Summer Meals/Food Pantries

Summer Meals/Food Pantries

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OPEN SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FEEDING SITE
Sponsoring Organization: Woodbury Board of Education

Address: Evergreen Avenue School, 160 N. Evergreen Ave., Woodbury, NJ 08096
Date Open: 7/1/19
Date Closed: 8/1/19
Days of Operation: M/Tu/W/Th (*Closed July 4th) 
Meal Types Served: Lunch
Lunch Time: 11:30-12:30pm
Site Phone #: 856-853-0125


SUMMER LUNCH BOX PROGRAM
Requirements:

1. Children must live with parent or guardian in Woodbury, Woodbury Heights, Deptford, West Deptford, National Park, Westville or Wenonah, New Jersey.     
 
2. Proof of qualification: A letter from the school with the child's name and address which states that the child was receiving free or reduced lunches during school year.

What's Provided:

The Summer Lunch Box Program distributes nearly 10,000 boxed lunches to school-age youth during the summer when free or reduced-cost school lunches are not available. School supplies, including backpacks, are given to each child; books are offered weekly to each child as well.

Location & Hours:

Location:  St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 230 N. Evergreen Ave., Woodbury, NJ

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, from June 18, 2019 thru August 29, 2019
Hours: 9:00am-11:00am
Phone: (856) 845-1747     


LOCAL FOOD PANTRIES
The main GWCM Food Pantry is located at: 

Seventh-Day Adventist Church 330 E. Barber & Evergreen Avenues, Woodbury, NJ 08096 
The pantry is open Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am – 11:00am
Phone: (856) 848-8975

A second pantry is located at: 

Colonial Manor United Methodist Church - 56 Elberne Avenue & Tatum St Colonial Manor, NJ 08096 
The pantry is open Saturdays Only 9:30am – 11:00am
Phone: (856) 845-5926

What's Provided:

Clients may attend & register at either location, but not both. Clients are provided with non-perishable foods collected at the various churches and meats and fresh fruits and vegetables purchased using financial donations.

What to Expect at the Pantry Interview:

1. You will be asked to show photo ID and a recent utility bill at each visit.

2. Our clients living in Woodbury, Woodbury Heights, Deptford, West Deptford, National Park, Wenonah, or Westville will receive a full assortment of groceries. Those from other NJ towns will receive a one-time emergency allotment of food.

3. An information form will be filled-out at each visit, including current information about income, number of people in household. 

4. There is a maximum allowable gross income guide based on the number of family members (these limits will be available during interview).

5. For children in your household, providing school lunch letters from the school will enable clients to receive summer lunch boxes and holiday gifts.

6. Families must wait 30 days before they can return to the food pantry.

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