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YOUR DONATION FEEDS PEOPLE IN CAPE MAY

The simple gift of food represents the care and safety of the community. Together we can ensure all our neighbors have access to nutritious foods they need.

EVER WONDER WHAT YOUR DONATION BUYS AT THE FOOD CLOSET?

Each donation is important and helps provide nutritious food and essential items for Cape May residents.

 

Here are some specifics: 

- $10 For 5 breakfasts

- $20 For 5 lunches and school snacks,

- $50 For 10 dinners

As we are a registered 501c3 Corporation, all of your donations are 100% tax-deductible (of course subject to law!). 99% of your donation goes directly to purchasing food or other needed items for our neighbors.

2024 - DONATION DAYS

Prior to distributions, we are collecting donations between 8:00 - 10:00 am on these days

January: 11 and 25

February: 8 and 22

March: 14 and 28 - for Easter distr.

April: 11 and 25

May: 9 and 23

June: 13 and 27

July: 11 and 25

August: 8 and 22

September: 12 and 26

October: 10 and 24

November: 14 and 24 - for Thanksgiving distr.

December: 13 and 19 -for Holiday distr.

WHAT TO GIVE

  • We accept food items (including frozen), cash, and checks. Due to limited space and storage capacity, we can accept fresh garden products only a few days before our donation days.

  • Food items must be unopened and not expired.

  • We cannot accept non-food items like towels, blankets, mattresses or clothing.

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

  • You can donate food and essential items in person on donation days or by appointment or by Amazon (check out our Wishlist).

  • You can also donate using Venmo:

  • Send your monetary donation by mail: 

Cape May Community Food Closet

500 Hughes St, Cape May, NJ 08204

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MOST NEEDED ITEMS!

We update this list on a bi-weekly basis based on our needs!

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Amazon Wish List - each donation will ship directly to the Food Closet.

  • Canned vegetables

  • Canned fruit

  • Peanut Butter

  • Pasta 

  • Pasta Sauce

  • Knorr Sides

  • Spam

  • Sardines

  • Ramen or Cup Noodle

  • Diaper Wipes

  • Paper Towels

  • Napkins

  • Toilet Paper

  • Kleenex

  • Laundry detergent

  • Dish detergent

Food List
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