Recipient eligibility is determined by local pastors, social services and other designated organizations.

• In order to qualify, a completed and approved referral from one of the agencies below must be presented the first time a recipient visits the pantry. Income is considered when determining eligibility.

• Referred Rutherford residents are allowed to pick up items twice a month during operating hours  

• One bag of items per household member will be supplied per visit

• If you know of someone in the community who may need assistance from the food pantry, you can share this information confidentially by contacting a local clergy member or the Rutherford Social Services Office


Referring Agencies:

Rutherford Clergy


Rutherford School 
Administrators & Nurses