OUTreach

Sunday Collections 10AM-Noon 

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Stop by for a quick and easy drop-off of non-perishable food at here at Grace Church. At noon, the donations are immediately delivered to our partners.
 
Want to shop online?  Order from the Walmart Registry and your donation will be sent directly to Grace Church for distribution. 

General Guidelines

Steer clear of these items: flavored rices/noodles, bread crumbs, lasagne/stuffed shell pasta, stuffing, pumpkin, pickles cake mixes/frosting, flour, shortening, huge bottles of anything.  

 

Always welcome: Simple, unprocessed foods are best!  See lists below for specific outreach needs. Thank you for your generosity! 

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donate blood

Come give blood in Grace Hall on Monday, February 7, between 1PM-7PM. Read more. Whole blood can be donated every 56 day and since Grace will be hosting blood drives every two months, dedicated blood donors will be eligible to donate at all of our drives! 

Register here.

Applications are accepted year round. Please complete the Grant Application form and return to the church office. 

Grace Church is responding to the growing numbers of individuals, families, and children in New Jersey who are food insecure due to the pandemic. We have increased the number of organizations that we partner with and are striving to increase the amount and quality of our donations to them while coping with the unique logistical challenges and safety concerns we currently face.

Military Assistance Pantry, Paterson

a once a month pantry serving military families and veterans, run by the Great Falls Rotary Foundation.

Most requested items: tuna, tomato sauce, cookie or cake mix, ketchup, mustard, paper towels, beef gravy.

Trinity Lutheran Church Food Pantry, Dover

Hearty soup, chili, stew (the higher protein is better), canned chicken, Spam, tuna, Vienna sausages, peanut butter, 100% fruit juice, shelf-stable milk, powdered milk (smaller pouches preferred), healthy cereal, instant oatmeal, rice and rice mixes (smaller packages preferred).

St. Andrews Church, Newark

Weekly lunch program and food pantry
Single service tuna, sardines, chicken, Vienna sausage (easy open cans/pouches), cookies, crackers, and chips (individual packets); fruit drinks and fruit cups (single serve).

 

North Porch Women & Infant Centers

Provides emergency aid, in the form of baby supplies, to mothers and infants in northern NJ. North Porch donations are delivered weekly so we are always collecting for them. Most requested items are: Diapers (size 5 & 6 especially needed), wipes and baby care supplies, & Enfamil 12.5 oz powder.

First Baptist Pantry 

To support the fresh food ministry for the First Baptist Pantry , or to contribute towards Dunkin Donuts cards for the Military Assistance Pantry, you can donate to Food for Friends here.

Support Groups
 

Survivors of Suicide

Coordinator: Jack Klingert
2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month
7:30 pm in the Library

Currently not meeting in person

AA: Men's Group
Wednesdays, Noon-1:00 pm in Grace Hall

Other groups listed here.

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nourish.NJ

Formerly: Community Soup Kitchen

Coordinators: Kirk Nixon

During the pandemic, the best way to support nourish.NJ is with a monetary donation through their website, which allows us to buy as-needed items on a day-to-day basis.