Connecting Local Students with Their Neighbors in Need

A group of determined students from the Lawrenceville School wanted to help their neighbors in need. Hundreds of residents in...

A Visit From ONE Project NJ

Mercer Street Friends thanks ONE Project NJ and Chairman Raymond Wang for organizing a fundraiser in response to COVID-19 and...

We Thank You for Your Continued Support

On the first Friday of June 2020, in partnership with Triumphant Life Community Church, Sam Naples Senior Center, Capital Area...

Standing in Solidarity with Our Entire Community

Mercer Street Friends’ founding was based on the Quaker values of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship. As we...

For Everything There is a Season…

Last weekend began the unofficial start of summer. Traditionally, summer represents days filled with sun, water, perhaps a vacation or...

No Matter the Age, Anyone Can Achieve a High School Diploma

Ms. Martha Worrell came to Mercer Street Friends over a year ago, determined to earn her high school diploma. At 81 years...

“Why are you here?”

This past Thursday, as volunteers were preparing Community Food Bags to be distributed to our neighbors in Trenton and Mercer...

The Numbers Continue to Grow.

9 weeks 8,000 weekend emergency food bags 125,000 meals 1,400 contributors 193 volunteers On Friday, May 15, 2020, Mercer Street...

Mercer Street Friends Secures Food for Hunger Fight – L.A. Parker Column

Mercer Street Friends secures food for hunger fight (L.A. PARKER COLUMN) L.A. Parker – The Trentonian A line queued on...

Parenting Impact Center Responding to Basic Needs…Diapers and Food

Since the beginning of April, Mercer Street Friends Center for Parenting and Family Empowerment is responding to the needs of...