Food Bank of South Jersey
Since 1985, the Food Bank of South Jersey has been distributing food to those in need and provides nutrition education and cooking courses to help individuals find sustainable ways to improve their lives.
Hunger advocacy groups are fighting back against a Republican proposal in Washington to cut $125 billion from the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as “SNAP.”
Campbell’s takes peaches that are too small or damaged and produces the salsa, which is bottled, labeled and boxed up by some 200 company volunteers at their R&D facility in Camden.
Students and Campbell’s employees were wielding shovels and rakes on Tuesday, working side-by-side to plant young trees along the perimeter of the Harry C. Sharp Elementary School in Camden.
Donated items go to local organizations like the Food Bank of South Jersey, where it’ll get the agency through some lean months this summer.
The Campbell Soup Company is turning New Jersey’s leftover peaches into revenue for the state’s Food Bank.
The Food Bank of South Jersey is getting $2 million from the Delaware River Port Authority, in what officials call the last of the DRPA’s economic development spending.
A committee within the Delaware River Port Authority meets this morning to approve a plan that would spend the last almost $30-million of funds that had been earmarked for economic development. Some of that money is still targeted to agencies that have little, if anything, to do with the agency’s core mission.
ShopRite is donating 100 cases of turkeys to two local food banks.
In this economy, local food banks are being pressed to the limit. On Wednesday a New Jersey official took time out to visit a rolling delivery unit.
Local food banks say they’re still waiting for $2 million in funding from the Delaware River Port Authority, approved by the agency more than a year and a half ago but subsequently put on hold.
A unique cooking competition will benefit a local food bank on Martin Luther King Day.