MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The Interfaith Food Pantry is in need of 1,000 Turkeys!  Due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, turkeys that would have normally gone to the less fortunate were left without refrigeration.  As a result, thousands of New Jersey residents are without the basics to stock their pantries.  With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the Interfaith Food Pantry has turned to Hurricane Sandy Helping Hands for assistance.  Family First Homecare has partnered with Hurricane Sandy Helping Hands to further these efforts.

The Interfaith Food Pantry is located at 2 Executive Drive in Morris Plains, NJ and can also be reached at 973-538-8049 or via the web at

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Turkey breast


Parmalat or powdered milk

Instant mashed potatoes

Canned fruit

Canned vegetables (low-salt if possible)

Hearty soups (low-salt if possible)

Salad dressing

Macaroni and cheese

Brown and white rice

Canned fish





Apple, cranberry or other 100% juice

Breakfast cereal or oatmeal

Fresh potatoes, onions, yams, apples and oranges

According to the Interfaith Food Pantry, based in Morris Plains, "We have been receiving many requests for food from Morris County residents, shelters, group homes and agencies needing non-perishable food after losses from Hurricane Sandy."

To assist, please contact Majella LoBello at Hurricane Sandy Helping Hands at 973-738-9542 or contact the Food Pantry directly.

There will be refrigerated trucks starting tomorrow at the Hanover Township Library on South Jefferson Road for those who would like to donate in person.  Also, gift cards will be accepted.