The Center for Food Action provides emergency food, homelessness prevention and utility assistance to tens of thousands of individuals and families living in Northern NJ.


For Printing:  Center for Food Action Overview

 

Emergency Food & Homelessness Prevention: 2014

  • CFA distributed over 65,000 food packages to local families and individuals in Northern Bergen County.
  • An emergency food package consists of seven days worth of food and the amount of food a household receives is based on family size. 
  • On average, an emergency food package consists of 6 bags of groceries. 
  • CFA also provided Thanksgiving food packages to 3,287 households – 10,178 people
  • As needed, CFA clients can come for food packages up to 12 times a year.
  • CFA helped 1,508 households with other basic needs: rent - 388 households, security deposits - 360  households, utility & heating bills - 756 households, miscellaneous assistance - 4.
  • CFA distributed over 18,000 weekend snack packs in four northern NJ elementary schools.


The New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition

  • The mission of the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition (NJAHC) is to end hunger in New Jersey through education, advocacy and activism.
  • The NJAHC is a program of the Center for Food Action.
  • Learn more:  njahc.org


 

 

 

Center for Food Action shared Rotary / Bergen Highlands / Ramsey Rotary Club's photo.

Rotary / Bergen Highlands / Ramsey Rotary Club Thank you for your dedication to helping local families in need. Your backpacks will help assure that ALL children get a good start to the school year. ...

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Center for Food Action shared Move For Hunger's video.

Thank you to Move For Hunger for helping CFA provide emergency food to local families in need. We hope to work with you again in the near future. #SayNo2Hunger

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Please keep voting! We can win this thing! VOTE on your phone, pc, work computer, ipad, and any other device everyday until Monday morning.  Thank you all for your continued support!

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Move For HungerThanks for all your support! Please vote everyday until Monday! We can win this thing! #SayNo2Hunger2 days, 17 hours ago

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Thank you to Becton Dickinson for making a generous donation to help CFA provide emergency food to local families in need. (l-r) Ellen Rafferty, Becton Dickinson's product donations and community rel...

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Center for Food Action - 192 West Demarest Avenue - Englewood, NJ 07631 - (201) 569-1804