Did you realize food pantry shortages INCREASE during the summer months? Decreased donations and increased need due to the summer break from school lunch and breakfast programs leave many Sussex County families hungry.  

Enter Foodstock:  an annual spring countywide food drive started 15 years ago through the coordinated efforts of Pass it Along, United Way of Northern New Jersey, and The New Jersey Herald.

Between now and the first week of June, YOU can donate food and household items in Foodstock collection boxes located at many businesses and organizations throughout the county, including Team Nest Builder’s Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors office building at 54 Woodport Road in Sparta!

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At the end of the collection period, volunteers sort and distribute to more than a dozen food pantries including in Andover, Lafayette, Wantage,Newton, Stillwater and Vernon.

Additional businesses collection sites include:

Prefer to make a monetary donation? Send your contribution to Foodstock, c/o United Way of Northern New Jersey, 2 Spring St., Suite 1, Newton, NJ 07860. Checks can be made out to Foodstock.

Whether your donation involves a check, food or a household item, Team Nest Builder knows you’ll feel good supporting our Sussex County community! Liked this article?  Check out our blog for loads of helpful information on real estate, home improvement and community events!

 

Source: NJ Herald