JBJ Soul Foundation

Rebuilding pride in one’s self and one’s community – one SOUL at a time.

Thank You for Joining Our Soul of Hunger Event

Photos can be viewed in our Photo Gallery, please check back as more photos will be added in the next few days.

If you missed the event, you can watch it HERE

Below are some resources for more information on hunger in New Jersey and how you can help:

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties – fbmoc.org
The NJ Anti-Hunger Coalition – njahc.org
The JBJ Soul Kitchen – jbjsoulkitchen.org

For more information on the themes and topics covered in the documentary “A Place at the Table”apatt.org

Local Food Banks are a great resource. NJ has five:

Community FoodBank of New Jersey
njfoodbank.org / (908) 355-FOOD (3663)

The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
foodbankmoc.org / (732) 918-2600

FoodBank of South Jersey
foodbanksj.org / (856) 662-4884

Mercer Street Friends Food Bank
mercerstreetfriends.org / (609) 406-0503

NORWESCAP
norwescap.org / (908) 454-4322

For information on what YOU can do to:

Help expand school breakfast program:
Advocates for Children of New Jersey – acnj.org

Protect SNAP:
Food and Research Center – frac.org

Expand access to child nutrition programs:
SOS – No Kid Hungry – nokidhungry.org

Organizations, through programs or advocacy, working to alleviate hunger in NJ and/or a national level are:
-Feeding Amercia – feedingamerica.org

-Food Research and Action Center – frac.org

-NJ Anti-Hunger Coalition – njahc.org

-Anti-Poverty Network of NJ – antipovertynetwork.org

Also we are working to answer the questions we received during the panel Q&A. Some of these answers will be posted here, so please check back often.

Thank you for your support, we hope that our event has inspired everyone to take action in the fight against hunger.

 

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