Whether you need assistance getting food or want to volunteer your time and money, the are several Philadelphia and South Jersey organizations devoted to fighting hunger in the region.
In addition to providing a food pantry for those in need, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch also runs a community garden and an extra-food pick-up service. The food bank serves Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and parts of Burlington Counties.
This non-profit organization annually provides four million pounds of food to hungry people in South Jersey. Serves Burlington, Gloucester, Camden and Salem counties.
The Philadelphia-based MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) helps feed individuals with life-threatening illnesses.
This hunger-relief organization works to combat Philadelphia-area hunger through a variety of food drives, community education efforts, emergency relief services and much more.
In addition to providing activities and a support network to area seniors, the Philadelphia Senior Center also serves regular and special-occasion meals.