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About Ocean County Hunger Relief...

A nonprofit, faith based organization consisting
of a network of 28 food pantries strategically placed throughout Ocean County since 1981. People who are in desperate need of emergency food assistance are greeted with compassion by our over 300 volunteers and supplied with emergency food packages.

Who do we help?

  • Homeless
  • Low Income
  • Single Parents
  • Seniors on Set Incomes
  • Underemployed
How many people do we help?
  • 2010 provided 75,069 people with 901,356 meals
  • 404,168 people served in the past decade.
  • Delivers 1,000 Microwaveable Thanksgiving dinners to homeless & poor put in motels with no cooking facilities.
How do we do it?
  • Receive food requests from social service agencies.
  • Computerized database to enter client’s information and track feeding.
  • Place food request at food pantry closest to client in need by where they live or work.
  • Purchase food and distribute FREE to food pantries and clients.
  • Conduct food drives to capture in-kind donations.
  • Develop and provide outreach material for clients who need other emergency services.
  • Advocate Hunger Awareness.
  • Maintain demographical statistics of feeding.
  • Produce statistical reports for the County.
  • Conduct pantry coordination meetings.
How is Hunger Relief financed?
  • Ocean County Hunger Relief is a private; faith based nonprofit organization supported mainly through donations from individual people, businesses, and organizations in the community who care about the poor, needy, and homeless.
  • Ocean County Hunger Relief is not a government agency.

What makes us a Success?

  • Network of 28 Food Pantries     
  • Over 300 Volunteers    
  • 30 Years helping fight hunger Partnership with United Way Food given free to pantries & clients
  • In 2010, 75,000 fed = 900,000 meals Partnership with Feed the Children
  • #1 Feeding Resource for Ocean County
Any further questions, please contact us at: ochrelief@yahoo.com


 
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