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It’s Turkey Time! Now Through November 18th

2019-11-26T12:57:03-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Oaks Blog, Home Page|Tags: , , , , , |

We’re busy gearing up for our annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive NOW through November 18! Last year, with the help of our generous donors we distributed over 1900 turkeys with all the trimmings. This year, the need is greater than ever. Unfortunately, many families in our programs struggle to put food on the table on a daily basis and sadly, Thanksgiving dinner is no exception. Please help us make a warm, home-cooked meal accessible for the most vulnerable members of our community. Don’t miss your chance to make Thanksgiving traditions possible this year! Ways to Get Involved       1) Hold a Food Drive! Gather your friends, family or co-workers to help. Drop off food donations to an Oaks Integrated Care Food [...]

Today’s Hunger Heroes

2018-01-09T21:32:43-05:00July 17th, 2012|Categories: Oaks Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This morning, when we closed the food pantry for the day, the shelves were pretty barren.  With the increase of patrons we see in the summer because school food programs aren't available, the food has been moving quickly off the shelves.  After today we were reduced to corn and rice. Thankfully, we received a call from Kris who, along with her two young daughters, hosted a food drive for our Hunger Doesn't Take A Vacation campaign!  They were on their way with a van full of food! When Kris, Kylie and Maddie arrived we helped them unload their van and snapped this shot of them with all the food they collected: The girls passed fliers out throughout their neighborhood and [...]

Kermit the Frog Was Wrong…

2018-01-09T21:33:16-05:00January 27th, 2012|Categories: Oaks Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

…it IS easy being green! We’ve got a simple and eco-friendly way to upcycle your used plastic shopping bags. Don’t send your plastic bags to the landfill – drop them off to the Twin Oaks Food Pantry! We’re always in need of those handy, little bags to pack up the much needed food for our consumers. You can drop off the plastic bags directly to the Food Pantry located at 770 Woodlane Road, Suite 23, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060. Learn more about our pantry and additional ways you can help here. -Rachael