Empower. Thrive.

Where there is a need, Mercer Street Friends will find a way.

Mercer Street Friends is a nonprofit organization that provides food for those who are food insecure, support for families, and educational opportunities that lead to better tomorrows. We work in collaboration with social and human service organizations, the Trenton School District and medical health resources to ensure that families of all ages and stages can access the services they need to live a more fulfilling life.

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Our Mission

Nourishing minds and bodies;
Empowering families and communities.

Food & Meal Services

In partnership with our friends at Trenton Health Team, a list of all places you can visit for food.

Mercer Street Friends - Meal Finder Map

March 30, 2023

We Are A Village

It’s been said “it takes a village” to raise a family. At the Matlock house, my three boys would simply tell you that I have “mommy friends” Moms, dads, neighbors, colleagues and kind strangers that have offered time and resources so that my children can thrive. Fortunately, when you’re a …

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February 10, 2023

A Letter to My Friends

Dear Friends, February 1 marked six months in my (not-so-new) role as Chief Development and Marketing Officer at Mercer Street Friends (MSF). It’s been the fastest six months in my professional career – and wow, has it been great! I stepped into this role with a background in nonprofit arts, …

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September 28, 2022

FriendsTalk Newsletter September 2022

Our FriendsTalk News From Mercer Street Friends newsletter is out. Grab your copy of the newsletter by clicking on the image below.

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