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Food Assistance Program Available

Lisa Pachnos

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 • 12:27pm

Fresh, refrigerated and frozen foods are available to northwestern New Jersey residents at sharply reduced prices through the Jolin Food Box program.  The food assistance program offers a variety of ordering options, from breakfast-lunch-dinner combination packs to boxes of dinner entrees to special packages just for children.  The price of a single box ranges from $22 - $40.  There is no limit to the number of boxes an individual or family can purchase, and the menu changes each month.  The program even takes food stamps.  Interested residents can order online with a credit card at www.jolinfoodbox.com or by calling Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.  Payment is made when the order is placed.  The next deadline for placing an order is Monday, August 12th; delivery will be made to Project Self-Sufficiency on Saturday, August 24th.

The quality of the food products set the Jolin Food Box Program apart from other food assistance programs.  Each month features a variety of menu items from seafood and poultry to baked goods and prepared meals.  In one year, the  Jolin Food Box Program has established 18 locations in New Jersey for distributing high quality food to residents in need.  Project Self-Sufficiency is the first distribution site in northwestern New Jersey.  To find out more about the monthly food deliveries by the Jolin Food Box Program at Project Self-Sufficiency, or any of the other programs and services available at the agency, call 973-940-3500, or visit www.projectselfsufficiency.org.

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