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Community FoodBank of New Jersey is very proud to have just received Charity Navigator’s top 4-star rating for the seventh year in a row. Earning the highest possible rating for so many consecutive years is something that’s achieved by only 2% of organizations. It’s an Learn More

The American Academy of Pediatrics, an influential nationwide organization of 64,000 pediatric professionals, is stepping up its efforts to help the 15 million children in this country who are hungry. In New Jersey alone, hunger affects 1 in 5 kids — nearly 400,000. And, according to Learn More

You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind food event running from October 15th through December 3rd, featuring the best food in Atlantic City.  50 Bites is a great way to try restaurants and sample dishes, all while helping benefit CFBNJ’s Southern Branch. For all the details, Learn More

Recently, Feeding America has been asking a good question about this country, one that deserves a good answer:  How can 48 million people face hunger when 70 billion pounds of food go to waste? Now, at least a partial solution is in the works.  In September, the Learn More

Despite all the talk of economic recovery and job growth, new numbers drive home the fact that hunger and poverty in New Jersey, and across America, remain stubbornly high, and a harsh reality for millions of people. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released its annual report on Learn More

Despite all the talk of economic recovery and job growth, new numbers drive home the fact that hunger in America remains stubbornly high, and a harsh reality for millions of people across the country. The U.S. Department of Agriculture just released its annual report on food Learn More

If you’re looking to get involved and help feed hungry neighbors with the holidays coming, we have the perfect way. Join us at CFBNJ’s Southern Branch in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, October 24th, for Make a Difference Day. Volunteers will come together to pack Learn More

September is Hunger Action Month, and CFBNJ, along with Feeding America and food banks across the country, will take special steps to raise awareness about this crucial issue — and encourage people to help make an impact.  More than 1.1 million people in New Jersey Learn More

We are very happy to announce the selection of Debra Vizzi as our new President and Chief Executive Officer, following a nationwide search to replace retiring founder Kathleen DiChiara. Vizzi comes to CFBNJ from VIP Community Services, where she has served as its President since 2009, Learn More

Students come to our Food Service Training Academy from many different backgrounds, and Aflowa Zaza, who joined the 16-week class that began in June, is an example of that.  Aflowa came to the U.S. from Liberia some 30 years ago, when her native country was Learn More