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18 Oct

SAVOR.2020 Virtual Brunch Fundraiser

Join CFA for Brunch, Sunday, October 18th at 1:00 pm, for a Facebook Live event, to help families impacted by the Pandemic put food on their table.  SAVOR.2020 features cooking demos, a live Jazz performance from James Austin, and stories of inspiration from CFA’s dedicated volunteers.  Hear from NBC 4 New York’s Jen Maxfield, WhyHunger’s Noreen Springstead, and local restauranteurs, plus special greetings from Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, Commissioner Tracy Zur, and Sheriff Anthony Cureton. Discover how hunger has...

31 May

Unity In the Community 2020

Join CFA at Unity in the Community, hosted by The Crisis Intervention Team of New Jersey (CIT-NJ). Enjoy a family-friendly wellness event in Overpeck County Park. There will be music, entertainment, vendors, inflatables and food trucks. Help make this event a huge success as we fill a truck with items for the community food banks. Bring your donations to help others! No contribution is too small. ...

20 Apr

POSTPONED – Savor 2020

This event has been postponed due to COVID-19 and will be rescheduled for the fall of 2020.  Please check back as we will post more information when available. Please join CFA at SAVOR.2020. Come SAVOR the flavors of northern New Jersey’s most appetizing restaurants and sample a wide array of wines.    Join us as we celebrate: Center for Food Action is celebrating our 10th anniversary of the Weekend Snack Pack Program. Join us as we honor 9.11 Weekend Snack Pack event longtime supporter and...

24 Mar

Center for Food Action Distributing Food to Those In Need With Help From Our Community and Community Food Bank of New Jersey

March 23, 2020, Englewood, New Jersey— While much of Bergen County is staying home to help “flatten the curve,” Center for Food Action is preparing for this week’s food distribution to area families and individuals in need. The Community Food Bank of New Jersey and CFA donors are helping to make this possible. “We are so grateful to our partner agency the Community Food Bank of New Jersey,” said Patricia Espy, CFA Executive Director, “the boxes will be distributed by appointment...

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...

20 Jan

MLK Day of Service 2020 Paramus – SOLD OUT

CFA invites local businesses, community-based and service organizations, and individuals to support MLK Day of Service 2020 Weekend Snack Pack Initiative   Did you know…. Many children who receive free or reduced-price school meals are left without adequate nutrition on weekends and holiday breaks? The Weekend Snack Pack Program fills the gap. Last year CFA supporters funded and assembled more than 35,000 Weekend Snack Packs, distributed to children in 20 area schools. You can help provide these children with nutritious and filling food to help...

20 Jan

MLK Day of Service 2020 – Englewood – SOLD OUT

CFA invites local businesses, community-based and service organizations, and individuals to support MLK Day of Service 2020 Weekend Snack Pack Initiative   Did you know…. Many children who receive free or reduced-price school meals are left without adequate nutrition on weekends and holiday breaks? The Weekend Snack Pack Program fills the gap. Last year CFA supporters funded and assembled more than 35,000 Weekend Snack Packs, distributed to children in 20 area schools. You can help provide these children with nutritious and filling food to help...

03 Dec

#GivingTuesday 2019

  #GivingTuesday is December 3, 2019 and CFA is hosting a community-wide Hearty Soup Drive to help local families in need stay warm this winter and to shine a spotlight on the seriousness of hunger in our neighborhoods. Join area schools, businesses, and organizations participate in CFA’s #GivingTuesday Hearty Soup Drives to help families in need. Become a CFA Souper Hero in just 3 easy steps: Register your participation and download program flyers and posters Set-up a box, hang your posters and spread...

11 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance Englewood- Sold Out

This year’s event has sold-out.  You may support CFA and the Weekend Snack Program with your donation, or join us for another upcoming event.  Please be sure to check our events page for more information! Event Dates: Sunday, September 8, 2019 1pm-2:00pm, CFA Mahwah, 90 Ridge Road Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00am-12:00pm, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Tech Building Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Englewood Field Club, 341 Engle Street, Englewood. Event participants assemble Weekend Snack Packs to help Bergen County children who are...