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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....

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...

The Action Against Hunger Food Drive is around the corner and we are in desperate need of volunteers to stand outside of sponsor supermarkets and collect food/donations.  Due to recent cuts in funding and a decrease in donations, we are in critical need of food...

PLEASE SHARE THIS VITAL INFORMATION! CFA is distributing 1,250 English/Spanish postcards to clients with instructions on how to reduce the risk of SIDS, based on guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. #sids #sidsawareness Cards are available on our website in Spanish and EnglishThis is important information is...

Did you know that more than three-quarters of NJ SNAP recipients have family members who work, while nearly half are families with children?Check out the Food Research & Action Centers new NJ SNAP Fact Sheet for more info....

Thank YOU!  CFA recently received a $2,000 Grant from Investors Foundation and a $1,200 donation from Investors Bank as part of its grand opening in Englewood, NJ.  This important support will help further CFA’s mission of preventing hunger and homelessness and improving the lives of...

CFA launched a Mobile Food Distribution Program this summer to help families and individuals living in the Metropolitan Associates Community in Moonachie, NJ.  Throughout the summer CFA will be providing approximately 130 households, including children and seniors, with fresh produce, non-perishable food items, and paper...