The Interfaith Food Pantry of the Oranges (IFPO) is a volunteer-powered, supplemental
food pantry helping to meet essential human needs of food-insecure residents of Orange,
East Orange & West Orange, NJ, with dignity and respect.
Pantry Location: 357 S Jefferson Street, Orange
Bus Stops: #41, 73 and 92.
Upcoming Food Distributions: Nov 15, 22, 29th; Dec 13, 20th
Distribution Hours: Wednesdays 9:00AM to 12:00 PM, Except the first Wednesday of the month we are closed
First-time visitors will receive a bag of non-perishable food
For food assistance at other times or to find a pantry near you, click here.
Help with Other Services/Ayuda con otros servicios/Ede ak lòt sèvis-- click here.
Volunteers & Supporters
The IFPO leaders and volunteers continue to work tirelessly to meet the ever-growing need for food assistance and essential services in our community. The pantry currently supports an average of 650 clients and their families each pantry week. This is double our weekly distribution prior to the pandemic and a 15% increase over our 2022 weekly average.
Volunteer Opportunities are available on Monday and Wednesday mornings. Click here for more information.
Click here to listen to pantry leaders speak with the NJ Office of the Food Security Advocate: "Stories from our Neighbors: Wednesday Mornings in the Oranges."
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Demand for the IFPO has DOUBLED since 2020
DOUBLE the number of VISITS
Forecast for 2023
Anticipating 24,000 client visits
DOUBLE the number of BABIES
in the Diaper Program
400+ per month
DOUBLE the COST
to purchase fresh foods
$12,000 per month