A package for a family of four has a value of approxiately $180. The package consists of donated foods and paper goods, personal care itmes and clearning supplies. As funding permits,CFA purchases food items such as eggs, meat and fresh produce to include in the packages. During the spring summer and fall months CFA addes fresh produce CFA's Englewood garden and local gardeners.
CFA supplies between 230 and 250 diabetic food packages monthly. The number of requests for diabetic food packages has doubled over the past three years. It is a constant struggle to get enough items donated that meet the dietary needs of those living with diabetes.
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Center for Food Action - 192 West Demarest Avenue - Englewood, NJ 07631 - (201) 569-1804