With the holiday season upon us, charities and food banks around New Jersey are in need of cash and food donations for people and families who don't have the means to celebrate Thanksgiving for various reasons.

Below are seven different organizations that are doing all they can to help our fellow New Jerseyans. We have contact information, dropoff dates, times and locations, as well as specific items each organization is looking for. If you have information about a foodbank or charity we have have missed, please let us know in the comment section below.

31 Evans Terminal
Hillside, NJ 07205

From now until Nov. 30, All Village ShopRite stores will be displaying Holiday Food Bags by the front registers that include all the trimmings for a holiday meal. You can pick up a bag for $10.00 when you check out and they will coordinate delivery to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, who will get it to families in need.

Holiday Donation Bags are available at the following ShopRite stores: Garwood, Elizabeth, East Orange, Greater Morristown, Livingston, Union, Chester, Chatham, Springfield, West Orange, Millburn, Washington, Stroudsburg, Stirling, Hillsborough, Watchung, Old Bridge, Timonium, White Oak, Vineland, Galloway, Egg Harbor Township, Marmora, Somers Point, Absecon, Hammonton, Rio Grande
For more information, click here.

Center for Food Action
192 West Demarest Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631

The Center for Food Action is distributing Thanksgiving dinners to families who can't afford it. They are looking to collect turkeys, stuffing, gravy and more. They also welcome supermarket gift certificates.
For more information, click here.

Mercer Street Friends Food Bank
824 Silvia ST.
Ewing, NJ 08628

You can donate food to Mercer Street Friends, who will distribute the food to their food pantries or meal houses, which there are over 40 of throughout Mercer County.
For more information, click here.

201 N. Broad Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

NORWESCAP aims at creating many different opportunities to make less fortunate families succeed. They have food distribution programs year round, but this time of year is as important as ever.
For more information, click here.

Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
3300 Route 66
Neptune, NJ 07753

The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties has a turkey drop off program until November 16th. You can drop off frozen turkeys Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at one of five WindMill locations throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

WindMill Locations for Turkey Drop-offs:
1201 Route 71, Belmar
200 Ocean Blvd, Long Branch
3338 Highway 9, Freehold
18 South Main Street, Ocean Grove
856 Route 70 Junction Route 70 & Route 88, Brick
For more information, click here.

Interfaith Food Pantry
2 Executive Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Interfaith Food Pantry has set a goal of 1,600 turkeys, as well as bags of Thanksgiving sides and trimmings, and gift cards. During the month of November, you can deliver your donation to their warehouse at 2 Executive Drive in Morris Plains.
For more information, click here.

Home Front
1880 Princeton Ave, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

There are a couple of ways you can donate to Mercer County's Home Front. Between Nov. 11 and 20, you can drop food for a Thanksgiving Dinner at 1880 Princeton Ave., Lawrenceville NJ, 08648. You can also make a cash donation on their website or by phone at 609-989-9417 ext 107.
For more information, click here.

As we find out about more organizations around New Jersey providing food this Thanksgiving, we will add to this list. Let us know of any organizations you are aware of that are giving back in the comment section below. Thank you for doing your part.