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Here are some food pantry locations opened for the holidays

In Jersey City food pantries are set up for families who are facing food insecurity

Many families in Jersey City are facing food insecurity these upcoming holidays. Food pantries across the city will be set up for the holiday season.

“Food pantries help those less fortunate especially with the holidays coming up,” said Angelo Estrada, who volunteers at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church on Saturdays. The pantry at the church is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. according to their site.

Here are a few pantries you could go to:

  • AngelaCARES
    696 Ocean Ave.
    12:30 pm – 5:00 pm
    201 -706-2884
    Every 3rd & 4th Friday of the month
  • At the Feet of Jesus
    273 Ocean Ave
    12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Every and Friday of the month
  • Grace Community Services
    LII 39 Erie St.
    7:00 am – 8:00 am
    Every Saturday & Sunday of the month
  • Jerusalem Baptist Church
    106-8 Allantic Steet
    8:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Every 2nd & 3rd Saturday of the month
    JERSEY CITY, NJ 07305140 230 12:30PM-5:00PM (Proof of ID is required, must bring your own bag, and must wear a mask)

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