TOUCH New Jersey, Inc. was formed in 2003 operating as a “shopping food pantry” in and around the city of Camden, growing gradually and incorporating in 2007. TOUCH New Jersey has been operating in North Camden for the past three years and has impacted the local residents to the extent that over 10,000 pounds of food is distributed each Wednesday.
TOUCH New Jersey address poverty in the poorest neighborhooh of the poorest city in America by providing food and resources to individuals and needy families that survive at or below the poverty level.
From the Executive Director
TOUCH New Jersey is pleased to announce that it will add to its feeding efforts shortly to include a gleaning project that will delivery from one to three pallets of fresh produce each week to the Camden community. In partnership with Philabundance Touch will collect the gleanings (leftovers) from the Buzby Farm in Woodstown, New Jersey and deliver them to the Touch Pantry for distribution. Touch is proud to add this healthy supplement to its “menu” of weekly services provided without cost to those in need.
TOUCH New Jersey is on the move as the weather starts to turn. While the Healthy Cooking for Seniors continues on the first Saturday of each month and Fresh Fruit Friday takes place at Miguel’s Pharmacy every week TOUCH turns its attention to the upcoming Spring Festival in Cramer Hill in June. Stay tuned for the date of the Festival that will include classic cars, a karate demonstration, free health screens, music rides and of course, food to be distributes from TOUCH New Jersey.
Touch is also in the process of running its annual fundraiser selling chances for a big screen television. Chances are $2 each or three for $5, Please contact Gerald Davis at 856-803-3030 if you would like to sell chances or buy them yourself.