The Pantry

The Pantry

Community in a time of Crisis: NFSB Response to COVID-19

The NFSB Food Pantry is deemed an essential service according to Gov. Murphy’s executive order and therefore will continue grocery distribution according to the regularly scheduled dates. In accordance with guidance from state and local Departments of Health to minimize contained crowding, open air food distribution will take place outside the NFSB Annex at 169 Chestnut Street.

Shelf-stable donations are gratefully accepted in the marked bins on the porch at the rear of the NFSB Annex at 169 Chestnut Street. Additionally, grocery gift cards for the purchase of staples are always welcome.

If you or your family find yourselves in need of emergency support (especially at-risk populations including, vulnerable seniors and those with disabilities and underlying medical conditions) please contact the NFSB Main Office at 973 667 1884.

Making the most of your donation at The Pantry:

Please consider a monetary donation to support ongoing programs/services and ensure we can continue to meet the needs of our community in this time of crisis. DONATE NOW!

NFSB Food Pantry has the power to purchase nutritious food at deep discount and wholesale prices through our partnerships. In addition to economical shopping, direct purchasing allows NFSB to streamline the pantry process, from ordering to stocking. In turn, valuable volunteer resources are conserved while optimizing effort during this time of public health restricted personal interaction.

The Nutley Family Service Bureau Pantry
169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110 – Phone: 973-542-8276

Responding to the needs of those among us who experience food Insecurity is in keeping with NFSB’s mission to strengthen the well-being of individuals and families in the community.

Please note that our Thursday hours are now from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Our Wednesday hours remain from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

For information or to schedule an eligibility appointment, call 973-667-1884.
All calls and appointments are confidential.

Para obtener información o para programar una cita de elegibilidad, llame al 973-667-1884.
Todas las llamadas y citas son confidenciales.

NFSB appreciates donated staples to stock our shelves:
Canned Beans, Tuna, Chicken, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Hot & Cold Cereals, Pasta & Sauce

The Pantry is the recipient of the generosity from individuals, civic organizations, churches and Nutley Township organizations. The Boy Scouts of America have been a long-time supporter and over the past several years their Scouting for Food Drive has raised over 50,000 non-perishable food items, making them the largest single contributing organization to our pantry. We are additionally grateful to Greenutley, Nutley Farmers Market, Nutley Community Garden, The Giving Garden and NFSB Girl’s Leadership Garden for their support. Nutley ShopRite sponsorship of NFSB Food Pantry via their Partner’s in Caring Grant provides staples throughout the year.

Food Drive


Our recently renovated Annex is fully functional and offers universal accessibility to our patrons, staff members, volunteers and donors.

If you are interested in donating to The Pantry, please stop by at your convenience. Walk-in donations are happily accepted during business hours and Drop-off is available 24 hours a day with non-perishable food items accepted in the bins, on the back porch of 169 Chestnut Street site.

2019 NFSB Food Pantry Eligibility

Food distribution occurs on an every other week basis.
Wednesday 2 pm to 5 pm – Thursday 10 am to 1 pm
NFSB is a member of the Community Foodbank of New Jersey




Food Pantry