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(Newton, NJ) – The Self-Sufficiency Project food distribution program, The Food Pantry: Nourishing Our Neighbors, fully stocked and ready to provide free food and limited personal care products for residents of Sussex and Warren County, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Customers do not need to be agency participants.

Independence The project welcomes donations of money to buy food, as well as donations of non-durable goods such as soups and canned cans; canned fruit and vegetables; fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables; frozen food; coffee; tuna; pasta and sauce; peanut butter and agar agar; toothpaste; shampoo and conditioner; hair care products; skin care products; detergent; baby diapers and wipes; toilet paper; facial tissue; and women’s health products.

“Thanks to extraordinary community support, the Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors in the Self-Sufficiency Project is open and ready to serve anyone in need,” commented Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director of the Project Self-Sufficiency Project. “This public health crisis has placed tremendous burdens on some of our most vulnerable members of our community and we are very grateful for the contributions we have received from individuals, businesses and other community organizations.”

Those who are interested in accessing The Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors in the Self-Sufficiency Project are invited to visit campus, 127 Mill Street, Newton or contact the agency, 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500. Monetary donations and food will be gratefully received at this agency Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monetary donations can also be made at

Project Self-Sufficiency is a community-based, non-profit organization specializing in services for low-income families in northwestern New Jersey. Programs offered in the Self-Sufficiency Project include family literacy education, computer training and work placement services, childcare skills assistance, childcare, counseling and advocacy, referrals, and assistance for basic emergency needs. To make a contribution, or for more information about the programs and services offered by Project Independence, visit or call 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.

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Project Independence Board Dee Fernandez and her husband, Jim, have donated many diaper packages to The Food Self-Sufficiency Food Project: Nourishing Our Neighbors.


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