Food Pantry


The Township Food Pantry accepts donations of non-perishable food items and other necessities year round for use by our residents in need.  Donations can be made at any time that Town Hall is open.  For more information on donating, or if you or someone you know could benefit from this service, Ms. Wild  can be contacted confidentially at 973-366-9031 ext. 6.  The food pantry is open Mondays from 12:00 Noon to 4 PM, and is available for Mine Hill Residents only.

Suggested Donation Items:

Canned Tuna
Canned Chicken
Canned meals (i.e. Ravioli )
Canned Salmon
Spam
Canned Chili
Canned Nuts
Rice
Rice Mixes
Pasta Mixes
Mac & Cheese
Cold cereals
Oatmeal
Pancake Mixes
Whole-grain crackers
Granola Bars
Parmalat Milk
Instant breakfast Drinks
Ensure
Pudding
Canned Mixed Vegetables
Canned Carrots
Canned Corn
Canned Potatoes
Olives
Cranberry Sauce
Canned Fruit
Applesauce
Vegetable oil
Salad Dressing
Syrup
Jelly
Sugar or Sweetener
Mayonnaise
Tea
Coffee
Ketchup
Mustard
Toilet Paper
Paper towels
Tissues
Hand soap
Laundry and dish detergent
Cleaning products
Shampoo
Toothpaste
Shaving cream
Razors
Deodorant
Feminine hygiene products

The Township also accepts ShopRite gift cards to distribute to residents in need so that they can purchase necessary perishable items such as meats.

When we have space available, we are happy to accept frozen Turkey, Chicken and Ham – please call ahead before bringing a perishable donation to ensure that space is available to store these items.

Holiday Care Packages for Residents in Need

The Township coordinates collections for the following gifts to our residents in need:

Dinner Baskets (Thanksgiving and December for the Holidays)
The Township accepts monetary donations and/or food donations to assemble Thanksgiving meals for families in need.  Non-perishable items can be delivered to the Food Pantry at any time.  Please contact Ms. Wild to arrange for the donation of perishable holiday items such as Turkey, Chicken or Ham.

Holiday Gift Donation

The Township in a partnership with the Canfield Avenue School’s Angel Program is looking for sponsors to help a families in town that are unable to afford gifts for their children during the Holidays.  To adopt a family for the holidays please feel free to contact Ms. Wild at (973) 366-9031 x 6

For more information on donating, or if you or someone you know could benefit from these services please call (973) 366-9031 x. 6.

If you or someone you know could benefit from the services of the Morris County Office of Temporary Assistance’s new DOVER office, please click here for more information: https://hs.morriscountynj.gov/ota/