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REPLENISH was created by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners in 1994 as a means to provide food and other basic necessities to Middlesex County residents in need. Today, the regional food bank services a network of more than 160 food pantries, soup kitchens and social service agencies. Additionally, REPLENISH supplies these registered members with networking opportunities, resource-

REPLENISH was created by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners in 1994 as a means to provide food and other basic necessities to Middlesex County residents in need. Today, the regional food bank services a network of more than 160 food pantries, soup kitchens and social service agencies. Additionally, REPLENISH supplies these registered members with networking opportunities, resource-

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10/05/2022

Hot off the presses! FRAC's report finds the monthly fruit and vegetable benefit boost for participants played a key role in keeping hunger at bay for children and expectant or postpartum individuals. Learn more. https://bit.ly/3riMyKD

10/04/2022

Did you enjoy our social media posts during ? If so, make sure to help us thank our stellar teen volunteer, Bhavna Bangalore of in the comments below. Bhavna made graphics for our posts throughout the month and we simply couldn't have done it with out you!
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09/29/2022
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09/28/2022

! Try it, leave a comment about what you couldn't do very well on an . What in your life or work would suffer over time? Learn about in your community and . You just might be helping your neighbor .

Fried, baked, or served as a sandwich,  is a great-tasting and   to get any neighbor in need through a rough day.  P.S. ...
09/27/2022

Fried, baked, or served as a sandwich, is a great-tasting and to get any neighbor in need through a rough day.

P.S. Breath mints and mouthwash give a minty finish to the meal. Yes, those are gladly too!

Your nearest food and hygiene donation station might just be at your neighborhood .  Call or visit to find out more. Lib...
09/26/2022

Your nearest food and hygiene donation station might just be at your neighborhood . Call or visit to find out more.

Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium

From time to time, Replenish will be sharing budget-friendly, simple and healthy recipes from a variety of cuisines.  If...
09/26/2022

From time to time, Replenish will be sharing budget-friendly, simple and healthy recipes from a variety of cuisines. If you make them, please leave a comment below with your opinion and any modifications you made to make this dish truly yours!

Making meals at home is one of the easiest ways to save money. Dishes like soups, stews, and casseroles go a long way, are budget friendly, and allow you to choose healthier options. Try this Vegetarian Chili recipe!

https://snapedny.org/2021/01/vegetarian-chili/

Is your interest peaked?  TAPinto Edison has the full details about this action-packed event tomorrow.  Replenish will b...
09/23/2022
Charity Soccer Festival’s Goal To Help Pediatric Cancer Patients, Children In Need, Food Insecure Families

Is your interest peaked? TAPinto Edison has the full details about this action-packed event tomorrow. Replenish will be there so stop by with your monetary, food, or personal care donation and get entered into a gift card raffle courtesy of Topgolf. The day should be full of surprises. Don't miss it!

METUCHEN, NJ - Twenty-two Greater Middlesex Conference high school girls soccer teams are uniting to help pediatric cancer patients and other children in need t

Even if your baby-raising days are long over or not here yet, if you find a babycare item  at the store, think about don...
09/23/2022

Even if your baby-raising days are long over or not here yet, if you find a babycare item at the store, think about donating it. These supplies are absolutely necessary but can be a huge dent in a monthly shopping Families in need will really !

The entire REPLENISH team is so incredibly proud of our dedicated and driven . Jennifer is a steadfast warrior in the fi...
09/22/2022

The entire REPLENISH team is so incredibly proud of our dedicated and driven . Jennifer is a steadfast warrior in the fight to build a well-connected and tight emergency and a local that supports all in with greater equity. And, her tireless work through Superstorm Sandy and the entire COVID shutdown has been amazing. Our team can honestly report that Jennifer is a great boss to work for and along side with! Congratulations from your team!!

Got little ones and need a great reason to go to the  ?  REPLENISH food bank is reading at story time TONIGHT at 7pm. Ki...
09/22/2022

Got little ones and need a great reason to go to the ? REPLENISH food bank is reading at story time TONIGHT at 7pm. Kids grades 1-4 will enjoy an empowering story about how friends or classmates can help out youth troubled by issues of hunger. Kids then play a game and make a craft with take-home action ideas to keep the learning going. Join us, it's free!

Simple put, !   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjmJAWiXr2o If you lived on top ramen, mac n' cheese, beans and rice, po...
09/21/2022
Hungry To Learn | Trailer | 2020

Simple put, ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjmJAWiXr2o

If you lived on top ramen, mac n' cheese, beans and rice, potatoes, or pb & j sandwiches throughout most of your college years, you may have faced . Let's make the phrase 'starving student' history! Feed the body, feed the mind, feed their futures. Learn more about the existence of hunger on with like this.

In a documentary film by Soledad O’Brien and Geeta Gandbhir we meet the faces behind an American crisis -- college students so strapped to pay tuition that t...

Yes indeedy do! We accept  too!If you have a favorite recipe to share using foods from the garden, feel free to drop off...
09/20/2022

Yes indeedy do! We accept too!
If you have a favorite recipe to share using foods from the garden, feel free to drop off a copy with your donation. and their clients really appreciate it.

Master Gardeners of Middlesex County NJ East Brunswick Community Garden

Whether or not you are ready to start composting to help your garden or a community garden for others, you can learn fro...
09/19/2022

Whether or not you are ready to start composting to help your garden or a community garden for others, you can learn from Rutgers Cooperative Extension now. Sign up for their next Backyard Composting class on October 29. Contact [email protected], or call 732-745-4170 to register.

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If you haven't had a chance to get involved with our  30 Ways in 30 Days  yet, this is THE week..  A number of events ha...
09/19/2022

If you haven't had a chance to get involved with our 30 Ways in 30 Days yet, this is THE week.. A number of events happening locally as well as informative links and activities to increase our resiliency and . Cook, compost, cocktails (fundraiser!)...whatever peaks your interest. !

Middlesex County Div of Solid Waste

We are at all 6   locations today until 2 pm. Please stop by and donate to our  to help restock out shelves!
09/17/2022

We are at all 6 locations today until 2 pm. Please stop by and donate to our to help restock out shelves!

09/16/2022

Has your week been busy? No worries, there's still 24 more hours to snag an extra pack of toilet paper from the store or that extra toothbrush in the closet you got at your last dentist visit.

Bring food, toiletries, hygiene & period products, diapers, laundry supplies, or money to the Stop & Shop nearest you between 10am-2pm tomorrow and say Hi! to the REPLENISH crew and volunteers.

REPLENISH food bank shares one of their new favorite books during story time at the East Brunswick Public Library.   It'...
09/15/2022

REPLENISH food bank shares one of their new favorite books during story time at the East Brunswick Public Library. It's a great story to build an understanding of food insecurity and empathy among elementary-age children. Spend an hour with Ms. Olivia reading, playing Find the Hungry Duck game, and talking about how any kid can become a hunger hero to a friend or classmate!

Thank you Assemblywoman Sadaf Jaffer for joining our efforts this
09/14/2022

Thank you Assemblywoman Sadaf Jaffer for joining our efforts this

Yes,  are a really wonderful option for donation! It allows food pantries more flexibility to either purchase items spec...
09/14/2022

Yes, are a really wonderful option for donation! It allows food pantries more flexibility to either purchase items specifically in high need or assist individuals/families in an where they may have lost their possessions, residence, or place to stay. It's best to take any gift card directly to REPLENISH food bank or your local to ensure delivery and proper use.

Can you still eat healthy AND delicious on a ?  Yes!  tinyurl.com/27ynvjwb → 3 years worth of economical dinner dishes c...
09/14/2022

Can you still eat healthy AND delicious on a ? Yes!

tinyurl.com/27ynvjwb → 3 years worth of economical dinner dishes created by in our Dine Below the Line challenge (returning May 11, 2023).

Fresh ingredients + food pantry staples + creativity = family fed for

The next time you run to the store this week, pick up another 'one of those' to donate to others this Saturday at your n...
09/13/2022

The next time you run to the store this week, pick up another 'one of those' to donate to others this Saturday at your nearest Stop and shop. Hunger ends when we are all nourishing our neighbors together!

There are many different causes and remedies for hunger in America.  Learn more or stay informed through our websites al...
09/12/2022

There are many different causes and remedies for hunger in America. Learn more or stay informed through our websites along with and Food Research & Action Center

Set an  at your table, , or  for action to end hunger in our homes, schools, anywhere in our communities.
09/12/2022

Set an at your table, , or for action to end hunger in our homes, schools, anywhere in our communities.

6, YES!, 6 Stop & Shop locations where you can ! Bring your food, homecare/cleaning, hygiene donations, and even your ho...
09/11/2022

6, YES!, 6 Stop & Shop locations where you can !
Bring your food, homecare/cleaning, hygiene donations, and even your home garden harvest extras to any Stop n' Shop in Middlesex County during our big .

We'll have helpful handouts at the entrances with items listed that are always in great need. We'll see you there!

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We're headed toward the midway point for  but there is still so many aspects of it and events to cover.  Continue  each ...
09/11/2022

We're headed toward the midway point for but there is still so many aspects of it and events to cover. Continue each and every day for tips, facts, and thought-provoking information.

REPLENISH has got a great theme for your next small gathering. Why not DINE BELOW THE LINE?  Make your dishes conversati...
09/09/2022

REPLENISH has got a great theme for your next small gathering. Why not DINE BELOW THE LINE?

Make your dishes conversation centerpieces for both their flavor and thriftiness. The dishes in our DBTL online cookbooks are all creatively crafted by local chefs to serve 4 for

09/09/2022

Do you remember the last time that your paycheck just covered the rent?
What suffered until the next paycheck?

The majority of us are far from this reality but for those still struggling to recover from a loss or to just keep up with the rising here, is an easy thing to sacrifice. Help us make this reality history. Get informed and with the social issues that impact your community's .

During  any day is the perfect day to !  Just look some of the hip residents already showing their support to end hunger...
09/08/2022

During any day is the perfect day to !

Just look some of the hip residents already showing their support to end hunger and food insecurity!

Girl Scouts of New/North Brunswick troop members
Patrons & staff of the Developmental Disabilities Association of NJ in
Sisters of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. -Omega Mu Zeta Chapter
Girl Scouts of East Brunswick Milltown and South River

Wow, you all look absolutely ! And you can too! (post your pic and tag us!)

We are looking forward to participating in this event!  We hope you will join us!
09/07/2022

We are looking forward to participating in this event! We hope you will join us!

Great event coming up next month at the Schoolhouse! Replenish, Temple Emanu-El First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Need a reason to dine out on weekday?  Well, for tomorrow only Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro in Jamesburg ...
09/07/2022

Need a reason to dine out on weekday? Well, for tomorrow only Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro in Jamesburg is offering to donate 15% of your food and beverage purchase to Feeding Middlesex County, a BIG supporter of REPLENISH. Make sure to read donation conditions, bring flyer with you, and present it at the time of your order.

Eat, drink, and be caring!

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Imagine yourself in a wide open space bordered by thick woods. The sun shining, birds singing, people laughing, and you'...
09/07/2022

Imagine yourself in a wide open space bordered by thick woods. The sun shining, birds singing, people laughing, and you're completely surrounded by sun-kissed foods. Imagine no longer, because that's just what it's like at the Rows for the Hungry Garden at the EARTH Center of Middlesex County.

is looking for volunteers on Saturday, Oct 1 to help them harvest and start prepping their beds for the winter. Harvested food goes to great organizations like REPLENISH and 's Promise!

This is gardening with a passion to nourish our neighbors. No experience necessary, just helping hands! Contact us to register.

Yes, it can be so confusing. Luckily, REPLENISH food bank teamed up with our county's Division of Solid Waste Management...
09/06/2022

Yes, it can be so confusing. Luckily, REPLENISH food bank teamed up with our county's Division of Solid Waste Management to help you make sense of it all. Visit middlesexcountynj.gov/getfoodsmart to learn more about the 3 Rs for .

Reading properly helps:
REDUCE your food bill
REDUCE premature food waste
INCREASES opportunities for food sharing & !
Isn't that all worth a read through?

Middlesex County NJ Government

Cheesy crackers, cheese curls, mac n' cheese, shredded cheese, sliced cheese, bricks of cheese, frozen cheesy dinners......
09/05/2022

Cheesy crackers, cheese curls, mac n' cheese, shredded cheese, sliced cheese, bricks of cheese, frozen cheesy dinners...
Yes! we accept them all! Make sure anything requiring refrigeration is donated directly to our distribution center in M-F 6am-2pm or contact your closest as they may accept them too! Fresh is best!!

Join other hunger action seekers this Thursday at Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro in  for DINE TO DONATE.  1...
09/03/2022

Join other hunger action seekers this Thursday at Fiddleheads Restaurant, New American Bistro in for DINE TO DONATE.

15%, YES! 15% of your bill will be donated to Feeding Middlesex County that day. This money will then be used to purchase high-demand food stuffs and hygiene or household basics, that can really eat up a super tight shopping budget.

Clip, snap, or download this flyer out any way you can or and bring it to dine at Fiddleheads. Share your email with us at 732-729-0880 and we'll send you a flyer. Bon appetite!

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MCFOODS was created by the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 1994 as a means to provide food and other basic necessities to Middlesex County residents in need. Today, the regional food bank is operated through the Middlesex County Improvement Authority and services a network of more than 100 food pantries, soup kitchens and social service agencies. Additionally, MCFOODS supplies these registered members with networking opportunities, resource-sharing tools and nutritional guidelines for clients. On a broader platform, MCFOODS is an advocate for programs and policies intended to combat hunger and poverty.

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Thank you for filling all our bellies with your gracious and plentiful donations!!! Mcfoods Network
God bless you Mcfoods!
My family is eternally grateful!!!
Proud to have you in East Brunswick...
We have some food we would like to donate. Please let me know a good day/time to drop off
Send someone to Georgia. They can't give away the food fast enough here.
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