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April is National Volunteer Month, the perfect time to thank the incredible volunteers who are the heart of CFBNJ, and to share the many opportunities for you to get involved during the month and all year.  Last year at our Hillside headquarters, we were fortunate Learn More

A new county-by-county look at health in New Jersey shows stark differences based on income.  The report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranks the counties, and finds “Poorer families and individuals are more likely to live in inadequate housing in unsafe neighborhoods, often with Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey has benefited from a strong, lasting partnership with the MetLife Foundation. Through its financial grants, the Foundation supports CFBNJ’s mission of fighting hunger and poverty. This backing is part of the MetLife Foundation’s commitment to address basic needs in Learn More

65-year-old Miriam is a familiar face at the Franklin Township Food Bank in Somerset, where she volunteers several times a month. She takes her time with each pantry visitor, helping them carefully and with kindness. She has good reason to understand their struggles, because she’s Learn More

Sign the Petition Today! The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the most effective anti-hunger program in America. In late March, Congress is poised to begin consideration of its FY2016 Budget Resolution, and SNAP (formerly food stamps) is being targeted. SNAP has extraordinary strengths, yet some Learn More