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Bergen County, New Jersey Food Pantries

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Bogota

ST. JOSEPH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 115 East Fort Lee Road, Bogota, NJ 07603
Phone: 201-342-6300
Email: m.sauce@gmail.com
Website: www.stjosephbogota.org
Hours: Office - Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4pm
Pantry: Call for appointment.
Contact: Mary Sause
Food Needs: non-perishables
Special Needs: funding

Carlstadt

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 301 Hoboken Road, Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Phone: 201-933-4268
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Tues & Thurs: 10am-3pm
Contact: Soo Eo, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: Funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

Cliffside Park

CHURCH OF THE EPIPHANY FOOD PANTRY

Site: 247 Knox Avenue, Church Rectory, Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
Phone: 201-943-7320
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Contact: Cathy or Jackie
Food Needs: no glass containers: non-perishables, especially dry milk, holiday items
Volunteer Needs: food sorters, packers, especially for the holidays
Special Needs: funding

Edgewater

HOLY ROSARY CHURCH PANTRY

Site: 26 Edgewater Place, Edgewater, NJ 07020
Phone: 201-945-6329
Email: holyrosary@aol.com
Hours: 4th Tues of each month: 11am-12pm
Contact: Deacon Bob Thomson
Food Needs: non-perishables
Special Needs: funding

Elmwood Park

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 21 Church Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-703-9857
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am-2pm
Contact: Robb Roberts, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

Englewood

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 192 West Demarest Avenue Englewood, NJ 07631
Phone: 201-569-1804
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Contact: Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

INTERRELIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS - FELLOWSHIP HOUSE

Site: 65 Demarest Avenue, Englewood, NJ 07631
Office: 479 Maitland Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-833-8009
Fax: 201-883-8011
Email: nwoods@irfhomeless.org
Website: www.IRFHomeless.org
Hours: Site - Mon-Fri: 5:30pm-7:30am; Sat & Sun: 5:30-12:30pm (winter hours: December – April: Sat & Sun: all day)
Office: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Contact: Nancy S. Woods
The site is an overnight shelter for families of working parents with children under age 18. Meals, personal care items, and supervision are provided on site by Bergen County congregations. The IRF administers, coordinates and provides a case manager to the shelter program.
Food Needs: provided by congregations
Volunteer Needs: people to stay overnight, cook, and provide food at the shelter; groups to provide services and food for a week
Volunteer Requirements: age18 or older or age 14-17 with an adult
Special Needs: transportation for new guests moving in or out

St. Cecilia's Food Pantry

 

Fairlawn

 

Fairlawn Food Pantry

Site: 8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue, Suite 112

Phone: 201-794-5333

Website: www.fairlawn.org

Hours: Call for current hours

Contact: Liz Maresca Twiggs

For Fair Lawn residents only. This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance.

Food Needs: Non-perishable (Cans, boxes, bags), no refrigeration, check expiration dates please

Volunteer Needs: Contact Liz at 201-794-5333

Volunteer Requirements: 15+, Monday-Friday 8:30am to 2pm.

Special Needs: paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, supermarket gift cards.

Fairview

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 239 Anderson Avenue, Fairview, NJ 07022
Phone: 201-945-5831
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Tues & Thurs: 9:30am – 3:30pm
Contact: Jeanette Martinez, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

Fort Lee

GOOD SHEPHERD INC. - FRIENDS FOR LIFE

Site: 1576 Palisade Avenue Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Phone: 201-461-7241
Email: gsfflnj@gmail.com
Hours: Office - Mon-Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Pantry: Wed & Thurs: 10am-3pm
Breakfast, Lunch, & Activities: Tues, Wed, Thurs: 10am-3pm
Support Groups: every other Weds night
Contact: Nelson Rivera
This site provides support groups, individual therapy, massage therapy, dental and eye care, a pantry, breakfast, lunch, and speakers for clients with AIDS/HIV.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: kitchen helpers, fund raisers
Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older
Special Needs: printing, funding, personal care items, paper items

Garfield

LOAVES AND FISHES INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY

Site: 66 Palisade Avenue, Garfield, NJ 07026
Phone: 973-253-8557
Email: loavesandfishesp@aol.com
Hours: 3rd Sat of month: 10am-12pm
Contact: Jo Reinze, Director
This site provides a pantry supported by a Christian Volunteer Organization working toward easing the hunger problem in Garfield.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: fund raisers, rummage sale & distribution helpers
Special Needs: funds for a new building or a gift of a building in Garfield for services, paper products, toothpaste, hygiene items, cleaning products

Hackensack

BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP SHELTER AND WALK-IN LUNCH PROGRAM

Site: 241 Moore Street Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-968-0200
Email: elaine.miller@bergencap.org
Hours: Shelter - 24/7
Walk-In Lunch Program: Mon-Sun: 11am-12pm
Contact: Elaine Miller or Alison Dubois
This site provides a shelter for live-in clients daily and meals for walk-in clients Monday through Friday.
Food Needs: non-perishables, perishables
Special Needs: storage space, funding

BERGEN COUNTY WALK-IN DINNER PROGRAM - A JOINT PROJECT OF THE BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP AND THE INTER-RELIGIOUS FELLOWSHIP FOR THE HOMELESS AND

Site: 67 Orchard Street, Hackensack, NJ
Bergen County CAP Office: 241 Moore Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-5100
Inter-Religious Fellowship for the Homeless (IRF) Office: 479
Maitland Avenue Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-833-8009
Hours: Bergen County CAP Office - Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm IRF Office – Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Dinner: Mon-Sun: 4-5pm (every day of the year)
Contact: Bergen County Cap – Alison DuBois
Inter-Religious Fellowship for the Homeless: Kate Duggan
Food and other products, meal preparation, and service are provided by Bergen County congregations and groups through the IRF which organizes and schedules the groups. Site and program supervision are provided by Bergen CAP. This walk in program operates 365 days a year.
Volunteer Needs: congregations & community groups to provide, prepare, & serve meals
Special Needs: paper towels, paper plates, napkins, bowls, hot cups, cold cups, plastic knives, forks, & spoons

BUDDIES OF NEW JERSEY, INC

Site: 149 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-489-2900
Email: njbuddies@aol.com
Website: www.njbuddies.org
Hours: Office – Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Pantry: Mon: 11am-2pm; Tues, Wed, Thurs: 1-4pm
Contact: Chris Chevermann
This site provides a pantry, support groups, counseling, transportation, an evening help line, and a volunteer program for AIDS/HIV clients.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: volunteers for mailings, food packing, office work, help with May 10th AIDS Walk, and other work
Volunteer Requirements: age 18 or older
Special Needs: funding, hygiene items, paper products

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 316 First Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-883-9375
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:30am-3:30pm
Contact: Jeanette Martinez, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

Little Ferry

ST. MARGARET OF CORTONA FOOD PANTRY

Site: 31 Chamberlain Avenue, Little Ferry, NJ 07643
Phone: 201-641-2988
Hours: 1st & 3rd Wed of each month: 10am-12pm
Contact: Corinne Wehrle
Food Needs: non-perishables

Lyndhurst

LYNDHURST FOOD PANTRY

Site: Lyndhurst Health Department, 253 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Phone: 201-804-2500
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
This site provides food and toiletries to Lyndhurst residents only; proof of residency is required.
Food Needs: non-perishable foods
Special Needs: toiletries, gift cards to supermarkets, funding

Mahwah

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 90 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Phone: 201-529-2029

Email: jjamesmahwah@msn.com
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10:00am-2:00pm
Contact: Jim James, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

New Milford

CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION FOOD PANTRY

Site: 256 Azalea Drive New Milford, NJ 07646
Phone: 201-262-5405 or 201-836-8961
Email: Ascension@optonline.net
Website: www.ChurchoftheAscension.org
Hours: 3rd Mon of each month: 9-11am
Contact: Mary Ann Meyer or Father Arcadio
Food Needs: pasta, rice, canned meat, tuna, juice, cereal, soup, other non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: food sorters, packers, drivers, deliverers
Volunteer Requirements: age 14 years or older, volunteers with cars
Special Needs: funding

Palisades Park

CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION

Site: 451 Grand Avenue, Palisades Park 07650
Phone: 201-242-0018
Website: www.cfanj.org
Hours: Mon & Fri: 10am-4pm
Contact: Soo Eo, Site Manager
This site provides a pantry, referrals to other social service organizations, emergency utility and housing assistance, and budgeting and nutritional counseling.
Food Needs: See www.cfanj.org for most needed items.
Volunteer Needs: Contact Jennifer Rothman at 201-569-1804 x28.
Volunteer Requirements: Contact Jennifer Rothman.
Special Needs: funding (Stephanie McCaw: 201-569-1804 x 25); paper and personal care products, cleaning supplies, diapers, supermarket gift cards; See www.cfanj.org for additional items.

ST. MICHAELS FOOD PANTRY

Site: 19 East Central Boulevard, Palisade Park, NJ 07650
Phone: 201-944-1061
Email: SaintMichaelPP@aol.com
Contact: Patricia Miller
Food Needs: non-perishables, holiday items around the holidays
Special Needs: funding, gift certificates to Shop-Rite

Ridgefield Park

ST. FRANCIS FOOD FOR FRIENDS

Site: 114 Mount Vernon Street, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
Phone: 201-641-6464
Email: QNCeleste65@yahoo.com
Website: www.stfrancisrp.org
Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-8pm; Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 9am-12pm
Contact: Celeste Farrell
This site provides a food pantry.
Food Needs: non-perishables
Volunteer Needs: drivers, packers, food drive coordinators
Special Needs: funding

Rutherford

THE RUTHERFORD COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY, INC.

Site: 176 Park Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: 201-933-1225
Hours: Mon: 2-4pm; Wed: 5-7pm; Thurs: 2-4pm
Contact: Gerard DeMatteo
This site provides a food pantry; clients must be residents of Rutherford and have a referral.
Food Needs: non-perishables especially cereal, hearty soups, and canned tuna
Volunteer Needs: Contact Mr. DeMatteo.
Special Needs: funding, personal hygiene products

Teaneck

FAITH and HOPE FOOD PANTRY

Site: Christ Church, 480 Warwick Ave. Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-833-4502/3
Hours: Call and leave message for appt.
Contact: Mary Sue Kaplow
This site provides a food pantry
Food Needs: non-perishables especially cereal, hearty soups, and canned tuna

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