Food Pantry

Workforce Development

When Arm In Arm works with job trainees in our Workforce Development program, the ultimate goal is to see these men and women find stable employment or placement in career-advancing education. With hands-on experience, mentoring, and job-search support, our program members build stronger resumes and make themselves more prepared to enter the job market. For six months, mornings spent assisting ...
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So Percussion Summer Institute packs 31,000 mac’n’cheese meals for Arm In Arm pantry customers

For the third summer in a row, our friends from the renowned percussion ensemble So Percussion took a day from their two-week residency at Princeton University to pack mac'n'cheese meals for customers of Arm In Arm's three food pantries. The result? 31,000 meals! We thank everyone who lent a hand to this remarkable community effort!
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Arm In Arm Strikes Out Summer Hunger with the United Way of Greater Mercer County

Left to right in the photos above, Carolyn Biondi, Arm In Arm's Executive Director, welcomed UWGMC's Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO, and Tarry Truitt, Community Relations Director, for a tour and visit. During the July 26 visit, Sandra presented our summer 2017 food purchase grant of $5,000. Many thanks to the United Way of Greater Mercer County for vital support as we join forces to St...
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Volunteer Reflection by Andre Biehl

The following guest post was written by volunteer Andre Biehl. For me, volunteering is a passion. I have been volunteering at Arm in Arm since 2015, when I was in 7th grade. In my work, I restock shelves with healthy foods and help clients select their food items. I have staffed the client intake desk, helped deliver food to home-bound people in Trenton and, because I speak Spanish, have transl...
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Join Us for Lunch This Summer!

Free Summer Lunch Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 6/26-9/1 at Arm In Arm.
This summer, Arm In Arm, with support from Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, will offer free lunch to children and teens in our Trenton community through the USDA’s summer meals program. “Our board and staff are thrilled to be able to expand our mission to end hunger,” comments Arm In Arm Executive Director Carolyn Biondi, “Through the USDA’s summer food service program, we will be able to provide ...
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