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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.Center for Food Action Receives Donation from The Valley Hospital to support Weekend Snack Pack ProgramEnglewood, NJ...

Volunteers to distribute food to area families in three service events, culminating in an online event with Mrs. Theodora Smiley Lacey. January 14, 2021, Englewood NJ- Center for Food Action and area schools team up to distribute free food to area families impacted by the COVID-19...

Center for Food Action Update - March 18, 2020 from Patricia Espy, Executive DirectorGreetings.  I hope this finds you and your families well and that you remain safe for the duration of this difficult and stressful time.  It seems each hour brings new, often conflicting...

Recently our friends at Hunger Free New Jersey hosted a round-table to discuss federal issues related to reducing hunger, examining ways to fight threats while advancing efforts to ensure all New Jersey residents have healthy food to eat.  The event was moderated by celebrity chef...

BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent, NJTV| May 9, 2019, 4PM ESTCLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOVolunteers at Center for Food Action’s location in Saddle Brook are bagging emergency kits for people in need of food. Normally, clients come in once a month for groceries. Advocate Grace Brockel says more than...

Dinners4Seniors ProgramCFA is introducing Dinners4Seniors, a new supplemental food package program for qualifying seniors 60+ years of age.  To expand how we help our growing senior population, we will be giving four additional meals to qualifying seniors.The package will include individual servings of salmon, cod,...

Please Help Give Our Neighbors in Need a Thanksgiving DinnerIn just a few months many of us will be enjoying a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner, but for thousands of local families, Thanksgiving will be like every other day; a struggle to put sufficient food on their...

Meet our first four-legged volunteer! The#ActionAgainstHunger Food Drive was last Sunday and a perfect example if the good that comes when people work together to help those in needs.  Thank you to everyone who volunteered and donated....

CFA is very happy to announce that all 26 Oritani Bank branches are accepting donations for non-perishable food items, supermarket gift cards, and monetary donations through August 4th + the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation will match monetary donations made during the Food Drive - August 4th. Please see...

CFA is piloting a new Dinners4Seniors meal kit program as a way of addressing the expanding needs of our growing senior client population. Each month, 50 CFA Englewood families with all members 60+ years of age, will be selected to receive a #Dinners4Seniors package.The packages...

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! ...

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...