FAQ's

frequently asked questions


FAQ 1
Feeding 5000's home is: New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 240 Creek Rd. Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. See the map on the contact page.
FAQ 2
Feeding 5000's EIN (Employer Identification Number) issued by the IRS is 82-3000247. If a charity doesn't have an EIN or says you don't need it, IT'S A SCAM!
FAQ 3
Showing up is definitely counter productive.  Please send an email to feeding5000@comcast.net or fill out and submit the form on the contact page and we will let you know when we have openings available for volunteers. Having too many people makes our job difficult. No one likes to stand around...especially in extreme temperatures.
FAQ 4
Of course you can volunteer once or as much as you wish. Some people come in a group of friends, family or co-workers. You will meet all types of people from all walks of life.
FAQ 5
Send an email to feeding5000@comcast.net and we'll respond with instructions. Thank you!
FAQ 6
Every Saturday morning we make sandwiches at the church and deliver them to the hungry at 19th and Vine Streets in Philadelphia. Twice each month on Sundays we travel to Sunday Morning Breakfast Mission in Philadelphia to prepare and serve the noon meal for up to 130 people.
FAQ 7
Feeding 5000 seeks monetary donations in the types: recurring monthly, one time, from a church collection, in the form of a grant or corporate donations. They can be "in-kind" donations, i.e. non-perishable foodstuffs: i.e. canned goods, supermarket gift cards (Shoprite prefferred); Clothing, i.e. SOCKS (preferred), coats, jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, long underwear, base layers. YOUR TIME: Volunteering to help deliver the donations to the needy.
FAQ 8
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing that may get dirty. Jeans are fine but avoid tank tops, sandals, expensive sneakers, "belly shirts", short shorts, etc. We provide aprons, hair nets or hats and sanitary gloves for people working with food. Please do not wear expensive or flashy jewelery, clothing or handbags. Any clothing that could be considered to be "colors" (gang related) should obviously be avoided.
FAQ 9
Leave your valuables at home and make sure that nothing can be seen through your car windows. Please do not stash items under the seats or leave them in your trunk.
FAQ 10
Volunteers at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission must be at least 13-years-old. SBRM's insurance will not let people under 13 in the kitchen. We do not have babysitting services.
FAQ 11
Send an email to feeding5000@comcast.net and we'll respond with instructions. Thank you!
FAQ 12
There is parking at New Covenant Presbyterian and at Sunday Morning Breakfast Mission. When we travel to 19th and Vine, we carpool or caravan and park right on the street.
FAQ 13
A notice will be placed on the home page of this website near the top of the page, just under the header picture.
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