A Message from
the Executive Director

July 2015

Isaiah G. Cooper

Message Archive:
Summer is here!
Happy and Safe 4th of July -All of us at the KMFP hope you are enjoying your summer. Remember, Safety First during all your summer activities.
This month’s message is short because during the summer months there is not too much going on but we want everyone to know that you are free to contact us should you have any specific questions, comments, etc.
Like Us on Facebook - If you are on Facebook, Like us, to get updated info on Events and other Food Pantry happenings. 
Food Donations Hunger does not take a vacation and the KMFP continues to serve all of those in need that come through our doors. Unfortunately, food donations during the summer months are always low but we are so grateful to have so many ongoing and new donors that support us in so many ways. Please continue to remember us when you go shopping and if possible pick up a few canned or boxed items.
You can find a list of the items that we are always in need of on the How You Can Help section of our website. If you have specific questions about food donations please contact Associate Director Sherry Hill during our hours of operation.
Just added: Ongoing KMFP Office and Housekeeping Needs (PDF File or Word Doc)
All of your donations, big or small, are truly appreciated we cannot do it without YOU!
New Building Project Annual Appeal and Pathway to Success donations continue to come in. We are eternally grateful for all the donations we have received thus far. Please continue to spread the word YOU are our voice!
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – formerly known as the Food Stamp Program is of great assistance to many people who are struggling financially and need assistance in purchasing food. Foodbank personnel are available at different locations on a monthly basis throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties to assist persons who would like to apply. Foodbank personnel will be available in Keyport at the Community Church – Fellowship Hall (adjacent to the Food Pantry in the same building).
For further information contact the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties – (732) 918-2600 ext. 234.  If you know of someone that needs assistance in applying please provide this information to them. Spanish speaking personnel available.
See also: USDA Food and Nutrition web site.
As always, to ALL our supporters - Thank You for your ongoing friendship, belief in our organization and all your donations. We cannot do it without YOU.

Isaiah G. Cooper
Executive Director
Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Inc.
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