Grant To FoodBank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties Will Help Local Kids
The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has received a grant that will go a long way to help kids in our area.
The grant is for $225,000 and it is from Our Family Foundation, the charitable arm of Stop & Shop New York Metro, according to the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties website.
It's a new program called "Healthy Nutrition For Kids" and it will focus on getting healthy and nutritious foods to low income kids through local area health care clinics. The FoodBank's Mobile Pantry trucks will make monthly visits to the clinics to distribute the food.
The FoodBank still needs your help of course as the need in our area continues to rise. Please visit the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties website to find out how you can help.