What's New @CFA


-Spread the word about summer meals!

Summer meals program are in full swing. Help spread the word. When school is out, hunger sets  in for thousands of New Jersey children who rely on school meals during the academic year. To combat summertime hunger, communities across New Jersey are serving up healthy, free meals to kids. Help us make sure parents and other caregivers know where to find...


-Help Stop SNAP Cuts!

Congress is moving forward with a harmful plan to cut SNAP (food stamps). Please join us in sending a collective message to Congress to reject these damaging cuts. Visit our SNAP action page to help us protect this critical safety net.   ...


-CFA Launches Mobile Food Distribution Program

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 products. This new initiative is in partnership with the Community Food Bank of NJ....


-FEMA Cuts Deep Into CFA Funding

#Ninety3K You’ve heard talk of possible government budget cuts to human service agencies; unfortunately, Center for Food Action has already lost $93,000 due to a massive cut impacting New Jersey. Your support is urgently needed so CFA’s emergency programs can meet the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. The loss of $93,000 is affecting CFA’s ability...


-2017 CFA Winter Newsletter

Learn what’s new at CFA.  In the course of 40 years, CFA has grown from a small food pantry in the basement of a church to the leading food provider in northern New Jersey. In 2017 CFA will introduce the Action Beyond the Bag campaign to highlight the multiple programs we have initiated over the years to expand our ability...


-Stop & Shop’s Annual Food for Friends Program

Stop & Shop’s annual Food for Friends Program donated $4,137 to support Center for Food Action’s work to provide emergency food to local families and individuals in need. Stop and Shop customers and associates made this donation possible. “We believe it’s important to give back to the community we serve and consider it a privilege to strengthen and support our neighbors,”...

Real Housewife’s Shady Dagger helps feed and shelter local families