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Our Congressional SNAP Fact Sheets provide advocates with stats to make the case to protect SNAP.Congress is considering a harmful proposal that could mean benefit cuts to tens of thousands of New Jersey residents. These informative fact sheets detail the number of people benefiting from...

A BIG thank you to Team Starbucks for purchasing these beautiful herbs & flowers and for helping with today’s planting. #Cfaheroes Thank you Metropolitan Farm for your ongoing support! ...

#CFAHeroes On behalf of the local children who receive CFA’s weekend snack packs, thank you to the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey for organizing and hosting a fun and fabulous snack pack assembly event. #NeighborsHelpingNeighbors...

We are very grateful to all who supported CFA at SAVOR.2018.  By supporting Center for Food Action, you play a meaningful role in the important work of making sure your neighbors can put food on their tables and keep a roof over their heads.  Together,...

Bergen County 4-H and CFA are excited to announce the new 4-H CFA Englewood Gardening Club. Through this partnership, young people will have an opportunity to learn hands-on gardening skills while giving back to the community. 4-H members will learn how to start plants from...

Thank you to Atlantic Stewardship Bank for supporting CFA's work to help neighbors in need. Pictured: Francesca De Alto, Branch Manager and Richard Powers, Senior Business Development Officer/VP of Atlantic Stewardship Bank present Patricia Espy with the donation! #CFAHeroes...

New Jersey schools have made tremendous strides in serving breakfast to more students.Read NJAHC's New Jersey School Breakfast Story that showcases successful efforts to implement breakfast after the bell, which is the most effective way to reach hungry students in the morning.This report will help...

Check out this great op-ed from NJAHC Director Adele LaTourette that appears on NJ Spotlight today.Adele makes the case that cutting off food aid to people who are struggling to find work is no way to help these folks find good paying jobs that provide...

The number of children receiving summertime nutrition continued to grow last year, while federal dollars flowing into New Jersey communities to feed hungry children rose, according to a new report by Advocates for Children of New Jersey.New Jersey communities served up summer meals to nearly 95,000 children...

NJAHC joined legislators and advocates to highlight a package of bills that will fight childhood hunger.Under the bills, more New Jersey children would receive school breakfast and summer meals, while increasing federal dollars flowing into schools and communities to fight childhood hunger.The measures were highlighted...

On the first day of school breakfast week, the New Jersey Legislature took another step toward ensuring that all children begin their school day with a healthy morning meal.The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved S-1894, which would require all high-poverty schools to serve breakfast...

A BIG thank you to our friends at the Benjamin N Cardozo Lodge 163/157 Knights of Pythias, for collaborating with CFA to provide emergency food and homelessness prevention services to our neighbors in need. A special thanks to Marvin Diner, Jeff Zerowin, David Weiner and Larry...

The Senate Education Committee today approved a bill that will require high-poverty schools to serve breakfast after the bell. This has the potential to ensure about 150,000 more kids receive that all-important morning meal.Read why breakfast after the bell works.Thanks to all our education advocates and other...

All Seasons Chamber Players will perform at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood, 14 Hope Street, on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm for an annual Community Concert, entitled “Classical, Romantical, and Jazzical,” honoring the musical legacy of William F. Wilkins.Celebrated works to be performed...

Legislation aimed at giving more kids school breakfast is set for a legislative hearing Feb. 22Calling all advocates! Come to Trenton to speak in support of expanding school breakfast to more low-income children. S- S-1894/A-3506 would require schools with at least 70 percent of eligible...