The Mission of the Interfaith Food Pantry is threefold:
- to improve the health and well being of eligible Morris County residents in need by providing access to food, nutrition education and related resources.
- to provide hands-on opportunities for neighbors to help neighbors
- to raise awareness and understanding about the issues of hunger right here in our community.
IFP helps families meet their monthly food needs.
One client commented: “The food pantry helps my family eat better and I can use the money I save for other things such as paying bills.”
Our IFP Nutritionist provides healthy menu/recipe options for our clients. Recently a client said “I enjoy the food demonstrations, you teach us about different, healthy foods and how to prepare them for our families. It is good since you have the foods available at the pantry too.”
One out of five adults in New Jersey has difficulty reading, writing or communicating in English. For over 25 years, LVMC has been providing FREE tutoring to adults in Morris County who need to improve their literacy skills so that they can make the most out of their lives.
Literacy Volunteers of Morris County, believes that the ability to read, write, comprehend and speak English is essential for personal freedom and the sustainability of a democratic society. Our mission is to provide free instruction to Morris County adults in literacy, English fluency and American culture.
“My tutor John has been great! He is very supportive and a man who gives his time and energy each week to help me. I have done more than I thought possible thanks to John and the program.”
A Basic Literacy Student
“I have made great progress in my English. Now I can understand people and talk to people more easily. I’m very grateful to my tutor. The tutor is a caring and loving person.”
An ESL Student from China