FOOD DRIVE 2019 #SewaDiwali

Community Food Bank of New Jersey serves over 100 local food pantries, soup kitchens and social service agencies each week.

Some of the most wanted food items the Food Bank needed now are:


This Diwali Holidays, please giving the gift of Food. Please bring in the food items that all community residents are in need have access to nutritious foods and necessities; such as:

• Peanut Butter, Jelly

• Dry pasta, rice, instant potato, mac & cheese
• Canned beans

• Canned vegetables
• Canned fruits

• Spaghetti sauce, Applesauce
• Dry or Canned soup

• Cereal

• Shelf-stable milk

• Mayonnaise
• Laundry detergent

• Toilet paper Products
• Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste

• Diapers & Wipes
• Any other personal hygiene products


(Non-perishable items, NOTHING in glass items. Expiry date after March 2020)

Drive duration 10/04 to 11/04/2019 at following Collection Centers with contact:

• Gokul Indian Groceries, Absecon

• Kumon of Northfield
• AIMS, Absecon

• Vaikunt Hindu Jain Temple, Pomona, NJ
• HSS Deepali ji-217 W.Patcong Ave, Linwood, NJ
• Nizams Restaurant, 6725 Black Horse Pike, EHT.
• Gayatri Pariwar, 464 Damson Ave, Galloway, NJ
• Atalnticare IT, 6725 Delilah Rd EHT, NJ (Charan Singh, 609 457-2958)
• Brahmkumaris, 317 Upas Ave, Galloway, NJ
• KickBusch Law/Local 54, Atlantic City, NJ
• Aroma Restaurant, 224 White Horse Pike, Galloway NJ
• Nizams Mediterranean Restaurant, 6666 Black Horse Pike, EHT.
• MediCap Pharmacy, Galloway, NJ


To enable the cross pollination of cultures in our society and encourage participation to create a fertile environment for a better tomorrow.



SJIA is an organization formed by local community leaders and businessmen of Indian origin from the Atlantic and surrounding counties. The objective of this association is encapsulated in its mission Statement.


Driven by the Mission statement SJIA is proud to announce the 9th consecutive India Day “Mela” and Parade at the historic Atlantic City Boardwalk. The parade is unique that it combines an event and a location – The Independence day of India and – The Atlantic City Boardwalk which was the first ever Boardwalk in the USA built in 1870, both of which are steeped with a rich history and culture that stand strong even today!



SJIA is an association staffed and run by volunteers. All office bearers are volunteers and are successful businessmen/professionals and local community leaders driven by a common goal of building a strong local community and encouraging participation of local communities and businesses.

Please feel free to request latest Sponsorship package, Performance Form, Food Stall application, Merchandise Stall application, and Sales-marketing Stall application through email:



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