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Coats Give Away Dec 2019 24 Dec

Coats Give Away Dec 2019

December 17th was a red letter day in the “neighborhood” in and around Ferry Avenue in Camden. TOUCH took over the community center and successfully donated over 400 coats to those in need. Many thanks to our partner in this initiative, Better Tomorrows who handled to sorting and all of the ‘hands on’ distribution. It…
Marathon Man Breakfast 10 Dec

Marathon Man Breakfast

The Pantry was honored to have a veteran from the past come back and prepare a special meal for the needy in November. Meher Merchant, a former Board of Directors member for TOUCH came into the area and did not forget his old friends. Meher, who recently completed a 75 mile fundraising bike trip for…
Thanksgiving Eve at the Pantry 10 Dec

Thanksgiving Eve at the Pantry

The Pantry was replete with guests on the busiest Wednesday of the year…nurses from Rutgers University got right into the swing of volunteering and were a tremendous help throughout the day…Meanwhile, everyone enjoyed quality coffee from the “Blended Joe” organization that hit the spot. Thanks to all of the volunteers and don’t be strangers.
Sonny Hill Visits TOUCH New Jersey 24 Oct

Sonny Hill Visits TOUCH New Jersey

On Wednesday, October 16th the TOUCH Food Pantry was fortunate to host a real hero. On that day Dr. Sonny Hill, host of 94WIP Sportsradio’s Sunday morning, visited TOUCH and taught us all the definition of humility. TOUCH looks forward to tackling hunger in both the Camden and Philadelphia communities as we emulate the community concepts…

Miguel’s Fresh Fruit Friday

This Cramer Hill neighborhood staple is continuing to grow with more and more neighborhood families arriving to partake of the healthy foodstuffs. On August 16th a couple hundred locals benefited, taking home fresh lettuce, lemons, watermelons, blueberries, strawberries, sandwiches and bread. Look for this satellite TOUCH pantry to grow even further and to be more…
Feed the Neighborhood Initiative 2019 29 Aug

Feed the Neighborhood Initiative 2019

What an outstanding day! In conjunction with TOUCH’s connection to the upcoming concert tour featuring Cage the Elephant, Beck and Spoon at the BB & T Pavilion TOUCH conducted its Wednesday Food Pantry on August 14th right on State Street where volunteers were able to “pitch in” and help distribute food. We were a bit challenged by the rain…