Epiphany Community Food Pantry

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Please Note:  THE EPIPHANY COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS UNTIL JANUARY 2020. 

The Epiphany Community Food Pantry is in need of all non-perishable food items for our Pantry.  Please make sure that all food has a shelf life of 2020 and beyond.  WE WILL NOT ACCEPT EXPIRED FOOD.  We thank you for your continued generosity.  

The Epiphany Community Food Pantry will no longer be distributing food from the Rectory Office.    Food will be distributed on Fridays only between 10:00am and 12 Noon, at the back entrance of the Rectory, at the Rectory Conference Room.

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The Epiphany Community Food Pantry (ECFP) is Epiphany Parish's outreach ministry to the poor and underprivileged. The ECFP provides non-perishable food and toiletries to needy residents of the local community and surrounding towns, regardless of race, faith, gender, age, or background.


Local towns include:

  • Fairview
  • Fort Lee
  • Edgewater
  • Palisades Park
  • Leonia
  • Ridgefield
  • Ridgefield Park

New clients may register in person by visiting our Rectory Conference Room during our normal food pantry operating hours: Friday 10:00am – 12:00pm starting January 2020.  Please bring the following:

 
  • A form of photo identification
  • proof of income
  • Additional adults in the household must show proof of residence.


For more information, contact Gail Milone, Director of the Epiphany Community Food Pantry, at 201-943-7320.


About us

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and volunteers, each month, our program serves hundreds of local families by providing them with non-perishable foods, toiletries, and other special seasonal items, as supplies allow. We also organize a number of other special events throughout the year, including our annual Lenten Soup Supper, as well as our special Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter programs, which distribute additional items to our client-families in need.
 
Unlike government-run food programs, the Epiphany Community Food Pantry does not receive any funding from the government or outside sources - our food pantry is stocked solely by our parishioners and friends. We are also generously supported by many local schools, churches, social organizations, and others who organize food drives and other fundraisers in support of our worthy cause.
 
Want to help us? We accept all donations of non-perishable foods and toiletries, grocery store gift cards, as well as monetary donations. During the holiday seasons of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter only, we also accept frozen turkeys, hams, etc. Please bring any such perishable donations directly to the Epiphany Parish Office during our normal operating hours. All other non-perishable donations may be brought to one of the donation barrels located at the entrances of the church building. May God bless you for your generosity!

Mission statement

The Epiphany Community Food Pantry, a non-profit food outreach program of the Roman Catholic Church of the Epiphany, is dedicated to providing all those in need with a supply of much-needed non-perishable food staples and toiletries. The Epiphany Community Food Pantry aims to serve all people, regardless of race, color, faith, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, gender, veteran’s status, or age. We promise, as a Roman Catholic institution, and that in selflessly serving the needs of others, we will continue to be a beacon of hope, a light of charity, and a family of support to all those who are most in need in our local communities.

Mass Schedule

  • Saturday: 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 10:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • Mon-Fri: 11:00 AM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM

Confessions

  • Saturday: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Eucharistic adoration

  • 1st Fri: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Links

 

Sharing God's Blessings

 
To learn more about the programs and ministries supported by the Sharing God's Blessings Annual Appeal or to make an online gift, please visit www.rcan.org/sharing.

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Church of the Epiphany


A Catholic Community of Faith

247 KNOX AVENUE
CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ 07010
P: 201-943-7320
F: 201-943-1779

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 10AM to 4PM