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
President of Princeton University, Christopher L. Eisgruber, joined university staff and faculty recently for a visit to the Food Bank. They learned about the critical services that the Food Bank provides to those facing hunger in Mercer County and then they sorted and packed food for distribution. You can read the story on the Princeton University website by clicking here.
The staff of the Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) recently toured the Food Bank with PACF donors who wanted a behind-the-scenes understanding of the operation and the multiple services the Food Bank provides. PACF reported on the visit in its first newsletter of the new year. You can read the story here: http://goo.gl/ENruSw
Trenton Thunder Charities, through its Community Grant Program, awarded $2,500 to Mercer Street Friends for the Trenton Digital Initiative. The Trenton Digital Initiative teaches youth basic computer skills and gives them the opportunity to build their own computers, which they take with them at the program’s completion.