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Food Changes Lives

We envision a community where no one goes hungry for lack of food or funds, where a good meal is a nutritious meal, where our community learns to steward natural and financial resources wisely, and where we make opportunity available to those who seek it. We believe that Food Changes Lives!

Our Programs

Elijah’s Promise programs have been serving the New Brunswick and New Jersey communities since 1989. To see a full list of our programs, click here.

Community Soup Kitchen Guests Eating

Community Kitchen

Serves Healthy, Free Meals to All

Promise Culinary Chef preparing greens

Promise Culinary

State Certified Job Training Program

Promise Catering Chefs

Promise Catering

60,000+ Meals Per Year

Promise Garden Volunteers and Kids at Garden Plot

Promise Agriculture

Grows Food & Community

Social Services happy faces

Social Services

Connect to Resources for Success

Kids cooking with Let's Cook program

“Let’s Cook” Program

Healthy Cooking for Kids & Adults

Support Our Mission and Promise!

Food Changes Lives


Interested volunteers must register at Volunteer Hub.
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Recent News & Stories

Will You Help Give Our Chefs A Break?

With over 25,000 meals served in January (by far the most we have ever served), our chefs need to take Saturdays to clean and sanitize the kitchen, as well as start preparing extra meals for the rest of the week. By donating at the following link, you can help sponsor our weekly Saturday pizza parties! […]

#ThankfulThursay – January 28th, 2021

Thank you so, so much to the hundreds of people who helped share our call for snack packs for the Community Soup Kitchen. We are so grateful to know that we have so many amazing supporters ready and willing to support our community! #ThankfulThursday Thank you to all of our supporters! Learn how to support […]

The Wellness Project Presents: Navigating the Holiday Season During Challenging Times

In case you missed it! Join Dr. Nidhi Kumar and Dr. Carol Ash for a conversation answering your questions about how to navigate the Holiday Season during these challenging times.

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