Note: The following list is very biased toward the area where I live, as I didn’t have much time to put this one together. If you know of another hunger cause in South Jersey that needs assistance, please comment below. I will add it as soon as I can. Thank you!
In honor of World Kindness Day, here are 9 ways you can help alleviate hunger in South Jersey:
If you’re near Mount Holly or Berlin, help stock pantry shelves and pack bags at Oaks Integrated Care, which needs assistance with their Thanksgiving food pantry.
In Audubon, Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers to help shop and deliver meals to Camden County senior citizens.
In Pennsauken, the Food Bank of South Jersey is looking for volunteers to teach healthy cooking and nutrition classes in a variety of settings.
Hunger Helpers in Camden and Jersey Cares need volunteers to serve hot meals in a restaurant-like setting to people suffering from hunger.
Stock the shelves of Touch New Jersey Inc’s. food pantry in Camden.
If you’re a teen or know one who wants to help, check out Quixote Quest’s Qaravana initiative, which aims to feed hungry children in Camden.
The Salvation Army in Vineland needs help with their food pantry.
Learn more about hunger in South Jersey by reading the Press of Atlantic City’s Growing Up Hungry series.
Host a food drive at your school or workplace to benefit the Food Bank of South Jersey.