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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

Mercado Esperanza at Elijah’s Promise

“Para mi el mercado esperanza es como una esperanza para nosotros como los peqúeños negocios que estamos haciendo así podemos empezar con nuestro pequeño negocio, y participar con la comunidad y que nuestra comunidad nos conozca” – Sara Vidal, La Reina de los Elotes “For me, Mercado Esperanza provides a sense of hope when launching […]

#ThankfulThursday – September 10th, 2020

Muslim American Society and Muslims Giving Back This week in #ThankfulThursday, we’re grateful to the Muslim American Society and Muslims Giving Back for their contributions to our lunches this week! Want to have your contributions featured in a #ThankfulThursday? Email us at

Rutgers Football Coach Schiano Wants You To Pass It On!

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