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About last night… Center for Food Action had the distinct honor of welcoming the Chapin Singers to the Bergen Performing Arts Center. This was a full-circle moment for our beloved organization as we acknowledge 48 years of service in northern, NJ. You see, a grant from...

On Friday, April 12th Center for Food Action's New Choice Pantry in Mahwah, NJ opened! This pantry is designed to provide a dignified and inclusive experience, allowing guests to select food items based on their individual and cultural preferences.  What is our choice pantry and why...

As Mother’s Day approaches, we ask again for your support in helping families in desperate need of diapers for their babies and toddlers. As you may know, diapers are a crucial and often overlooked necessity for young children. Unfortunately, many families struggle to afford diapers, which can lead to significant health and wellness issues for their children. At CFA’s food pantry, we frequently see parents who...

Center for Food Action in New Jersey began when the late singer Harry Chapin and radio host Bill Ayres, two long-time friends, initiated a grassroots movement to combat the root cause of hunger, poverty, and injustice. CFA’s founding is credited to a grant from these two musical icons. Harry’s family continues to work in the fight against food insecurity. Join us in honoring the Chapin Family on Wednesday, May 15th at their...

CFA's Run/Walk Fighting Hunger One Step at a Time raised over $40,000 for our cause. We couldn't have achieved this amazing milestone without you! It was a beautiful day for the event, and we were thrilled to see 200 people come out to participate. From our...

Center for Food Action is pleased to announce that Nicole Desane Davis has earned the well-deserved appointment as the Executive Director of CFA, effective March 1. She has a proven fundraising record and displays core competencies in developing relationships with donors, sponsors, and community-based organizations. Nicole continues...

February 9, 2022, Englewood NJ   Center for Food Action and Hunger Free New Jersey announced today that Adele H. LaTourette has officially resigned from her role as Director of Hunger Free New Jersey. In her statement, LaTourette explained, “While I’m leaving CFA, it will never truly leave me. And I look forward...

CFA and Community Fight Hunger with MLK with Day of Service Volunteers to distribute food to area children and families in service five events   January 14, 2022, Englewood NJ- Center for Food Action and area schools team up to distribute free food to area families impacted by...

Englewood, NJ (November 19, 2021) – This morning, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, The County of Bergen and Hackensack University Medical Center teamed up to deliver 1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by Center for Food Action. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Department have made...

Englewood, NJ (October 4, 2021) – Center for Food Action (CFA) is pleased to announce BD as a premier sponsor of the organization’s 45th anniversary event, in support of thousands of area families.  With this gift, BD helps fund emergency service programs to ensure northern New...

COVID-19, high unemployment, businesses, and schools closed, the first half of 2020 has left a mark on all of us. As we begin the next six months of 2020 we remain optimistic, ever mindful of the stories we are hearing in our community. During this pandemic,...

US News & World Report (3.19.21)The rise in child hunger amid the pandemic has been highest in some rich communities, which weren't as ready to cope as places that have long dealt with poverty.By Kaiser Health News, Contributor Laura Ungar March 19, 2021, at 1:34 p.m.Alexandra...