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11 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance Englewood

Join  Center for Food Action to help assemble Weekend Snack Packs for area school children, as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. 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 at risk for hunger on weekends when they don’t...

11 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Paramus

Join  Center for Food Action to help assemble Weekend Snack Packs for area school children, as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. 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 at risk for hunger on weekends when they don’t...

08 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Mahwah

Join  Center for Food Action to help assemble Weekend Snack Packs for area school children, as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. 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 at risk for hunger on weekends when they don’t...

22 Jun

2019 NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo New York

Stop by the CFA booth at the 7th annual NBC4/T47 Health & Fitness Expo! The 7th Annual NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo presented by Quest Diagnostics is a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly health and fitness weekend event held at MetLife Stadium. This free, non-ticketed event is open to the general public. The event is aimed at motivating people to engage in a healthy lifestyle within their community. Visitors to the NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo...

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 May

Why aren’t more eligible NJ seniors using federal food assistance?

BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent, NJTV| May 9, 2019, 4PM EST CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO Volunteers 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 50% of the people they see are seniors. “Many of the seniors who come in don’t reach out to family members. Many of the children don’t even know it’s difficult for them to...

01 May

– How To Support Military Members, Veterans, and Their Families

Contributing Author: Kelli Brewer, DeployCare.org   The 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 home. It’s a lot for any family to bear, but there are ways you can help. Donate Frequent moves make it difficult for military spouses to build careers. As a result, many military families experience financial challenges....

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...

03 Apr

– HUNGER AND THE COLLEGE STUDENT

TrentonDaily.com 4.3.19, Karen Carson For 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, and allowed me to prove my independence to my widowed father by paying other expenses with part-time jobs, all the while maintaining my place on the Dean’s List. During those pre-Smartphone years, I gave my blue...

12 Mar

– CFA To Honor Stryker At Annual Savor.2019 Gala

2019 CFA Hero Award Winner “the Volunteers from the Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood, New Jersey” will be celebrated ENGLEWOOD, 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 in April.  CFA Corporate Citizen Honoree, Stryker, was chosen for this honor to show our appreciation of their generosity. Over the years they have championed The Weekend Snack Pack Program, hosted numerous food drives and...

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