Center For Food Action – Non Profit in New Jersey

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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...

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,...