Appreciating Teachers

By Laura Sodano Beausoleil May 3 is National Teacher Appreciation Day. As Hunger Action Coordinator at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, I have the privilege of visiting schools and community groups, talking to […]

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Getting Closer to her Culinary Dream

While our Food Service Training Academy students learn to work in a busy commercial kitchen, they also learn a lot about themselves and their goals. Saleemah told us the FSTA is bringing her […]

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College: Home to a Hidden Hunger

Dining halls, overflowing trays and the “Freshman 15” might come to mind when thinking about college food. But for many students it’s the opposite. They are food insecure. A 2015 University of Wisconsin […]

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Spotlight on Seniors

Older Americans Month is a time to focus on seniors by raising awareness about issues they face and recognizing their contributions. When discussing hunger in New Jersey, it’s important to realize that the […]

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Giving Time to Help Our Neighbors in Need

Our volunteers support hungry people in New Jersey in various ways. We have individuals and groups who visit our warehouse to sort food, pack supplemental senior boxes, prepare Kids Cafe meals and work […]

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