Welcome to April's countywide food drive!

2015 April Food DriveThe Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has partnered with the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties once again to make a difference and to collect food for the FoodBank.

Non-perishable, protein-rich foods are perfect for donation. The FoodBank recommends items such as macaroni & cheese, pasta, powdered milk, dry beans, cereal, canned vegetables and fruits, salad dressings, peanut butter, jelly, puddings, fruit juice and canned tuna fish, chicken, corned beef hash or salmon.  

You can help by making a food donation at a county branch library or at another county location this month.

The County locations are: 

  • Belford Ferry Terminal, Belford section of Middletown 
  • County Agricultural Building, Freehold Twp.
  • County Connection Office, Neptune
  • County Election office, 300 Halls Mills Road, Freehold Twp.
  • County Fire Academy, Rt. 33, Freehold Twp.
  • County Health Department, Rt. 9, Freehold Twp.
  • County Public Works Complex, Freehold Twp.
  • Geraldine L.Thompson Care Center, Wall
  • Hall of Records, Freehold Borough
  • Human Services Building, Freehold Twp.
  • John L. Montgomery Care Center, Freehold Twp.
  • Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
  • Longstreet Farm Visitor Center, Holmdel 
  • Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft

You can donate at these branches of the Monmouth County Library System:

  • Headquarters in Manalapan 
  • Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury
  • Atlantic Highlands
  • Colts Neck
  • Hazlet
  • Holmdel
  • Howell
  • Marlboro
  • Ocean Township
  • Oceanport
  • Wall
  • West Long Branch

The Monmouth County Library will offer its Food for Fines program April 12-25, 2015.

This is the County’s fourth consecutive April food drive. To date, County residents have helped send 25 tons, more than 50,000 pounds, of non-perishable food to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders asks for renewed donations and assistance to once again make a big impact in defeating hunger in Monmouth County. 

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