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The Community FoodBank says thank you to the CME Group Community Foundation, which provides grant support for our Fresh Produce Initiative. In this Initiative, a partnership with the non-profit America’s Grow-A-Row in Pittstown, N.J., the FoodBank will receive at least 1 million pounds of fresh Learn More

With one in five children facing hunger, crucial legislation will be making headlines in the weeks to come.  Every five years, Congress must reauthorize child nutrition programs, and the current Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 is set to expire this September 30th.  School breakfast Learn More

With 1 in 5 children in New Jersey facing hunger, the summer months can be especially hard for kids who are used to getting breakfast and lunch at school. CFBNJ’s Southern Branch is stepping up to do something about it.  This year, the branch will Learn More

With the warmer weather, people across New Jersey are enjoying the many farmers’ markets that offer fresh fruits and vegetables, often straight from the fields of the Garden State.  This year, there’s a growing effort to help make sure that people who get SNAP (food Learn More

May is Older Americans Month, a time to focus on the many seniors across New Jersey and the country who do not have enough to eat.  We know from our latest Hunger Study that 19% of those served by CFBNJ are age 60 and older, Learn More

A new report released by Feeding America shines a light on how urgent the hunger crisis is across New Jersey and the nation. The Map the Meal Gap 2015 study shows food insecurity can be found in every county and every congressional district in America.  Here in 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