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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...

NJAHC calls for breakfast after the bell mandate after new report shows NJ stalled on school breakfast.A new national report shows New Jersey failed to make significant progress toward serving more low-income students school breakfast, remaining 19th nationally for its participation rate.The Food Research and...

Photo ID: Front (l-r):Lynn Smith – M&T Bank Regional ManagerLori Oliff - Weekend Snack Pack Program ManagerJennifer Johnson - CFA Director of Communications & Community OutreachBack(l-r):Tom Comiskey – M&T Bank Regional PresidentPaula Mandell – M&T Bank Area Executive The M&T Bank Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $7,500 grant to Center...

Volunteer positions are available at CFA Englewood & CFA Saddle Brook:Various shifts and times are available Monday-Friday 9 am-5pm.Help is needed with assembling emergency food packages and/or to help at the front desk with answering phones and scheduling appointments.Data entry.Please email: volunteer@cfanj.org or call 201-569-804...

A year ago, Eileen lost her husband. She and Jana, her 10-year old daughter, moved into a smaller apartment and are working to rebuild their lives. Then, two months ago, Eileen was laid off from her job.As a mom, Eileen’s main concern is keeping Jana’s...

#CFAHero! Thanks again to the Dedicated Indians of America (DIA) for your ongoing support of our Weekend Snack Pack Program and for your dedication to helping local children who are hungry. They raised the funds to assemble 550 snack packs that will be distributed to local children...

Many thanks to Ken Carroll, author of "Great Estates of Ringwood", who raised funds for CFA Ringwood at his book launch party. (l-r) Ken Carroll, Linda Somwaru, CFA Mahwah & Ringwood site manager, and Liz Carroll.  We thank Mr. Carroll for his generosity....

🍽 Thank you to team RotenbergMeril for helping to assemble the nonperishable portion of our Thanksgiving packages and for donating much-needed funds. Our goal is to have the $$$ needed to make Thanksgiving possible for 3,200 families in need....

On Oct. 25 at 11 a.m., the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition will kick off #SNAPFeedsNJ to fight devastating cuts to federal food assistance.The House of Representatives has already taken the first step in approving this harmful measure, which, if passed, would deny food to tens...

The Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood (145 Carletondale Road, where CFA Ringwood is located) is holding a “Scarecrow Making Party” and lunch fundraiser for CFA on Sunday, October 15 at 12:00 p.m.Admission is $5 for a single person, $10 per family, and FREE for CFA...