Pop Up Pantry to help our Neigbors in Need
St. Bernard's Church Parish House parking lot,
88 Claremont Rd, Bernardsville
(parking lot entrance on Mine Mount Rd)
The Pantry is no longer accepting donations for non-perishable items.
ITEMS STILL NEEDED
Diapers and/or Wipes
drop in marked tote bin outside Parish House.
Diapers are collected or delivered on a bi-monthly basis.
ShopRite Gift Cards ($25 denominations)
drop in Church mailbox or mail to the church.
Can be made online (see link below). These are processed through the NJ District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod which is a 501(c)3.
Or by check - make payable to The Community Fund (also a (501(c)3) with "COVID19 Assistance" or "Pop Up Pantry" on the memo line.
Mail to St. Bernard's Church, 88 Claremont Rd, Bernardsville, NJ 07924 or drop in the church mailbox on Claremont Road.
All funds raised will go to this effort to help our neighbors.
Food Pantry Update!
We thank the people, congregations, organizations, and businesses of the Somerset Hills for your generous support of the Pop-Up Food Pantry. Your nonperishable, monetary, and ShopRite gift card donations help keep our neighbors fed. We will continue to make good use of your financial donations to The Community Fund as we support our community during this ongoing crisis. Here is an update on the Food Pantry:
Diapers and Wipes
The Food Pantry continues to collect and deliver (on a bi-monthly basis) diapers and wipes to families in need.
Family meals continue to be provided to families on a monthly basis partnering with local restaurants: Nicolette/Morini, Plaza Tikal, Anthony’s Pizza & Catering, and The Claremont Tavern. We are extremely grateful for their willingness to partner with us and provide delicious dinners.
ShopRite Gift Cards
Gift cards are provided to families who need to purchase food.
Other assistance as needed
The pantry is committed to assisting families in need on an as needed basis with funds donated to the Pantry.
Grants and Awards
The Pop Up Food Pantry has very gratefully received grants from the following foundations and programs:
New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF)
Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF)
Emergency Food and Shelter Program - United Way (EFSP)
Pantry in the Press
Click on the links below to see articles from the local press about the Pop Up Food Pantry