S.H.I.P. (Samaritan Homeless Interim Program)
We maintain an on-going collection of canned goods, dried food and personal toiletries which are delivered monthly along with frozen casseroles and desserts from Shop-Rite for SHIP’s mobile soup kitchen.
Food Bank Network of Somerset County
Peapack Reformed leads Feeding 5000, an annual community food drive in November, and Summer Stock-up, another drive in July. In August we collect for the Backpack Program, which supplies weekend lunches for school children in need.
Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry at the Bound Brook Reformed Church
Volunteers from Peapack Reformed regularly help serve Wednesday evening meals at the soup kitchen, and about eight times a year we also plan and cook the dinners. Every week someone from PRC delivers to the soup kitchen extra bread and sweets from Cocoluxe, the local pastry shop.
In October, we collect coats and other warm clothing to add to the give-away racks in Bound Brook Reformed’s Community House.
Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity
In addition to supporting Habitat with funds, we have worked on housing sites in Lambertville, Bernardsville and Bridgewater.
United Way of Somerset County
The bright yellow school bus appears in Fellowship Hall in August, ready to be filled with school supplies, socks and shoes, and personal toiletries for school children in need.
Jail Chaplaincy of Somerset County Toy Collection
Youth from Peapack Reformed take the lead in our collection of non-violent toys and books for jail inmates to give as gifts to their children at Christmas.
A favorite missions destination for special projects undertaken by our children and youth.
Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills
Part of the prayer shawl ministry is providing lap robes for the VNA hospice program.