Community Resource

Rutherford Community Food Pantry

(201) 460-3000 Ext 3168

Rutherford Community Food Pantry

Pantry Hours are as follows:

  • Monday 2:00pm -4:00pm
  • Wednesday 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thursday 2:00pm-4:00pm

Donations can be left anytime during the Borough’s Business hours 8:30am-4:30pm

For Large Donations please call 201- 460-3000 ext. 3168 to schedule a drop off time.

Our prime mission is to maintain services to keep our clients free from hunger. We work hard to maintain each individual’s dignity by offering choices for personal needs as well.

The Rutherford Community Pantry, Inc. is a volunteer non-profit organization which meets emergency and ongoing needs for food and personal hygiene items for citizens of Rutherford and members of Rutherford religious institutions who are referred by an approved agency.

The Rutherford Community Pantry, Inc. is a joint effort of concerned citizens, community faith congregations and civic organizations. We appreciate and need your support.

If you are interested in becoming an RCP volunteer, please call 201-460-3028. Leave your name and phone number and we will contact you.

Recipient eligibility is determined by local pastors, social services and other designated organizations.

In order to qualify, a completed and approved referral from one of the agencies below must be presented the first time a recipient visits the pantry.

Referred Rutherford residents are allowed to pick up items twice a month during operating hours. One bag of items per household member will be supplied per visit.

Referring Agencies:

  • Rutherford Clergy
  • Rutherford Social Services Office
  • Rutherford School Administrators & Nurses
  • 55 Kip Center
  • Rutherford Board of Health
Age Groups
  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Seniors
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance

Last Updated: 11/29/21