Introducing… Elijah’s Promise on Wheels!
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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

Elijah’s Promise Never Closes Its Doors

It’s days like today, when things seem the hardest and luck is at its worst, that our promise never to miss a day in over 30 years of serving our guests hot, free meals is most important. We’ve had folks lined up all morning despite the flood conditions; our staff and our facilities are fortunately […]

#ThankfulThursday – May 20th, 2021

Today’s #ThankfulThursday is in appreciation of everyone who made EP On Wheels at St. Peter’s, Spotswood NJ last night a huge success! We served 180 hot and 160 cold meals. We were thrilled to be joined by our partners from @blessing_bag_nj who provided a bag to each guest with their meal. Huge thanks to the amazing group at St. […]

Introducing… Elijah’s Promise on Wheels

New Brunswick-Based Elijah’s Promise to Serve Free Meals via Food Truck May 6, 2021 – Look out Door Dash!  Check your review mirrors Uber Eats!  A game changer is on the road in Central New Jersey – and the winners are families in need getting free, nutritious meals. Elijah’s Promise is thrilled to start using [...]

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