Mercer Street Friends leads the community response to hunger in Mercer County, providing food and linking prevention programs to children, adults and seniors who face hunger and food insecurity on a daily basis.
BREAKING THE CYCLE OF ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Mercer Street Friends works with fragile at-risk families, guiding and leading them toward a healthier, safer life and brighter future.
CLOSING EDUCATION DISPARITIES
Mercer Street Friends helps children, youth and adults overcome achievement gaps and barriers to school success and employment.
Latest News & Events
Looking for a great excuse to throw calorie-counting and cholesterol caution to the wind?
Join us on Saturday, April 25th from 2pm to 6pm as the Princeton Prospect Foundation, a charitable coalition of Princeton University’s Eating Clubs, hosts the Princeton TruckFest. Food trucks serving artisanal treats and international street foods will line Prospect Street in front of the Eating Clubs. Mercer Street Friends Food Bank has been chosen to receive proceeds from the event.
For more information about Princeton Truckfest, including a list of food trucks and scheduled entertainers, visit
Coming up on Sunday, April 26th:
Visit the Food Bank table at Communiversity in Princeton.
The Trenton Board of Education will be hosting the 2015 Pre-K Fair Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th at the Ellis Auditorium located in the Trenton Board of Education building at 108 North Clinton Avenue. Mercer Street Friends Preschool will be participating in the Pre-K Fair so that parents and guardians of eligible 3- and 4-year-olds can learn more about our Preschool program.
The hours of the Pre-K Fair are Thursday, March 5th, 10:30am-1:00pm and 2:30pm- 7:00pm; and Friday, March 6th, 9:30am-Noon and 1:30pm- 4:00pm. If you have questions about the Pre-K Fair, please contact the Trenton Office of Early Childhood at 609-656-4900 Ext. 5712.