Sussex County
http://www.sussex.nj.us/Cit-e-Access/news/index.cfm?NID=40426&TID=7&jump2=0&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=may&print=1
    Print | Close

Back to Article List

Want to Volunteer with these Awesome 'Champions for Charity?'
Release Date: April 14, 2016

We are seeking volunteers at the Sussex County Food Pantry located in the Sussex County Division of Social Services at 83 Spring Street in Newton, NJ 07860 to volunteer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Want to Volunteer with these Awesome 'Champions for Charity?'

Sussex County Food Pantry Volunteers

Did you know?

  • That 13,040 or 8.8% of Sussex County residents are food insecure.
  • That 5,460 or 15.9% of these Sussex County residents are our children who are food insecure.
  • That 4,656 of these Sussex County adults and children receive SNAP benefits.

Food insecurity means that they are lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

VOLUNTEERS

We are seeking volunteers at the Sussex County Food Pantry located in the Sussex County Division of Social Services at 83 Spring Street, Suite 203, Newton, NJ 07860 to volunteer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Please contact Lisa Parrott (lisaparrottrealtor@gmail.com) regarding volunteer opportunities. There is no set commitment of time.

DONATIONS

Anyone interested in donating food items may stop by the Sussex County Division of Social Services at 83 Spring Street, Suite 203, Newton, NJ between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Special arrangements can be made for donations.

The shelves of our Sussex County food pantries are often bare. We need:

Peanut butter, jelly, saltine crackers, canned fruit, boil in bag rice, Rice a Roni, Knorr's side dishes, individual serving of potatoes, Hungry Jack boxed potatoes, Easy Mac, Mac n Cheese, condensed soup, spaghetti, canned tuna, canned chicken, Ramen, granola bars, breakfast bars, individual servings of cereal, rice, canned veggies, meals in a can, brownie mix, or other non-perishable food items.

Baby wipes, all diaper sizes, paper towels, toilet paper, tooth brushes, toothpaste, bar soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, etc. Gallon size Ziploc bags, cloth reusable grocery bags, gift cards to local grocery stores.

All Sussex County Food Pantries

Message from Mitch Morrison:

We are going to hold an 'Eliminating Hunger Summit - CONNECT, LEARN AND ACT' at the SCCC from 6pm-8pm on 6.20.16. We will have the agenda and invitation out by 4.20.16.
We would love for you to attend. Will you?

Thanks,
-Mitch

Mitch Morrison
mitchell.morrison5@mac.com




Copyright © 2017 Sussex County. All Rights Reserved.