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Volunteers

07 Oct

Moving Forward Together – CFA 45th Anniversary

Commemorating 45 Years of Service With your generous support, CFA’s vital mission continues as we move forward together! Your donations provide emergency food package distributions; rental, heating, and utility assistance; Weekend Snack Packs to low-income children; Dinner4Seniors; and community gardens for our neighbors in over 100 towns in northern NJ. CFA’s statewide advocacy and public policy work are essential to ending hunger and homelessness in New Jersey. Sponsored By: Moving Forward Together Sponsor Health & Wellness Sponsor CFA Partner Sponsor 1.15.29 MLK...

06 Mar

CFA’s Interfaith Roundtable Begins Series of Emergency Food Pop-Ups

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 been holding drive-through food distributions at their five pantries since the pandemic began, distributing just over 122,000 emergency food packages in 2020. The emergency pop-ups give working families one more option for assistance...

13 Oct

Center for Food Action Named as a Finalist for the 2020 .ORG Impact Awards

October 13, 2020, Englewood NJ – Center for Food Action has been selected as a finalist in the 2nd  annual .ORG Impact Awards, which honors remarkable .ORGs and individuals positively impacting their communities and making the world a better place. The awards are hosted by the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the people behind .ORG. CFA is one of the top five entries in the Fighting Hunger & Poverty category for our work serving the increased need of our community as...

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...

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...

01 Jun

-FEMA Cuts Deep Into CFA Funding

#Ninety3K You’ve heard talk of possible government budget cuts to human service agencies; unfortunately, Center for Food Action has already lost $93,000 due to a massive cut impacting New Jersey. Your support is urgently needed so CFA’s emergency programs can meet the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. The loss of $93,000 is affecting CFA’s ability to help thousands of your neighbors. We really need your help to ensure our emergency programs are intact and available to...