We are here to give food and grocery basics to those in need. We strive to treat you as we want to be treated ourselves while providing food in an atmosphere of empathy, compassion, and dignity. By supplying a reliable source of food, we hope to reduce the stress on you, our guest. This allows you to focus on resolving some other issues you may be facing. We strive to equip you with connections to other services you may need to overcome those issues.
Attention: Feeding Hands' Bridgewater and Edison locations are temporarily not accepting or registering ANY new families as we create new processes and prepare to move our main hub. Please do not bring any new families to your appointments with you until you hear from us. Thank you for your cooperation.
RESTRICTED TO THOSE LIVING IN SOMERSET COUNTY OR THE TOWNS OF DUNELLEN, MIDDLESEX, PISCATAWAY, OR SOUTH PLAINFIELD.
For those outside of our service area Text “Find Food” or “Comida” to 908-224-7776 to find a food location near your home.
What to bring:
Documentation for all members of your household
WIC/Snap/Other Assistance Information
Income Information (including social security, disability, employment)
Please bring a vehicle with an empty trunk
Proof of Address
Scan the QR code to join our English WhatsApp group chat. Our WhatsApp group chat is used so that we can communicate with our guest clients about upcoming events such as our new location, closings, etc.
Scan the QR code to join our Spanish WhatsApp group chat. Our WhatsApp group chat is used so that we can communicate with our guest clients about upcoming events such as our new location, closings, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need an appointment?
Yes! Complete the online application and you will be contacted with an appointment time. Thereafter, we highly recommend you come at your appointed time and date as you will be given priority over those who did not arrive on time or on the correct day.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Can I pick out my own food?
*** CURRENTLY NOT AN OPTION DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ***
We will start with a standard bag of staple items and you will choose produce (as available), meat and additional items (non-perishables) based upon the size of your family.
What can I expect on my first visit?
You should arrive 30 minutes or more before closing. Your first visit will take a minimum of 30-45 minutes. We will sit with you to review your application and determine if we can connect you to other services which may be of assistance in your particular situation.
How often can I come?
Guests are allowed to come once a month. After your first visit, we will schedule your next visit.
Feeding Hands Main Food Pantry
Location: 1480 US 22 East, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Mailing Address: Feeding Hands, Inc. 601 Route 206, Suite 26-217 Hillsborough, NJ 08844