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:
- A $10 donation buys peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for a family of 2 for a week
- A $25 donation buys breakfast for a family of 4 for two weeks
- A $50 donation buys a nutritious dinner for 4 for a week
- A $100 donation sustains 3 families for 2 weeks
As we are a registered 501c3 Corporation, all of your donations are 100% tax deductible (of course subject to law!).
2021 - DONATION DAYS
Prior to distributions, we are collecting donations between 8:30 - 10:00 am on these days
January: 7 and 21
February: 11 and 25
March: 11 and 25
April: 1 and 22
May:15 and 27
June: 10 and 24
July: 14 and 24
August: 12 and 26
September: 9 and 23
October: 7 and 21
November: 11 and 20
December: 9 and 19
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.
Send your monetary donation by mail:
Cape May Community Food Closet
500 Hughes St, Cape May, NJ 08204
MOST NEEDED ITEMS!
We update this list on a bi-weekly basis based on our needs!
Frozen turkeys or turkey breast
Cream of mushroom soup
Mixed fruit cocktail
Laundry soap (including pods)