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Do you need food?

There are two main ways of receiving food from St. Mary's Food Pantry:

1) If you just need food to get you through a short-term emergency, you can get a pre-packed bag of non-perishable food at St. Mary's Parish Offices. They are open all days, but shorter hours on the weekends.

2) If your situation is more long-term, you will need to be interviewed and qualified to shop for food once a month at our Food Pantry (see contact info on the home page). In order to qualify, you need to:

        a. Live within our service area: Pompton Lakes, Bloomingdale, Wanaque, Haskell, Butler, and Oakland. If  you  live in Wayne or Riverdale, you'll need to contact your food pantry [Wayne: 973-694-1800 Ext. 3281 Regina Parks; Riverdale: 973-835-4060 Ext. 6 Linda Roetman]

        b. At the interview, have the following paperwork with you:
            1. Photo I.D. (drivers license)
            2. Copy of a utility bill showing your address
            3. Documents verifying all members in your household
            4. Documents showing any income or public assistance received by you or any members of your household,  [we go by the income guidelines supplied by The Emergency Food Assistance Program of NJ]

        c. Phone the Parish Office  (973-835-0374) and leave a message with the receptionist we will return your call and set up an appointment.

17 Pompton Avenue
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

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