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Hands of Hope is a non-profit, community-based organization. We are committed to providing an efficient and effective centralized system for distributing food to alleviate hunger. Our food drive for the needy is focused on sustaining good nutrition, health, and, most of all human dignity by providing a means for the individual to meet their full potential and to silence the pain hunger brings. Make a difference in our community by joining us in the fight against hunger by donating food, making a monetary donation, or volunteering your time.

In 1992, Hands of Hope, Inc. began to serve the community as a food pantry/soup kitchen and a limited clothes closet, and today the program continues to function from St. James Church, Edison, NJ. Hands of Hope, Inc. is a non-profit (501) (c)(3) community-based organization. Hands of Hope does not have a paid staff. We are committed to providing an efficient and effective system for distributing food to alleviate hunger in our community, one family at a time.

In March 2020, Hands of Hope, facing the onset of COVID-19, revamped its operations to ensure the safety of our volunteers and clients. Hands of Hope transitioned to a drive-up model, allowing our clients to stay in their cars while our dedicated volunteers placed the food in their cars. This method streamlined the process and allowed Hands of Hope to keep pace with the ever-increasing demand. Throughout the pandemic, our generous supporters continued to keep our shelves filled and donated over $300,000 in boundless monetary and in-kind gifts.

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