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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.

Get Help
  • Pantry Location:  357 S Jefferson Street, Orange

  • Bus Stops:  #41, 73 and 92. 

  • Upcoming Food Distributions: Feb. 28, Mar. 13, Mar. 20, Mar. 27

  • 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."

  • Follow us on Facebook for regular updates

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


to purchase fresh foods

$12,000 per month

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