NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The City of New Brunswick, in conjunction with other community organizations, will be distributing 1,000 boxes of food to residents on Tuesday.

The event will start at 9:30 a.m. and will continue while supplies last at the City Hall parking lot at 78 Bayard Street.

There is a one-box-per-household limit, and produce will also be available.

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The city is working with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS) and the Feeding New Brunswick Network.

There will be an on-site registration, and proof of residency is all that will be required.

Residents are encouraged to bring push carts and strollers.

In response to the COVID-19, all residents will be asked to wear a mask.

The city is looking for volunteers to help with the food distribution. Contact Keith Jones, the Chief of Staff to Mayor Jim Cahill, at 732-745--5004 or email at