On Friday, September 14th (National Hunger Action Day) the JFS Food Pantry & Nutritional Health Center will be open from 8-12 to accept non-perishable food donations. The Pantry is located at 1440 Whalley Avenue (first floor), New Haven. For a list of most needed items, click here.
The JFS Food Pantry is in need of canned soup to stock its shelves and what better time to donate than during National Soup Month! We are seeking donations of all things “Soup.” This includes non-perishable hearty meat based soups, kids soups, dry soup mixes, broths (cans or cartons), and microwaveable soups. Our team is […]
February is American Heart Month and Children’s Dental Health Month and the JFS Food Pantry will be collecting items in honor of these designations What better a way to recognize American Heart Month than collecting heart healthy foods! Currently the Pantry is seeking whole grain cereals such as Cheerios or anything with whole grains; Canned Salmon or […]
March is National Nutrition Month and the JFS Food Pantry is collecting foods that are of nutritional value to one’s health. Sometimes the foods that are considered the most nutritious (either by their ingredients, vitamin and mineral content, or how they are grown) are also the foods which are typically not donated to a food […]
Food Pantry June Wish List Although Summer officially begins on June 21st, June offers many opportunities prior to summer to join in outside festivities. What better time to collect traditional picnic items. The JFS Food Pantry will be collecting items such as mustard (yellow and spicy); ketchup, relish; mayo, baked beans, and sauerkraut and salad […]
During the summer, people look for quick and easy meals that won't keep them inside cooking in the hot weather. This month the JFS Food Pantry is focusing on items which can be used in or on salads. This includes the following non-perishable items: salad dressings, canned beets, sauerkraut, canned olives, cannellini beans, dark red […]
September is National Hunger Action Month and the JFS Food Pantry & Assistance Program is collecting newly purchased, non-perishable items to stock it's shelves. Here are the most requested foods and our food donation guidelines: Cereal (all types for adult and children) Soups and broths (cans and boxed) Canned meals/meats and fish such as Canned […]
January is National Soup Month and it’s time for our Annual 2024 “Soup”er Bowl of Caring.” During January and the first two weeks of February leading up to the televised championship football game, the JFS Food Pantry & Food Assistance Program will be collecting all things “Soup.” You can join our team to help in […]