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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

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

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is proud to partner with the Ocean City Home Bank for our food distribution efforts in Atlantic County. Through its Ocean City Home Charitable Foundation the Bank is providing support to the FoodBank’s Egg Harbor branch, to help supply Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is proud to have the support of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. Through its BTMU Foundation, it supports our Retail Gleaning Program, which helps to increase the availability of fresh produce and other nutritious foods for CFBNJ’s hunger-relief programs serving Learn More