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The Community FoodBank of New has benefited greatly from our long-term partnership with JP Morgan Chase. Because workforce development is a priority, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation provides generous financial grants to our Food Service Training Academy. JPMorgan Chase teams regularly volunteer at the FoodBank, and Learn More

Hunger is a symptom of lack of resources. While the recession may be over, the number of Americans still struggling with this basic need remains unchanged. Unemployment, low wages, and high housing costs have been identified as the major causes of hunger. The problem of hunger here is 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

International food giant Unilever, headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is a valued partner of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Unilever helps the FoodBank fight hunger and poverty through its financial grants, and teams of Unilever employees frequently volunteer at our warehouse headquarters in Hillside. Unilever 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

by Diane Riley CFBNJ Director of Advocacy Hunger reached new heights during the economic downturn and unfortunately it remains stubbornly so.  Unfortunately children have not been immune to the effects of this trend.  Distressingly nearly 1 in 5 children in New Jersey are food insecure.  Meaning they Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is proud to receive support from the Summit Area Public Foundation for our food distribution efforts in Summit, New Jersey. The Foundation provides philanthropic assistance to organizations working to meet the needs of the local community in the Summit 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