Old Bridge Township

Middlesex County, NJ

1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Phone: 732-721-5600     Fax: 732-607-7900

Food Bank

"Helping Those Less Fortunate"
732-721-5600 ext. 2022, ext 6625
E-mail:  foodbank@oldbridge.com

         

The Food Bank is available by appointment only for Old Bridge residents in need of food assistance. We are located at the municipal complex in the little red barn.   We carry a variety of perishable and non-perishable items to help families put a hearty meal on the table.

In partnership with our friends at MCFOODS, we are now able to provide our clients with fresh vegetables and fruits and a variety of other items.

 


 

Client Qualifications                     

Residents are qualified based on the income guidelines issued by the Federal Food Stamp Program.   In order to receive assistance, you must be and Old Bridge resident and have applied for SNAP (previously known as Food Stamps) at the Middlesex County Board of Social Services at 732-745-3500.  After applying with SNAP, you will need to schedule an appointment for an intake.   Please call Diane Amabile, Asst. Director of Social Services/Food Bank Manager at 732-721-5600 ext. 6625.   You must bring the following information and meet the income guidelines.

Two Proofs of Residency (tax bill, utility bill, cell phone bill, bank statement)
Award or Denial Letter from SNAP
Income Verification (last two consecutive pay stubs, unemployment pay stubs or bank statement showing direct deposit)
SSA, SSD, SSI award letter

Income guidelines for 2016 are as follows:

Number in Household   Maximum Gross Income Per Year
$11,880
$16,020
$20,160
$24,300
$28,440
$32,580
$36,730
$40,890
Ea. Add'l  +$4,160

 

Client Hours of Distribution 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.   However, we will make other arrangements for those individuals who are working and still need to pick up their food.         

2016 Volunteer Search

The food bank is always in need of volunteers.  Do you have some extra time during the day, night or weekends that you would like to volunteer?  Do you have some computer skills and customer service skills?  Do you like to work with people?  If so, please contact us to arrange for an appointment and to complete a volunteer application

 

2016 FOOD DRIVES

We encourage individuals, organizations and businesses to conduct food drives to help support the food bank throughout the year.  For information on conducting a successful food drive, please call us. Please see below for a list of current food drives in the community.

 

"Operation Birthday Bag".  Click here to see what Girl Scout Troop #81901 did for the food bank.