The Mercer Street Friends Food Bank leads the community response to hunger in Mercer County.
We are the primary source of government and privately donated food targeted for hunger relief programs in the county.
The Mercer Street Friends Food Bank channels 2.7 million pounds of food and groceries annually to a network of 80 local food pantries, shelters, soup kitchens, meal sites,schools, senior and disabled programs and low-income housing sites. Our food distribution and hunger prevention programs reach over 30,000 people who face the pain and indignity of hunger.
The Food Bank is located at 824 Silvia Street, Ewing Township.
To donate food, volunteer or inquire about how to become an agency member, call 609-406-0503 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mercer Street Friends Food Bank is a Partner Distribution Organization with the Community FoodBank of NJ and Feeding America.
“One teacher commented that her students are more alert and ready to learn. She attributes it to the fact that they are no longer hungry.” – Send Hunger Packing school counselor
“We get most of our food from Mercer Street Friends. Without this support, we could not accomplish what we do because we could not afford it.” – Rose Bradley, Director, Princeton Deliverance Center Food Pantry