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Hope is Here

We fight hunger and poverty in New Jersey by assisting those in need and seeking long-term solutions. We engage, educate and empower all sectors of society in the battle. We fill the emptiness caused by hunger with Food, Help and Hope.

Food & Nutrition Programs

More than eight hundred partners – including food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters – ensure that nutritious food is available to families in need year-round.

Resource Access Programs

We make sure everyone eligible for government benefits gets them by providing SNAP application assistance in our communities.

Workforce Development

Our job training programs seek to address the root cause of hunger – poverty – by providing those in need with interpersonal and professional skills to help them earn a living wage.

Our Results

38 million Americans are food insecure, which means they don’t know if they have enough to feed themselves and their families. About 800,000 live right here in New Jersey. Together, we can end hunger.

24

million pounds of healthy produce distributed each year

85

million meals provided every year

17000

volunteer visits annually

Real Stories

Hunger exists in every community across New Jersey. Meet a few of the people you help us serve.

Investing in Community PartnersGiving Grants to Local Organizations

Pantries received funding for equipment, transportation, and more. Read More

Helping Seniors “I've been working hard my whole life.”

Meet Jose, a retiree who receives food from Father English Community Center in Paterson. Read More

Helping HandsFuel Our Mission

Robert, Bill, and John volunteer with us every week. Read More

Did you know…Just $1 a day can help fight hunger?

A monthly gift of $30 provides three meals every day for someone in need. Donate Now

Supporting South Jersey FamiliesIn Hard-Hit Communities

David's household has been impacted by casino closures during the pandemic. Read More

Did you know…There are people in need in every community?

Map the meal gap in your county. Learn More
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🚨 URGENT: time is running out to support CFBNJ's #GivingTuesday matching funds campaign. Will you help? We need 2,000 people to give by ...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT to unlock $25,000 in matching funds - enough for 75,000 nutritious meals.

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This #GivingTuesday, Jose's story is a great example of the life changing difference your support can make. He's a hard worker, having ...spent decades at a factory until he retired. Now, he turns to CFBNJ for help.

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This #GivingTuesday, Jose's story is a great example of the life changing difference that your support can make. Like so many of us here in New ...Jersey, he's a hard worker, having spent decades putting in long hours at a factory until he recently retired. After his wife passed away, he began living with his sister, but her income from the local box factory and his social security check aren't enough to make ends meet, so they turn to the FoodBank for help.

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#GivingTuesday is TOMORROW, and this year, it's more important to CFBNJ than ever before. Supply chain disruptions, rising food prices, & ...increased demand have all strained the FoodBank. @FoodBankCarlos spoke about this recently to @NJSpotlightNews. https://www.njspotlightnews.org/2021/11/nj-food-insecurity-food-banks-pantries-community-food-bank-of-nj-catholic-charities-paterson-south-jersey-eviction-moratorium-rent-supply-chain-problems/

Touch a life

With about 800,000 people facing hunger in New Jersey, including 200,000 children, we must continue to do everything we can to meet their needs. Your donation will be put to work immediately, helping us source and distribute food to our hungry neighbors.

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