25 Aug

10K Snack Pack Challenge 2021

Let’s Join Together to fund 10,000 Snack Packs in Honor of 9/11 9/11 was a dark and uncertain time for our nation, but over the past 8 years, Center for Food Action has worked to rekindle the unity that arose in the aftermath of the tragedy with our annual 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. Last year, the pandemic made it necessary to make CFA’s 9/11 Weekend Snack Pack event – virtual. We set and exceeded a goal of 10,000 snack packs....

23 Sep

Community Comes Together to Help Hungry Children on 9/11

CFA transforms popular in-person event into a virtual event, funding 9,000 snack packs September 23, 2020, Englewood NJ– For the past eight years, CFA has worked to rekindle the unity that arose in the aftermath of 9/11 with Day of Service and Remembrance Weekend Snack Packing events. This year, due to the pandemic, snack packs are needed more than ever, and the agency and its supporters did not let the pandemic stand in the way. The 9/11 Day of Service and...

15 Aug

— 14,000 Hungry Children Helped as Center for Food Action Marks 7th Year of 9/11 Day of Service

CFA activates hundreds of community volunteers to fight childhood hunger in northern NJ for 9/11 event 13% of northern NJ children experience weekend hunger.  They rely on school meals for breakfast and lunch during the week and miss meals over the weekend. CFA began the Weekend Snack Pack Program ten years ago to help fight weekend hunger and has rallied community support for the program as part of their 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance events. “This is an event that is...