2016 Statistics

2165715
Total TEFAP Pounds distributed
105351
TEFAP Total People Served at Food Pantries
224770
TEFAP Total Meals Served at Shelters/Soup Kitchens

Southern Regional Food Distribution Center

Our agency provides all food FREE of charge.

All food sites are required to:
  • Complete and Agency Agreement Form
  • Have a safe and secure area to properly store all foods received
  • Regulate and monitor temperature storage
  • Register yearly all recipients to verify program eligibility
  • Complete monthly inventory forms (summary reports)
  • Have recipients sign for the food items and turn in the signature sheets on a monthly basis

We provide food free of any charge, no political or religious activities in exchange for receiving food items.

TEFAP and SFPP Foods

SHALL NOT BE SOLD, EXCHANGED OR OTHERWISE DISPOSED OF WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

Eligibility Criteria for Recipients

Participate in one of these automatic qualifier programs:

  • Temporary Assistance of Needy families (TNAF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
  • Medicaid

OR have a total household income that does not exceed eligibility guidelines (185% of federal poverty guidelines)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form – online at: http://www.ascr.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or an any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992

Donations Needed
  • Money or Gift Cards
  • Canned Food
Volunteers Needed
  • Clerical Work
Volunteer Packet

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