Over the summer we collected donations of backpacks and school supplies, such as notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, and binder. We assembled over 200 backpacks
and distributed to children in Hamilton and Trenton schools.
In July over 1,000 volunteers joined together for our 8th Annual Hunger Project at Robbinsville High School and packaged over 100,000 meals to donate to the local food bank Mercer Street Friends. Once again this was such a success and we anticipate continuing to grow each and every year!
In August we joined together after our Annual Hunger Project event was postponed for two years. Our community came back stronger than ever! Over 1,000 volunteers teamed together at Robbinsville High School and packaged over 100,000 meals to donate to the local food bank Mercer Street Friends.
As part of Robbinsville Night Off, we hosted our 2nd Annual Snack Attack. 30 families came together in person for a fun night to decorate and package 750 snack bags for local schools and nonprofits
GIVING TUESDAY WARM WEATHER GEAR DRIVE
This past Giving Tuesday we collected donations and purchased more than 1,100 winter weather essentials, such as warm coats, gloves, hats, scarves, and socks. These items were donated to Hamilton Schools.
RUN AS ONE 5K
ONE Project was lucky to be one of the recipients of the proceeds of Run as ONE's 5K in October. They generously donated $5,000 to our organization.
During the summer we collected donations of backpacks and school supplies, such as notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, markers, and binder. We assembled over 300 backpacks and distributed to children in Hamilton and Trenton schools.
Several Board Members and volunteers participated in gleaning at Rolling Harvest. We picked vegetables that would serves the local community.
As part of Robbinsville Night Off, we hosted our first Snack Attack.
65 families came together from their own homes and packaged
1,300 snack bags for local schools and nonprofits
PLANT A SMILE
As part of Volunteer Week 2021, 50 families painted 250 flower pots that were donated to local food pantry clients. They were provided with the pots, soil, and cilantro seeds to plant their own spices!
Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, we could not hold our signature event, The Hunger Project. The event, which brings together 2,000 people at the Robbinsville High School, is always an event the community looks forward to. We work as a team to package 150,000 meals in 4 hours to donate to the local food bank, Mercer Street Friends. Since that was not possible in 2020, we were able to host smaller scale events, highlighted below!
GIVING TUESDAY BASKET DRIVE
This past Giving Tuesday we collected donations and prepared 122 baskets filled with toiletries including shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hats, gloves and masks. We distributed them to local community partners.
We were able to hold a much smaller scale Hunger Project, held at the Firkin Tavern in Ewing. Smaller groups of 20, socially distanced, worked together over 4 sessions to package 10,000 meals to distribute to food pantries in Mercer County.
Raised $6,104 for Mercer Street Friends
Donated pizza to Frontline Workers
Gleaning with Rolling Harvest
From 2014 to 2019 we successfully grew The Hunger Project each year.
We have been able to partner with incredible organizations including:
Mercer Street Friends
Lawrence Community Center
Jewish Family and Children’s Services
Feeding Children Everywhere
Run as ONE
Robbinsville Senior Center
Hamilton School District