How To Help

The Washington Community Food Pantry is operated by volunteers and supported through generous donations from individuals, organizations, and local churches.


We accept groceries, perishable, and non-perishable items during open hours Tuesday - Friday. The pantry has freezers and refrigerators. The pantry may also stock personal care items and household supplies. Please call us about your planned donation (908) 689-2547.


Prefer to donate your time? Call us or stop by to discuss some opportunities.

*PLEASE check expiration dates. Please do not donate food that has expired or food that has been opened.

All food and non-perishables are donated privately, purchased*, or made available through the USDA and State Food Purchase Program.

*We purchase meat, dairy, bread, and other items from monetary donations.

Make a monetary donation online here.

One of our volunteers at the Pantry registration desk

Cub Scout Pack 145 - Tom Lauton & Ed Faust

Food Drive Donation

Transportation Volunteers, Bob and Bruce delivering food from NORWESCAP Food Bank.

Share the Light Cleaning Project of the Pantry

All donations made to the Washington Community Food Pantry are tax deductible under IRS 501(c)3 rules.

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