Food Resources in Princeton

Food Resources in Princeton
Phone NumberEmail Address

Arm In Arm (previously Crisis Ministry of Mercer County

Has three food pantries which provide a variety of shelf-stable foods and fresh foods such as produce, protein and other baked goods.  This facility also offers education on healthy foods and how to make grocery shopping cheaper and efficient. Arm In Arm also offers health screenings and provides personal care products.

In Princeton: Nassau Presbyterian Church

61 Nassau St.

In Trenton: 123 E. Hanover St. and 48 Hudson St.

Phone: (609) 396-9355


Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Tuesday 1:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Cornerstone Community Kitchen 

The Cornerstone Community Kitchen (CCK) offers a free and nutritious meal every week, even on holidays. Volunteers from the community serve the meal from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. In partnership with the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK), this ministry of Princeton United Methodist Church (PUMC) now serves more than 100 people each week. Some come for the food, while some for the fellowship and friendly atmosphere. All are welcome, no questions asked.

Princeton United Methodist Church

7 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Phone:  (609) 924-2613


Day/Time: Wednesday, 5:00 – 6:30PM


First Baptist Church of Princeton

Partnering with The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) to create Princeton Community Dinner. Every Tuesday we invite you to come to the church for a free dinner to eat here or take home.

      First Baptist Church

      28 Green Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

      Phone: (609) 924-0877



Jewish Family and Children’s Service 

Food Pantry and Vouchers – JFCS stocks a Kosher food pantry and freezer which is available by appointment to those in need of food.  JFCS also provides supermarket gift cards to supplement the pantry with fresh food.

707 Alexander Rd. Suite 102, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Phone: (609) 987-8100 or 1 (877) 408-5327



Kosher Meals on Wheels 

Will deliver meals for people that are homebound. If you live in the East Windsor or Princeton area they will deliver on Monday’s & Wednesdays. If you live in the Trenton or Ewing area they will deliver Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. In order to be eligible for these services you must call to be screened. 

707 Alexander Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Phone: (609) 987-8100



SHUPP (Send Hunger Packing Princeton) 

Has been created to assist children in Princeton with families who are in need of financial support by providing them with weekend foods throughout the school district. This program is a partnership between Princeton Human Services and Mercer Street Friends.

Phone: (609) 285-3233


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