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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

Zerega’s Sons Inc. of Fair Lawn, maker of custom pasta for the food-processing, food service and retail markets, is a major food donor to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. During 2014, Zerega donated more than 950,000 pounds of its products. Pasta, which has a Learn More

In a long list of ways, ShopRite and its parent company, Wakefern Food Corp., are major partners in the fight against hunger and poverty in New Jersey. In addition to providing a generous annual grant for our programs through its LPGA Classic each spring, ShopRite 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

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey and some of our partner hunger-fighting charities benefit from Wells Fargo’s financial support and volunteers. Through its Holiday Soup Kitchen Initiative, Wells Fargo provides grants for a member soup kitchen in each county of New Jersey, helping them to Learn More