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Help fight hunger in our community, grab the kids, grab your walking shoes and join us on May 14th, in Overpeck Park for CFA's inaugural 5K. The money you raise helps fight hunger in your community! No one should be hungry in New Jersey, yet hunger is...

Help tackle hunger in our community and join  CFA's  6th annual Souper Bowl fundraiser. The Souper Bowl is an excellent opportunity for groups to get involved; youth groups, small groups, Sunday school, Mitzvah projects, families, and individuals are welcome. Download the Souper Bowl Flyer here! Register your...

CFA and Community Fight Hunger with MLK with Day of Service Volunteers to distribute food to area children and families in service five events   January 14, 2022, Englewood NJ- Center for Food Action and area schools team up to distribute free food to area families impacted by...

Englewood, NJ (November 19, 2021) – This morning, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, The County of Bergen and Hackensack University Medical Center teamed up to deliver 1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by Center for Food Action. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Department have made...

Englewood, NJ (October 4, 2021) – Center for Food Action (CFA) is pleased to announce BD as a premier sponsor of the organization’s 45th anniversary event, in support of thousands of area families.  With this gift, BD helps fund emergency service programs to ensure northern New...

US News & World Report (3.19.21)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.By Kaiser Health News, Contributor Laura Ungar March 19, 2021, at 1:34 p.m.Alexandra...

Englewood, NJ (March 5, 2021) – Center for Food Action (CFA) and Interfaith Roundtable partners, St. Paul's Church (Englewood) and New Hope Baptist Church (Hackensack) hosted two emergency food pop-up distributions this past Saturday, February 27, 2021, to help local families experiencing food insecurity.CFA has...

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...

Contributing Author: Kelli Brewer, DeployCare.orgThe struggles of military families aren't always obvious. They may look like a normal family at social gatherings, but at home, military families have to cope with long separations, financial challenges, and the worry that a deployed spouse may not come...

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. ...

TrentonDaily.com 4.3.19, Karen CarsonFor the college student, there’s hunger and then there’s hunger.From the age of 16, a modest financial aid package toward a private undergraduate college, including tuition, room and board, and two meals a day, kept a roof over my head for four years,...

2019 CFA Hero Award Winner “the Volunteers from the Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood, New Jersey” will be celebratedENGLEWOOD, NJ, March 14, 2019 -- The Center for Food Action announces two honorees who will receive CFA Awards at the upcoming SAVOR.2019 food and wine event...

Take a moment to look around your neighborhood, chances are most of your neighbors live in a nice home, drive a decent car, maybe have a have pet or two and have some form of income.  How could food insecurity be an issue here, in...