. Paul Carden is the culinary coach of this free cooking class at Burlington High School. The menu: healthy … Continue reading Brotherly Love: Once Homeless, Man Becomes Volunteer Teacher →