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Making Access Possible

#Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry

#Need Mortgage or Rent Assistance?

Helping Senior Citizens Reconnect 

#Family Promise of Sussex County can assist with utility costs


#Learn how to shop healthy on a budget and more with the Zufall SNAP-Ed team! Register here for as many classes as you want. Questions? Contact Bernice Castillo at bcastillo@zufallhealth.org

#¡Aprenda a comprar de forma saludable con un presupuesto y más con el equipo de Zufall SNAP-EdRegístrese aquí para todas las clases que desee. ¿Preguntas? Comuníquese con Bernice Castillo en bcastillo@zufallhealth.org

All kids have bad days.  But unusual behavior for more than 6 months could mean they need help. Don’t Wait. For real-time mental health supports and counselling, call Instagram @newjerseydcf’s Children’sSystem of Care. ️Call #CSOC: 1-877-652-7624

Todos los niños tienen días malos. Pero un comportamiento inusual durante más de 6 meses podría significar que necesitan ayuda. Para obtener apoyo y asesoramiento sobre saludmental en tiempo real, llame al Sistema de atención infantil de Instagram @newjerseydcf. ️Llame a #CSOC: 1-877- 652-7624

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Family Promise:

#Need Help with Utilities Costs?

#Falling behind on rent or mortgage?

#New York Blood Center Donate Spaces

The Metro YMCAs partnered with Seashore Produce and Fruit Co. to distribute boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables. Each box is intended to nourish a family of four for about a week. 

The USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program offers local pick up for Sussex County is at Fairview Lake YMCA Camps, 1035 Fairview Lake Rd., Stillwater - Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


#Hunger Free NJ -   Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) is a program to help families buy food for their children who normally would get free or reduced-price meals at school before the closures. The benefit for each eligible, school-age child is $416, which covers the days schools were closed due to COVID19. The funds will be available when you activate your card, which is similar to a bank card and protected with a Personal Identification Number (PIN).

#Deliver Together  High school students from New Jersey have launched Deliver Together to positively impact those affected by the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Working together with community leaders, we are organizing free-delivery and errand-runs to mitigate the spread of the disease among those most vulnerable. We believe that it is our obligation to provide aid to those in-need and protect the them from unnecessarily journeying outside the safety of their homes. All the funds provided will cover operational costs, including initiating a website, compensating for gas, and protective gear for volunteers. This initiative will drastically lower the chances of elderly coming in contact with the disease by ensuring they remain within the confines of their home. Deliver Together is counting on your support to help move this initiative forward and defeat and the novel Coronavirus. We welcome any donations and suggestions and are extremely grateful for those who support this initiative!

Want to Volunteer?

# Sussex County Hunger Coalition Membership Drive

#Helping Low-Income Consumers Stay Connected During the COVID19 Pandemic Through the Federal Lifeline Program

#Project Self-Sufficiency’s Food Project, Nourishing our Neighbors, is available to all Sussex and Warren County families in need throughout the summer, regardless of whether or not they are agency participants.  The attached flyer provides details about how to access assistance.  

Short Term Rental Assistance

# New Jersey to Launch Online Grocery Shopping for SNAP Recipients

#SNAP Benefits during Coronavirus

#SNAP Benefits during Coronavirus Spanish

There’s an incredible new opportunity for recovered COVID-19 patients to help their community. In coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from COVID-19 to sign up to donate plasma to help current COVID-19 patients. If you have recovered from a positive COVID-19 diagnosis and wish to be a convalescent plasma donor, or if you know somebody who has recovered and may want to help in this way, please visit our COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donor Information Page. You could be eligible to help.   




Halsted Middle School has been designated as a free meal site for all children under the age of 18. There is no enrollment needed.  

         How to participate:

Come to the  Halsted Cafeteria on Food Distribution Days from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm

Pick up meals for any child, under the age of 18, in your family.

If your family is interested in participating at Halsted please complete this survey.  We want to make sure that our Food Service company can meet any new demands.   


La Escuela Intermedia Halsted ha sido designada como un sitio de comidas gratis para todos los niños menores de 18 años. No se necesita inscripción.

         Como participar:

Venga a la cafetería Halsted los días de distribución de alimentos de 10:00 a.m. a 12:00 p.m.

Recoja comidas para cualquier niño menor de 18 años en su familia.

Si su familia participá en el program de alimentos Halsted, complete esta encuesta.  Queremos asegurarnos de que nuestros servicios de alimentos puedan satisfacer las necesidades de todas las familias.

Children are now at home and, sometimes, not knowing where to turn when stress boils over into abuse. With your help, by sharing this video, kids in NJ will know to tell a trusted adult who can call 1-877-NJ-ABUSE     Hope for Sally, and all children. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GgUCavhlZA

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 #Concerns surrounding COVID-19 increase by the minute. Low income families are suffering more each day. As this situation develops, we need to ensure those in need are safe, secure, and healthy. Sojihuggles Children’s Foundation has provided over $13,000 in aid to families in need in Sussex County in just the past week alone. We are fortunate to have a very generous donor who will match additional contributions up to $12,000.


#Register for Smart911.  Smart911 is a free service that allows you to share valuable information with 9-1-1 during an emergency. You can also receive important alerts from your community so you can prepare for any situation.  Open to ALL community members and staff.

Information Sheet

Head over to www.Smart911.com to create your Safety Profile. It’s free, private, and secure.


New York Blood Center (NYBC) is extending open hours at its donor centers and urgently requests that healthy donors make appointments to help maintain the region’s blood supply at this critical time.

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