Forget chocolates, flowers, and candlelight…helping hungry children right here in South Jersey is how NBA rising star Michael Kidd-Gilchrist wants to spend his Valentine’s Day. Kidd-Gilchrist, who plays for the Charlotte Bobcats and grew up in Somerdale, NJ, wants to give back to his community. - February 16, 2014
When Val Traore, CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ), heard about the ongoing complications regarding contamination of Paulsboro’s water, she added bottled water to a FBSJ Hope Mobile delivery scheduled on February 15. “The families who rely on our Hope Mobile distribution are struggling... - February 12, 2014
Veterans in need are getting a tasty lesson in healthy eating at the Food Bank of South Jersey at their kitchen in Pennsauken, NJ with a six week course every Wednesday night until March 5, 2014. FBSJ’s Healthy Living Initiative is providing the education to veterans referred by Volunteers of America, which focuses on how to make ordinary food donations into extraordinary and delicious meals. - February 06, 2014
The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) has received a $3,500.00 grant from the Bottom Dollar Food Charitable Foundation to assist with feeding programs to help food insecure children and families in the South Jersey region.
Pamela Pernot, Director External Relations stated, “This generous grant... - January 29, 2014
Individuals and Seniors honor Martin Luther King with a day of service at the Food Bank of South Jersey. - January 19, 2014
On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Food Bank of South Jersey will host its first annual Food Bank Hunger Games, an event where corporate sponsors gather their team of “tributes” from staff and compete against other companies to cook the best tasting meal. Location: 1501 John Tipton Boulevard, Pennsauken, NJ 08110
February 27, 2014 7pm - January 11, 2014
Food Bank of South Jersey and dozens of other state and local hunger-relief agencies in New Jersey joined more than 1300 charities across the country in urging Congress to protect and strengthen anti-hunger programs in the farm bill.
The letter comes as all SNAP participants have just received a benefit... - November 16, 2013
A recent study commissioned by The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) has discovered that its Healthy Living Initiative cooking classes do more than fight obesity and teach good eating habits: they are giving Camden’s children a secret weapon in the fight for domestic stability – the family... - November 14, 2013
While Washington continues its fight over the Farm Bill, Val Traore, CEO of the Food Bank of South Jersey, is calling attention to what she calls “the bilateral disaster of food stamp cuts.” Any reduction in food stamps, she points out, will impact hungry people in South Jersey (many of whom are school age children) as well as local businesses that accept food stamps. - November 07, 2013
Campbell Soup Company and the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) are rolling out the second season of Just Peachy salsa, a delicious salsa made from New Jersey peaches. The salsa brought in nearly $100,000 in revenue for the Food Bank of South Jersey last year and is now a sustainable revenue stream supporting the Food Bank’s hunger relief programs. - November 05, 2013
The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently donated a total of $10,000 to the Food Bank of South Jersey as part of the bank’s commitment to giving back to the community. - July 28, 2013
The Food Bank of South Jersey got a big boost to their No Child Hungry Initiative from Feeding America – the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity – and from Procter & Gamble. The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) has received a $20,000 grant from Feeding America, thanks to Procter... - July 24, 2013
More than 250 food pantries, kitchens and shelters from Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties will attend the Annual Food Bank Conference June 21st at the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) in Pennsauken, New Jersey. The conference, sponsored by the Food Bank of South Jersey, will focus on... - June 19, 2013
Dave Matthews Band and their Promoter REVERB are expanding their Bama Green Project support of farmers to include food banks with a series of concerts in 34 cities across the country. In the Philadelphia area, the Band, and their Promoter REVERB, selected the Food Bank of South Jersey as a partner.
Scheduled... - June 16, 2013
In an effort to determine demographic profiles of emergency food clients in South Jersey, the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) in conjunction with Feeding America is participating in the largest study of charitable food assistance in America.
Known as Hunger in America, this study has been conducted... - June 15, 2013
The Frank S. Flowers Foundation selected the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Kids Café and Snack Zone programs to receive a $5,000 grant to help feed food insecure latch key kids in Gloucester County.
The Foundation was created under Mr. Flowers’ Last Will and Testament following his... - June 05, 2013
The easiest way to donate non perishable food to the hungry has just arrived. And it’s just feet from your front door. The nation’s largest single day food drive is being held on Saturday, May 11, 2013. South Jersey residents can leave bags of non perishable foods at their mailbox and the... - May 09, 2013
Management and employees of Wawa presented The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) with a large Check Out Hunger check for $77,449.00 at the ribbon cutting ceremony of Wawa’s full service Crown Point location. - April 28, 2013
Grant is one of more than 850 awarded through Darden’s 2nd annual Restaurant Community Grants program - April 27, 2013
Help the Food Bank of South Jersey receive a Walmart grant to fund food and nutrition education to needy children and seniors in South Jersey with the "click" of a mouse. http://bit.ly/16YDvz1
“Do it for South Jersey!” is the rally cry of The Food Bank of South Jersey as it looks... - April 05, 2013
United Airlines Foundation presented Food Bank of South Jersey with a $10,000 grant today. This generous award, created as part of Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts, will enable the Food Bank of South Jersey to procure and distribute more than 50,000 nutritious meals to food insecure families throughout... - March 23, 2013
Representatives of art students from Haddon Twp High school in Westmont presented the Food Bank of South Jersey with $4,000 as a result of their “Empty Bowls Dinner.” The students created over 575 hand-crafted ceramic bowls to serve as keepsakes for the event which has become a source of... - March 21, 2013
Panera Bread and the Food Bank of South Jersey CEO, Val Traore, announced their partnership to help the hungry in South Jersey. Six local Panera stores located in Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Delran, Voorhees, Marlton and Mount Laurel will participate in the Community Breadbox Program to support food distribution... - March 17, 2013