About Us

For over 25 years, the Interfaith Food Pantry Network has been a leader in the fight against hunger throughout Morris County.

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The Interfaith Food Pantry Network is proud to have donated over 1.2 million pounds of food last year. But there’s still much work to do and we need your help.

– Carolyn Lake, Executive Director

Our Mission:

  • Improve the health and well-being of Morris County residents in need by providing access to food, nutrition education and related resources;


  • Provide hands on opportunities for neighbors to help neighbors;


  • Educate the public about the issues of hunger in our area.
  • 1994

    Founded by volunteers of four area houses of worship:

    Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel, Cedar Knolls, First Baptist Church of Morristown, Assumption Church, Morristown and St. Margaret’s Church, Morristown

  • 1997

    Rosemary Gilmartin, first Executive Director is hired

  • 1998

    IFP is incorporated as 501(c)(3)

  • 2000

    IFP establishes Speedwell Avenue distribution site and warehousing at Hanover Ave.

  • 2000

    Takes over County of Morris food closet and establishes direct referrals from OTA

  • 2001

    Establishes Home Delivery Program

  • 2004-2006

    Switched to “Client Choice” food distribution and established “Healthy Choices” Program

  • 2008

    Launched Capital Campaign for facility at 2 Executive Drive

  • 2011

    Moved into new facility

  • 2016

    Launched Healthy Choices Mobile Pantry

Every Person Counts
so Every Dollar Counts

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, more and more families and at-risk seniors are sheltering in place and need our support. Your contribution can help fund some or all of our programs.

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    Donor Advised Funds
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    Charitable Impact
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    Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)