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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Elizabeth NJ

Cranford-Elmora Soup Kitchen
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Details: The Cranford-Elmora Soup Kitchen has been providing meals for our hungry neighbors for 25 years. FPCC members make up two out of eight teams that cook for and serve approximately 100 men, women, and children at the First Baptist Church in Elizabeth each week.
Elizabethport Presbyterian Center - Food Pantry
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Details: Our Food Pantry and Clothing Distribution programs serve those in need of food assistance and clothing. Most of our clients are either laid off, disabled, elderly, or underemployed. The pantry is open on the last week of every month on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey - Food Pantry
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Details: JFS is the only Kosher Food Pantry in Union County. We provide a monthly non-perishable food package to eligible individuals and families.
Liberty Baptist Church - Food and Clothing Ministry
Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Details: The Culinary Ministry and Kindness Kitchen consists of a faithful Assembly of God’s servants who possess a heart of compassion for those who lack life’s basic needs. A weekly feeding program provides physical nourishment and spiritual enrichment to encourage everyone in Christ. This ministry also offers clothing, toiletries and whatever other resources may be needed. In addition, we offer “Operation Warmheart” in conjunction with Social Services during the winter months to offer overnight shelter and food for the homeless.
Mount Teman Church Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Details: For 155 years, God has blessed Mt. Teman African Methodist Episcopal Church and the church has stood at the very center of life in Elizabeth’s African American community. This site provides a pantry and soup kitchen
St. Joseph Social Service Center Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Details: Soup Kitchen: Thanks to our many community partners, St. Joseph’s provides a hot meal on Saturday at 11:30 AM to people in need. Food Pantry: Together with the Community Food Bank, our dedicated volunteers, and community contributors, St. Joseph's distributes food to clients in our geographic service area. Hungry people are not always who you would imagine; they come from all walks of life. Some receive public assistance, but many are children, seniors and the working poor. Many people do have jobs but, no matter how hard they work, they are simply earning too little to feed their families and also pay basic expenses. We know that our work helps to feed these people in need.
StreetLight Food Pantry
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Details: The StreetLight Food Pantry served approximately 2,000 households in 2014. This equated to 21,000 food pantries. While operating under other names the food pantry has been providing groceries since July of 1997. We assist guests in accessing food stamps, food pantries and meals from other resources. Presently, the StreetLight Food Pantry distributes an average of 890 nutritious Lunch/snack bags each month. For many people this is the only food they will have for the day. For the past 10 years we have provided a light dinner on Sunday evenings. These meals are prepared by various groups once a month. This year, we have already served more than 16,000 meals.
The Salvation Army Elizabeth Corps
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
Details: Soup Kitchen: Lunch served 12-2pm, Monday thru Friday during the last two weeks of each month. Volunteers appreciated. Food Pantry: Help with groceries by appointment. Volunteers appreciated.