Family Programs

The Community Service Staff, in partnership with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey  and through the NJ Community Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), assess the eligibility of senior residents 60 years or older to receive a food bank box with a retail value of $40.00 each month. These food boxes are made available to eligible residents at the senior buildings of Farley Towers, O’Donnell-Dempsey Tower, Kennedy Arms, Ford-Leonard Tower and E’Port Commons. 

Optional Information: Boxed food items routinely include the following items:

  • Can of Mixed Vegetables
  • 32oz. of 1% Milk - Stable Shelf Life
  • 16oz. Elbow Macaroni
  • 1lb. Whole Grain Rotini
  • Canned Carrots
  • 15oz. Spaghetti Sauce with Meat
  • 64oz. Apple Juice
  • 64oz Cranberry-Apple Juice
  • Can of Peaches
  • 24oz. Canned Beef Chili without Beans
  • 14oz. Bag of Farina
  • 18oz. Box of Corn Flakes
  • 2lb. Reduced Fat Cheese
  • 18oz. Jar of Peanut Butter

At times the CSFP will have access to fresh produce in season and that too is distributed to participating seniors.  In the past this had included vegetables such as corn, cucumbers and string beans.