We welcome volunteers to assist at our Distribution Center in East Brunswick with sorting and packaging food donations. Individuals can sign up here to volunteer. Any corporate or civic groups interested in volunteering should contact us directly at Jennifer.Apostol@co.middlesex.nj.us for proper arrangements. Please complete the VOLUNTEER APPLICATION if this is your first time volunteering with us.
Businesses, organizations, clubs and groups are encouraged to sponsor a food drive to help keep our local food pantries stocked. MCFOODS can provide you with the necessary tools to make the drive successful from promotional flyers to best practices guides and storable containers to transportation of donations to the warehousing facility. This flyer can be used or personalized to help promote a food drive with your organization.
Please refer to this step-by-step guide for some suggestions.
Some of the most needed non-perishable foods and necessities include rice, tuna fish, peanut butter, vegetables, canned meats, beans, soups and pasta, as well as personal products, baby items and paper towels.
Individual donations can be made year-round at any of the permanent collection sites located at libraries in East Brunswick, Edison, Metuchen, Milltown, Monroe, North Brunswick, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainsboro, South Amboy, South Brunswick, South Plainfield, Spotswood and Woodbridge. Donations are always welcome at our Distribution Center, 28 Kennedy Boulevard in East Brunswick around the back of the building, Monday through Friday from 6 am to 12 noon.
Monetary donations are also accepted in the form of a check payable to: Feeding Middlesex County that can be mailed to PO Box 781, Edison, NJ 08818 or online via their website www.feedingmiddlesexcounty.org.
To find out how you can make a donation or volunteer, call MCFOODS at 732-745-5548 or email Jennifer.Apostol@co.middlesex.nj.us.