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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...

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....