February 4, 2015

Breakfast After the Bell Advocacy Needs!

New Jersey school districts boosted the number of low-income children receiving breakfast by about 15 percent last year, according to data released by a children's advocacy group, but there are still 300,000 students going hungry...

November 27, 2014

The NJ Department of Agriculture Division of Food and Nutrition coordinates the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).  This program is designed to distribute federally donated food to eligible people.   Since 1982, TEFAP in New Jersey has distributing several mill...

July 1, 2014

“Jesus came and stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you.’”  – John 20:19b

On Sunday, April 27, the work begins early, as a group from St. John Lutheran in Passaic begins

turning on lights in the kitchen.  Coffee is brewed, food is prepared, and sandwiches are made....

June 11, 2014

“This is a young and new food pantry, but it’s already doing so much good,” said Pearl, a new recruit to the food pantry at St. John Lutheran Church in Jersey City.  And it’s not hard to see how right she is.  The waiting area to talk with a volunteer, deal with paperw...

April 29, 2014

“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” Matthew 25:40
Many congregations feed those who are in need, but each has their own unique way. One such way can be found at the lunch ministry at St. M...

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