SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ – First Hope Bank is joining the Stuff the Bus Food Drive for the Sussex County Social Services Food Pantry in advance of the holiday season. 

They currently serve the needs of 700 to 800 residents a month in Sussex and Warren Counties.

All First Hope Bank locations will be accepting food and monetary donations; $1 buys five pounds of food and $5 can feed a child for a whole weekend.

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Please consider donating the following items:

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly,
  • Cereal,
  • Juice,
  • Mac and Cheese,
  • Pasta and Tomato Sauce,
  • Hearty Soups,
  • Canned Fruit,
  • Instant Potatoes and Rice,
  • Baby Food and diapers,
  • Meals in a can (Spaghettios, raviolis, chili)
  • Shelf stable meat (tune or other proteins),
  • Kid friendly snacks (granola bars, fruit snacks…)
  • Personal hygiene products (shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste…)

Donations can be dropped off at any First Hope Bank location.