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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

Our Creative Donors!

We’re so fortunate to have so many creative donors at Elijah’s Promise. From Zoom parties, to Volleyball tournaments, to live music, our supporters are the best! Have any creative ideas or put on any creative fundraisers? Let us know!

COVID-19 Vaccination Stories – Michael Falco

Elijah’s Promise is dedicated to helping our guests receive vaccinations! Read Michael’s story: “With the general hardships Americans are facing in this pandemic era, another problem many eligible people are dealing with is navigating the systems in place to receive COVID-19 vaccines.  Thanks to David and Milton at Elijah’s Promise and the RWJMS students working […]

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! […]

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