Get Involved


Click the Sign Up Genius Link (below) and choose the volunteer slots that work best for you!

We make updates to the schedule frequently, so please check back often.

Sign Up!

Please note that most of our current shifts are for 2-6 people; if you would like to explore volunteering with a larger group, please email us at and we will be back in touch shortly.

Host a Food Drive

Host a Fresh Food Drive Today! Most Needed Non-Perishables Food Drive Tips!

Please contact us at or 862.250.5216 to coordinate food drive logistics!

Raise Awareness (& Funds)

Interested in spreading the word about MEND?

We’d welcome your time and efforts as a MEND Ambassador! Please email ( to let us know how you’d like to help!

Interested in raising funds for MEND? Every dollar helps!

Use this toolkit to create your own fundraiser!

Use this Fundraising Toolkit!

Learn & Advocate

Want to learn more about hunger in our community, and other ways to take action and advocate for change?

Below are links to the NJ Economic Development Authority’s food desert designation methodology, as well as to like-missioned organizations, government and policy resources, and community coalitions who are working collaboratively and collectively to ensure that everyone in our community has access to nutritious food and the ability to achieve their optimal health:

NJEDA Food Desert Designation Methodology (2022) NJ Office of the Food Security Advocate (LinkedIn page) NJ Food Democracy Collaborative (State-wide Food System Collaborative)   Hunger Free NJ (NJ Advocacy Opportunities)   Food Research and Action Center (National Advocacy Opportunities)

MEND Newsletter

Sign up for our bi-monthly newsletter to stay informed about MEND’s current partners and programs, and all the ways you can contribute to healthy hunger relief in our community!