We could not achieve our goal of helping hungry individuals and families in New Jersey without our partners. By becoming a FoodBank network partner, your food pantry, soup kitchen, or shelter will gain access to affordable and nutritious food and support to help carry out your program’s mission.
Organizations seeking to become one of our network partners must submit an application and meet basic eligibility requirements, including an on-site visit.
Food Pantry Eligibility Criteria:
- Have a current IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status or have filed an application.
- Provide food directly to the needy, ill or children in the form of meals or food boxes.
- Have regular hours and days of operation.
- Store FoodBank products at the distribution site.
- Have proper storage space for the safekeeping of food.
- Must not require any money, property or services from individuals in exchange for food.
- Provide service without regard to race, color, religion, age, handicap, sex or national origin.
Become a Network Partner:
- Contact Carlea Milton-Sturdivant (Hillside) or Kimberly Arroyo (Southern Branch).
- Pass an on-site visit.
- Complete the membership agreement.
- Attend an orientation session at the FoodBank.
We look forward to speaking with you about your organization about how we can help our hungry neighbors!