MILLTOWN/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Middlesex County's annual Spring Food Drive will be in full swing from March 13 through March 24. The drive will help to replenish the food supply for MCFOODS. MCFOODS is the Middlesex County's emergency food network. The network collects and distributes non-perishable foods and personal hygiene items to more than 100 food pantries and soup kitchens as well as social service agencies and outreach programs.

Collection bins will be available in all schools throughout Middlesex County including schools in the Spotswood and Milltown School Districts. Donation bins are also located in the Spotswood Public Library and the Milltown Boro Hall's front hallway.

Donations should be canned or packaged items only. Glass of any kind in not accepted.

Much-needed items are as follows:

  • Canned meats and chicken
  • Pasta
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruits
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Granola bars
  • Canned beans
  • Dry beans
  • Cereal
  • Rice
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Tissues
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes