21 Jan

New Jersey Governor Murphy Joins Hundreds of CFA Volunteers for 25th annual MLK Day of Service

NJ Governor Murphy and volunteers assemble thousands of Weekend Snack Packs to help hungry children as part of MLK Day of Service Englewood, NJ –New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined Center for Food Action today and led hundreds of northern New Jersey residents in Weekend Snack Pack assembly in volunteer service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy. Northern NJ residents were joined by hundreds of thousands of volunteers across the country as part of the 25th annual MLK Day of...

04 Jun

– Believe In Tomorrow

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 and anti-hunger activist Tom Colicchio and the participants included members of Congress, assemblymen, heads of non-profits from all over NJ along with some very brave women, who rely on social services to help them...

10 Apr

– CFA Blog: Senior Hunger and Your Mother

Customer experience pioneer Jeanne Bliss in her latest book “Would You Do That to your Mother?” urges companies to make business personal by asking: “Would you do that to your mother?”  The idea is that companies should treat their customers as well as they would treat their mother.  She recommends steps ranging from “Be the person I raised you to be” to “Put others before yourself.” April is Senior Hunger Awareness Month and when we look at all the statistics about seniors and food...

18 Oct

Harvest Gala

For questions regarding today’s Harvest Gala, please call Melissa Gagnon’s cell 201-213-9523. OUR HONOREES ORITANI BANK-Outstanding Corporate Philanthropic Partner PATRICIA ESPY-Extraordinary Achievement Award PETE SHANNO-Weekend Snack Pack Program Champion BILL ERVOLINO – Master of Ceremonies, Columnist, Author We Are Grateful to Our Sponsors Harvest Gala Event Sponsor Oritani Bank Charitable Foundation Emergency Food Program Sponsor The Konort Family Weekend Snack Pack Program Sponsor Braunstein Turkish, LLP Thanksgiving Sponsors Crowe Horwath, LLP Brach Eichler, LLC Heat & Utility Sponsors Accurate Precision Fasteners Marcia Levy Meridian Captial Group Wells, Jaworski & Liebman, LLP Lauren McGovern – Event Chairperson For more information, please contact Melissa...

11 Sep

2. National Day of Service & Remembrance – Mahwah

Please join the Center for Food Action for our National Day of Service & Remembrance Event at CFA Mahwah, 90 Ridge Road on Monday, September 11th from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm. Red Sponsorship: $5,000, White Sponsorship: $2,500, Blue Sponsorship: $1,000 Supporters: $500 The minimum donation for each participant is $45 (Children under age 10, accompanied by an adult, are welcome to pack free of charge). $45 will fund 10 snack packs for local children experiencing weekend food insecurity. Last year CFA...