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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.
Click Here to Register

Recent News & Stories

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.

#ThankfulThursday – November 12th, 2020

This week’s #ThankfulThursday goes out to the amazing young people who help keep us going!

ICYMI: #LunchChat with National Farm to School Network and FoodCorps

On October 28th, Elijah’s Promise participated in a Twitter chat with the National Farm to School Network and FoodCorps. The subject of this month’s #LunchChat was school food in the times of COVID-19. Catch up on our responses and follow the hashtag to read other responses and catch future Twitter chats!

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