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Free Food for Sussex & Warren County Families in Need

Thanks to generous donations from the NORWESCAP Food Bank, the Sussex County Board of Social Services, and numerous kind-hearted individuals, the food pantry at Project Self-Sufficiency is open and available to Sussex and Warren County residents, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   The agency has launched a new initiative, “The Food Project:  Nourishing Our Neighbors”, which is open to the public; those interested in obtaining free food and personal care products need not be agency participants.
The Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors

The agency is welcoming monetary donations to purchase food, as well as the donation of non-perishable items such as canned soups and stews; canned fruits and vegetables; fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables; frozen meals; coffee; tuna; pastas and sauces; peanut butter and jelly; toothpaste; shampoos and conditioners; hair care products; skin care products; laundry detergents; diapers and baby wipes; toilet tissue; facial tissue; and feminine hygiene products.

“During this public health crisis, the staff and Board at Project Self-Sufficiency feel strongly that the most vulnerable families in our community must have access to essential basic needs, like food, personal care products and diapers,” commented Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director at Project Self-Sufficiency.  “The Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors at Project Self-Sufficiency is open and ready to serve anyone in need.”

Those who are interested in accessing The Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors at Project Self-Sufficiency are invited to visit the campus, 127 Mill Street, Newton or call the agency, 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.  Monetary and food donations will be gratefully accepted at the agency Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Monetary donations can also be made at

Project Self-Sufficiency is a community-based non-profit organization which specializes in services for low-income families in northwestern New Jersey.  Programs offered at Project Self-Sufficiency include family literacy education, computer training and job placement services, assistance with parenting skills, childcare, counseling and advocacy, referrals, and help with emergency basic needs.  To make a donation, or for more information about the programs and services offered by Project Self-Sufficiency, visit or call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500. 


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