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$1 can provide 3 meals to a hungry neighbor.

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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.


million pounds of healthy produce distributed each year


million meals provided every year


volunteer visits annually

Real Stories

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

Expanding Pantry CapacityGiving Grants to Local Organizations

Learn how one of our community partners used their Network Investment grant. Read More

Helping HandsFuel Our Mission

Kenneth has been a dedicated CFBNJ volunteer for over 30 years. Read More

Grocery PricesAre on the Rise

Household budgets are strained for our neighbors in need. 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

ProvidingEfficient Solutions to Hunger

Read up on how CFBNJ delivers food, help, and hope. 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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We're so grateful to everyone who supported us last night. Our first in-person #BlueJeanBall since 2019 was truly magical and we couldn't ...have done it without you. 🧡💚🤎

Tony Ferolie presents the next HOPE award to the Russell Berrie Foundation: "A shining example of
a funder helping to lead and support
... coordination, collaboration and community

. @tomchapinmusic and Board Member Tony Ferolie present the first HOPE award: "Chairwoman Commissioner @TracyZur
recognized the growing ...need of 100,000 Bergen
County neighbors at the start of the pandemic.
Bergen County is one of the state’s wealthiest

"The pandemic created unprecedented demands
on vulnerable people of our state. Due to our commitment to growth, we were
became a ...crucial part of the effort to
help, serving 171 million meals over the past 2
yrs. This work was done in close collaboration w @NJGov & @NJ_PRF.

. @SpeakerCoughlin presents the HELP award to @BankofAmerica : "The leadership at the
bank created an innovative opportunity to
engage... their employees to give back to their local
communities and neighbors who may not know
where to get their next meal...

.@FoodBankCarlos presents the FOOD award: "@acmemarkets & @KingsFoodMkts are partners in
volunteer engagement, giving food, funds
...& sharing their voice. Their employees throughout NJ are engaged every
day... knowing the importance
of giving back & supporting those in need."

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.

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors