A Message from
the Executive Director

November 2016

Isaiah G. Cooper

Message Archive:
Halloween is over but we are still here serving the community...
Veteran’s day - is the 11th of November and we truly thank all those men and women who have served and continue to serve our nation.
Thanksgiving - We are accepting donations through Nov. 18th for items to go along with the turkeys that we will distribute to our clients.
We hope you can support our efforts by donating a few of the items listed here: Stuffing, Instant Potatoes,Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Canned Vegetables (Assorted - Corn, etc.), Canned Yams (Sweet Potato), Muffin Mix, Canned Fruit (Assorted).
  •  Dinners and turkeys will be distributed to our clients, thanks in part to:
          • Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
          • Middletown United Methodist Church (Celebrating 50 Years)
          • Keyport First Aid Auxiliary (Make A Difference Day)
          • Red Bank Crop Walk
          • Faith Reformed Church (Spaghetti Dinner)
  • Need additional information? Contact – Sherry Hill, KMFP Associate Director, Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9:30 – 11:30 AM, (732) 888-1986
Our volunteers - continue to work to upgrade our facility and to deliver a complete package and a quality service, you deserve nothing less. To that end some of the services we will be rolling out are:
  • Toys/Christmas Dinner
  • One Warm Coat/Clothing
  • Books
  • Training our staff: Foodbank Client Management Training
Bayshore Lunch Program - Open to All. This program operates out of Community Church (next to pantry building). Lunches are available Monday through Friday (check the calendar for start times as they vary by day. 
Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Outreach Services Available - Open to All, Every other Tuesday throughout the month at Community Church Fellowship Hall next to pantry building. Call to confirm the dates. (732) 918-2600 ext. 234. Foodbank representatives will provide assistance and guidance to anyone in need with the various programs available. See also: USDA Food and Nutrition web site.
Sponsoring Churches
  • Calvary United Methodist Church
  • Second Baptist Church of Keyport
  • Community Church of Keyport
  • St. John's United Methodist Church
  • Faith Reformed Church
  • St. Mary's - The Virgin
  • First Baptist Church of Keyport
  • Gethsemane Lutheran Church
  • Grace United Methodist Church
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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