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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.

 

2023 - DONATION DAYS

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

January: 12 and 26

February: 9 and 23

March: 9 and 23 - for Easter distr.

April: 13 and 27

May: 11 and 25

June: 8 and 22

July: 13 and 27

August: 10 and 24

September: 14 and 28

October: 12 and 26

November: 9 and 19 - for Thanksgiving distr.

December: 14 and 21 -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).

  • Send your monetary donation by mail: 

Cape May Community Food Closet

500 Hughes St, Cape May, NJ 08204

  • Shop at AmazonSmile and set the Food Closet as the beneficiary of the Amazon donation for your purchase.

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MOST NEEDED ITEMS!

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

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FOOD ITEMS:

  • Cereal 

  • Dried grains/beans/legumes

  • Canned beans

  • Spam

  • Sardines

  • Hamburger Helper

  • Rice a Roni

  • Manwich

  • ​Knorr Sides

  • Kid Snacks (like Goldfish or Chips)

  • Pudding Snack Packs

PERSONAL CARE & HOUSEHOLD 

  • Pampers – Size 4, 5 and 6

  • Toilet Paper

  • Paper Towels

  • Dish Soap

  • Laundry Soap

  • Toothbrushes

  • Toothpaste

  • Fruit Cups

  • Granola Bars

  • SpaghettiOs 

  • Chef Boy R Dee canned macaroni

  • Cup Noodle 

  • Cake Mix and Icing

  • Brownie Mix

  • Shelf Stable Milk

  • Instant Oatmeal packets

Food List
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