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PRESS RELEASES

July 2021

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives $200,000 Grant from Bayer Fund

June 2021

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Funds to Fight Hunger Included in New Jersey State Budget

May 2021

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Awarded High Marks from AIB International

New Jersey Celebrities Come Out for Hunger

Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Mercer Street Friends, and Norwescap Confer Grant Awards to 292 Community Partners Across 18 Counties

April 2021

Summer Food Service Program to Nourish New Jersey Children in Need

March 2021

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Reports on One Year Responding to COVID-19

February 2021

Fifth Annual Women Fighting Hunger Luncheon Goes Virtual to Support Struggling Families 

Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Mercer Street Friends, and Norwescap Announce $2 Million Investment in Network Capacity

December 2020

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Proposed Economic Recovery and Tax Incentives Reform Plan

November 2020

20th Annual Turkey Drive to Provide for New Jersey Neighbors in Need

October 2020

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Urgently Seeks Volunteers for Emergency Relief Efforts

September 2020

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Authors Special Report on Hunger in New Jersey During COVID-19

New Jersey Department of Agriculture Partners with Food Banks to Help Prevent Food Waste

August 2020 

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Launches Find Food Texting Service for Neighbors in Need

July 2020

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on the Expiration of CARES Act Unemployment Provisions

Governor Murphy Announces New Funding to Combat Food Insecurity in New Jersey

May 2020

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives $635,000 Relief Grant from Feeding America Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

April 2020

Bank of America Provides Critical Emergency Relief Funding to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey

March 2020

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Thanks Donors, Early Funders and Agency Partners Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on the FoodBank’s COVID-19 Response

4th Annual Women Fighting Hunger Luncheon Combats College Hunger

February 2020

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives $200,000 Grant from Stop & Shop Family Foundation to Support College Campus Pantry Program

Use 2020’s Extra Day to do Good! Community FoodBank of New Jersey Celebrates Leap Day with 4x Donation Match

January 2020

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on New Law to Eliminate the Cost of School Meals for Eligible Students

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Celebrates Landmark 45th Anniversary; Kicks off New Era of Food, Help & Hope

December 2019

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on the Trump Administration’s New SNAP Rule

November 2019

Annual Turkey Drive to Provide for New Jersey Neighbors in Need

In this Season of Giving, NJ Human Services is Fighting Hunger by Connecting People to New Jersey’s Food Assistance Program

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Distributes Thanksgiving Turkeys to Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens Across the State

Sixteen Top Chefs Cooked Tableside to Fight Hunger

September 2019

Troverie Launches “Trade an Apple, Give an Apple” Cause Marketing Program to Benefit Hunger Relief

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Encourages Residents to Help Fight Hunger During Hunger Action Month

August 2019

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives $36,000 Donation from the Darden Foundation to Help End Hunger

City of Newark Announces Partnership with United Way of Essex and West Hudson and Community FoodBank of New Jersey to Support Newark Families

Indian Americans Take a Stand Against Hunger in New Jersey

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Adds Local Leaders to Egg Harbor Township Advisory Board

July 2019

Community FoodBank of New Jersey to Host Annual Teen Leadership Institute

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President and CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on $8 Million Included in the New Jersey State Budget to Fight Hunger

May 2019

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives Morgan Stanley Grant to Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals to Children and Families

Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Blue Jean Ball Raises Over $1.36 Million to Fight Hunger

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President and CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Speaker Coughlin’s Anti-Hunger Bills Signed into Law

NJDHS Commissioner Carole Johnson to Speak at Food Service Training Academy Graduation

April 2019

Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Feeding America Launch “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” Campaign to Combat Hunger in New Jersey

March 2019

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President and CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Governor Murphy’s Proposed State Budget

3rd Annual Women’s Luncheon Raises Funds and Awareness for Childhood Hunger

January 2019

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Holds Emergency Food Distribution at Newark Airport

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Responds as Government Shutdown Impacts Pantry Lines

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Responds to Governor Murphy’s First State of the State Address

November 2018

Murphy Administration Addresses Food Insecurity for Community College Students

Speaker Coughlin Introduces Anti-Hunger Bill Package

Community FoodBank of New Jersey to Hold 18th Annual Turkey Drive

Fifteen Acclaimed Chefs Cooked to Fight Hunger

October 2018

Statement from Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, on Report Showing Increase in NJ Households Unable to Cover Basic Necessities 

September 2018

Statement From Carlos M. Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, On Proposed Legislation to Address Food Insecurity in New Jersey

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Launches Annual Students Change Hunger Drive

July 2018

United Airlines Announces $2 Million Grant Among Three New York and New Jersey Non-Profits

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey Receives $80,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation to Support SNAP Education and Outreach

June 2018

All New Blue Jean Ball Fights Hunger with Style

May 2018

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Launches Period Initiative

April 2018

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Organizes ‘Feed a Family’ Dine Out Fundraiser

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, and Stop & Shop Team Up to Deliver 1.9 Million Meals for Families in Need

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Hosts Global Youth Service Day

26th Annual Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive May 12

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Joins NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop and Tri-State Food Banks for One-Day Regional Food Drive 

Second Annual Women’s Luncheon Fights Childhood Hunger

March 2018

Goya Donates 100,000 Pounds of Food to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey as Part of the Goya Gives ‘Can Do’ Campaign

February 2018

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Announces New President & CEO

Mercer Street Friends Food Bank to Unveil New Refrigeration Unit

November 2017

Annual Turkey Drive To Provide For New Jersey’s Hungry

Fifteen Acclaimed Chefs Participated In Benefit Dinner To Fight Hunger

October 2017

Organizations Take Aim At New Jersey’s Deadly Diabetes Epidemic

September 2017

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey Voted Best Nonprofit Organization

Ocean State Job Lot Hunger Action Day Food Donation To Community FoodBank of New Jersey

July 2017

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey — Southern Branch To “Stuff The Bus” With Longport Media And Boscov’s

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey Receives 50,000 Servings Of Top-Quality, Nutritious Pasta And Sauce

June 2017

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey — Southern Branch Launches ‘Feed A Family’ Dine Out Fundraiser

Real Estate Breakfast Recognizing Growth In Newark

Summer Food Service Program Sites Help Hungry NJ Kids

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey Receives Morgan Stanley Grant To Expand Program Delivering Nutritious Meals To Children

May 2017

First-Ever Women’s Luncheon To Fight Childhood Hunger

25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive May 13

April 2017

First-Ever Community FoodBank Chef Challenge To Fight Hunger

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop Team Up To Support The Community FoodBank Of New Jersey, Other Tri-State Food Banks

March 2017

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Joins NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Stop & Shop to Host Region-Wide Food Drive

February 2017

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey COO Announces Retirement

November 2016

Annual Turkey Drive To Provide For New Jersey’s Hungry

September 2016

Sixteen Acclaimed Chefs To Participate In Benefit Dinner To Fight Hunger

Fundraising For New Jersey’s Hungry Hearts

June 2016

Our Leader Debra Vizzi Addresses Summer Hunger

Summer Food Service Program Sites Help Hungry NJ Kids

Amazon Visits The Community FoodBank Of New Jersey

May 2016

Community FoodBank Of New Jersey Welcomes New Fundraising Leader

March 2016

Special Event To Benefit Fight Against Area Hunger

CFBNJ’s Director Of Advocacy Receives Women’s History Month Honor At State Capitol

Our Leader Debra Vizzi Addresses National Nutrition Month In Her Letter To New Jersey Media Outlets

November 2015

Turkey Drive 2015

IN THE NEWS

July 2021

  • New Jersey 101.5: Pandemic Food Insecurity is Still a Problem in NJ – Can You Help?
  • Yahoo! Finance: Feeding America® and Starbucks Announce $1.7 million in New Equitable Food Access Grants to Support Communities Disproportionately Affected by Hunger
  • Meetings Today: Atlantic City’s Bold Renewal Plan for the Future
  • WebWire: Mars Food North America to Donate $3.1M Worth of Rice Product to U.S. Food Pantries Nationwide
  • Press of Atlantic City: Caesars packs 600 meals, donates $10,000 to food bank
  • Patch: 10 Things New Jersey Food Pantries Need Right Now
  • Kitchen & Bath Business: Graham & Brown Through the Decades Collection
  • The Hoboken Girl: 47+ Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | July 7-13
  • New Jersey Hills: Florham’s Park Avenue Foundation hosts fourth annual golf outing

June 2021

  • NJ PBS: Carlos Rodriguez on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato
  • Voice of America: US Food Banks Fear Rising Food Prices Will Affect Mission to Feed Needy
  • NJ Spotlight News: Food banks welcome legislative help to curb persistent food insecurity
  • Chronicle of Philanthropy: Giving Grew in a Tumultuous Year but Not for All. What’s Ahead in 2021?
  • NJ PBS: “Incredible generosity” from state sustains food bank | NJ Business Beat
  • PIX 11 News: PIX11 volunteers to help the hungry
  • TAPinto Newark: Food Bank Helps East Ward Pantry Surge
  • NJ.com: Community FoodBank of N.J. ‘plays key role’ in United Community Corp. food pantry expansion (also, Essex News Daily)
  • Shore Local News: Fresh Finds at Ventnor Farmers’ Market
  • New Jersey Family Magazine: WNBC Anchor Natalie Pasquarella on the News and Mom Life in NJ
  • Mobile Electronics: Alpine Electronics to Attend the 2021 NJ Jeep Invasion Vendor Show (also, CEoutlook.com)
  • The Hoboken Girl: 4th of July 2021 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City | June 30-July 6
  • Playbill: Springsteen on Broadway Reopens June 26 at the St. James Theatre
  • Playbill: Check Out Photos From Inside the (Re)opening Night of Springsteen on Broadway
  • Playbill: Read the Reviews for the Return of Springsteen on Broadway
  • NorthJersey.com: Springsteen on Broadway: Boss in spotlight of COVID comeback
  • NorthJersey.com: Springsteen on Broadway: At rehearsal, Boss updates show with references to COVID, arrest
  • Press of Atlantic City: Smithville Boy Scout to receive Eagle Scout award
  • ABC7News.com: Springsteen on Broadway’ COVID vaccine restriction sparks controversy
  • Yahoo! Finance: Morgan Stanley Announces $2 Million Grant to Feeding America ®
  • Press of Atlantic City: Due to decrease in demand, Bader Field holds 18th and final large-scale food drive
  • Yahoo! Finance: Stop & Shop’s 31st Annual Food For Friends Campaign Raises Record-Breaking Total of Over $2 Million for Local Hunger Relief Organizations (also, The Progressive Grocer)
  • Essex News Daily: Newark Beth Israel’s summer meals program returns
  • NJ.com: How to get ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ tickets. COVID-19 vaccine required to enter show.
  • Rolling Stone: Bruce Springsteen Reprising ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ for Encore Run
  • NJArts.net: Bruce Springsteen announces return to Broadway
  • New York Daily News: Bruce Springsteen to bring one-man show back to Broadway
  • ABC7NY.com: Springsteen on Broadway’ returns to the Great White Way this June
  • Gothamist: The Boss Is Back: Bruce Springsteen “On Broadway” Returning For Shows This Summer
  • Forbes: Springsteen Returns To Broadway June 26 For Limited Run Of ‘Springsteen On Broadway’
  • USA Today: Bruce Springsteen headed back to Broadway for a limited run of ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ (also, NorthJersey.com, Daily Record, Asbury Park Press, Yahoo!, and MSN.com)
  • PhillyVoice: Bruce Springsteen to revive his Broadway show this summer
  • NJ.com: ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ to reopen before most of Broadway does
  • Jersey Family Fun: The MOST Amazing List of 100 Must Do Summer Activities in New Jersey
  • Patch: Free Father’s Day Giveaway Event In Newark: Food, Clothes, Razors
  • The Hoboken Girl: 62 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | June 16-22
  • TAPinto Westfield: Temple Emanu-El of Westfield Lends a Hand to Help Nourish New Jersey’s Communities in Need (also, Patch)
  • Press of Atlantic City: Meet The Press of Atlantic City’s 2021 Young Leader award winners
  • TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood: NJ Grant to Boost Union County Vaccination Efforts Where Immunizations Lagging
  • The Hoboken Girl: 60 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | June 9-15
  • Hudson Valley 360: Price Rite Marketplace donates nearly $75,000 to area food banks
  • TAPinto: CASA names Robert Bridgeman of Westfield its June Spotlight Volunteer
  • NJ PBS: NJ PBS Gala Benefit
  • Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic City holds consulate and resource day for Asian community
  • The Hoboken Girl: 51 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | June 2-June 8
  • Insider NJ: NJ PBS Gala Benefit Honors Those Helping New Jersey through the Pandemic
  • The Progressive Grocer: 2021 Top Women in Grocery: Rising Stars

May 2021

  • NJ Spotlight News: Food pantries share $3.5 million to strengthen hunger-relief services (also, TAPinto)
  • Patch: New Jersey Celebrities Come Out for Hunger (also, TAPinto)
  • NJ.com: 10% of N.J. residents live nowhere near a supermarket. Can a new $40M program help?
  • Patch: CFBNJ Awarded High Marks from AIB International
  • NJTVOnline.org: NJ PBS Gala Benefit Honors Those Helping New Jersey through the Pandemic
  • New Jersey Hills: Mount Saint Mary Academy students perform acts of service for local organizations
  • TAPinto: Union County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach and Emergency Assistance with PSE&G, WellCare, Community FoodBank of NJ
  • Essex News Daily: Essex County commissioners celebrate Jewish Heritage Month
  • Montclair Local: Human Needs Never Went Away in the Pandemic
  • The Hoboken Girl: 48 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | May 26-June 1
  • TAPinto: Cathy Decker To Represent St. Peter’s Church In Dine Below The Line Cooking Competition
  • Before It’s News: Get Ready for the ‘Plate Reset’
  • The Shelby Report: Price Rite Marketplace To Donate Nearly $75,000 To Area Food Banks
  • New Jersey Hills: Chatham Township congregation donates $8,000 to fight hunger
  • Patch: Union County Expands COVID-19 Outreach and Assistance
  • The360Mag.com: GRAHAM × BROWN
  • TAPinto Plainfield: Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns Citizen Scholar Award
  • News 12 New Jersey: ‘It helped out so much.’ Food drive held for laid-off Atlantic City casino workers
  • NBCNewYork.com: ‘Project Innovation’ 2021 Grant Recipients Announced
  • The Hoboken Girl: 54 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | May 19-25
  • Real Estate NJ: JLL adds senior vice president to New Jersey office brokerage team
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (05/16/21)
  • News 12 New Jersey: Groundbreaking held for Basking Ridge garden that will help feed NJ’s hungry
  • NJ.com: QuickChek employees help at Community FoodBank of NJ
  • Shore Local News: Let Us Eat – Please, Inc. and Community FoodBank of New Jersey – Southern Branch summer feeding program for schoolchildren continues
  • The Hoboken Girl: 42 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | May 12-18
  • Patch: Summer Food Service Program to Nourish NJ Children in Need (also, TAPinto)
  • TAPinto Rahway: Two Rahway Organizations Receive Grants to Address Food Insecurity
  • TAPinto Nutley: Nutley Family Service Bureau Receives Grant Award to Fight Hunger
  • New Jersey 101.5: The Slow Process of Getting COVID Vaccines to Homebound Seniors
  • TAPinto Montclair: Salvation Army Montclair Citadel Receives Grant Award to Fight Hunger
  • TAPinto Summit: Hilltoppers Help Fill Shelves of Local Food Pantry
  • NJ.com: America’s Grow-a-Row Bee Pollinator Garden gets support from ShopRite, General Mills
  • Patch: CFBNJ, Norwescap, and Mercer Street Friends Confer Grant Awards
  • Patch: Free shred event & food drive in Closter on Saturday, May 8
  • NorthJersey.com: Healthcare needs to shed its traditional approach. Here’s why | Opinion
  • The Hoboken Girl: 56 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | May 5-11

April 2021

March 2021

  • NJ.com: The year of COVID: A decade of progress disappeared overnight | Opinion
  • NJ.com: 1.2 million New Jerseyans are going hungry right now. How to get help, volunteer or make a donation.
  • TAPinto: Community FoodBank of New Jersey Reports on One Year Responding to COVID-19 (also, Patch)
  • NJ.com: Kids can get free meals from N.J. schools through summer, regardless of income (also, Telemundo 47)
  • NJ Spotlight News: Food bank pleads with county for a share of new federal funding
  • NJ Spotlight News: It’s not over: NJ food banks brace for persistent demand even when pandemic fades (also, TAPinto Passaic Valley)
  • Agriculture.Senate.gov: At Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, Child Nutrition Experts Urge Action to Improve Child Health and Curb Hunger
  • WHYY.org: Demand at N.J. food banks remains high, but so does support
  • Morning Ag Clips: Senate hearing covers child health, hunger crisis
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (03/28/21)
  • TAPinto: Emergency Food Distribution Event at Kean University
  • Press of Atlantic City: DJD stays community strong to help local charities
  • Patch: Hoboken Celebrates First Year Of Food Pantry For The Needy
  • The Hoboken Girl: 114 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 31- Apr 6}
  • The Paramus Post: Bergen County Purchases Over 1 Million Diapers for Local Nonprofits from Community FoodBank of New Jersey (also, Patch)
  • Essex News Daily: Teamsters Local 863 surprises local food pantry with huge donation
  • NJ.com: $100M for N.J.’s struggling businesses heads to governor
  • TAPinto Westfield: In Tough Times, a Club at Westfield High School Continues Service to Community
  • Patch: Relief In The Works For ‘Food Deserts,’ Food Insecurity In NJ
  • The Hoboken Girl: 101 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 24-30}
  • Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic Christian School runs Bowls of Hope
  • Market Screener: Promotion In Motion Makes $100,000 Donation To Non-Profits Fighting Food Insecurity Across The U.S. And Canada (also, Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery)
  • NJBIZ: Hikma Pharmaceuticals pledges additional $40,000 to local US food banks and pantries in fight against hunger
  • Insider NJ: Sweeney Bill Would Allocate $10 Million to Food Banks (also, TAPinto and The Center Square)
  • ROI-NJ: Manufacturing Cares Food Drive tops $700K — here’s how you can donate
  • The Daily Journal: Atlantic Christian School food drive collects more than two tons of food
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (03/21/21)
  • CNBNews: New Jersey Seeking Input on How to Address Food Insecurity in Food Deserts
  • Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic Christian School food drive collects over two tons of nonperishables for Community FoodBank of NJ, Southern Branch
  • New Jersey 101.5: NJ Girl Holds Food Drive for 9th Birthday, Collects 380 Pounds
  • The Hoboken Girl: 66 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 17-23}
  • Markets Insider: Hikma Pledges additional $40,000 to local US food banks and pantries in fight against hunger
  • Press of Atlantic City: Two food distributions scheduled for Thursday in Atlantic City
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (03/14/21)
  • Shore Local News: Atlantic Christian School Food Drive Collects Over Two Tons of Non-Perishable to Donate to Community FoodBank of NJ, Southern Branch
  • Patch: Bergen nonprofit offers free prepackaged meals to those in need
  • TAPinto the Breeze: Local ‘Angels’ Helping to Make COVID Vaccine Appointments a Possibility for All
  • Press of Atlantic City: Joseph P. Tozzi Award of Distinction awarded to Yiani Galanos and Tim Wainwright
  • Inside Radio: News Bites: RAB, Bobby Bones, ‘Channel Q,’ Advertising Week New York.
  • The Hoboken Girl: 80 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 10-16}
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (03/07/21)
  • 973ESPN.com: Thanks for Giving During Our Feed South Jersey Radiothon
  • 973ESPN.com: You Can Help Us Feed Hungry South Jersey Families
  • NJBIZ: Valley Bank donates over $2M to more than 250 organizations to support COVID relief efforts
  • NJBIZ: New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund receives $50,000 from M&T Bank (also, ROI-NJ)
  • The Hoboken Girl: 50+ Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 3-9}
  • Press of Atlantic City: Food distribution scheduled for Mt. Carmel Society in Hammonton

February 2021

  • CBS 2 News: COVID Impact: Hunger Remains Big Concern For Children During Pandemic, Especially In The Classroom
  • NJ.com: After N.J. girl cries to Zoom class that she is starving, donations pour in to help (also, PennLive.com)
  • Insider NJ: Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Mercer Street Friends, and Norwescap Announce $2 Million Investment in Network Capacity (also, TAPinto)
  • Patch: Food Banks Announce $2 Million Investment in Network Capacity
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (02/28/21)
  • TAPinto Westfield: Music School to Host Concert Benefiting Westfield and Area Charities Saturday
  • Press of Atlantic City: New Jersey Farmers Cooperative awarded grant to feed the hungry
  • TAPinto: CFBNJ’s Fifth Annual Women Fighting Hunger Luncheon Goes Virtual to Support Struggling Families (also, Patch)
  • TAPinto: Amazon to Call Bordentown Home for New Delivery Station (also, ROI-NJ and NJBIZ)
  • Shore Local News: Events and Happenings
  • WORLD: How many have gone hungry during the pandemic?
  • The Hoboken Girl: 89 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Feb 24-Mar 2}
  • Press of Atlantic City: Bader Field food distribution scheduled for Thursday
  • ROI-NJ: Valley Bank donates nearly $1M to N.J.-based organizations providing COVID-19 relief
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (02/21/21)
  • TAPinto Newark: Series of Distribution Events to Be Held for Newark Residents
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (02/14/21)
  • Shore Local News: Atlantic Christian Selling Restaurant SOUP Coupon Cards as Benefit Fundraiser For School & Community Food Bank of NJ (also, Press of Atlantic City)
  • Essex News Daily: Lupus won’t stop UCC food pantry manager from serving community during COVID
  • Patch: Summit Area YMCA Selected as Bloomin’ 4 Good Program Beneficiary
  • The Daily Journal: Atlantic County briefs
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (02/08/21)
  • ROI-NJ: Community Foundation fundholders gave record $87.5M in 2020 (also, MorristownGreen.com, Morris NewsBee, and Insider NJ)
  • TAPinto Livingston: Mt. Pleasant Middle School Earns Award for “Most Meals Donated” in Food Drive Challenge
  • TAPinto: An Update on Plainfield Food Distribution Events this Week
  • Inside Philanthropy: “Authentic Engagement.” How an Urban Arts Center Netted a Historic Bequest
  • New Jersey Business Magazine: Philanthropy Amid the Pandemic
  • TAPinto the Breeze: Feeding Hands Food Pantry Seeing Increase in Need During COVID
  • TAPinto Bloomfield: Bloomfield Public Library Partners with Community Food Bank of NJ for SNAP 101 Presentation on February 10 (also, Essex News Daily, Patch, and Baristanet)
  • Patch: Do You Qualify For SNAP In Bloomfield? Workshop To Offer Info

January 2021

  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (01/31/21)
  • Essex News Daily: Turtle Back Zoo drives were great successes in December
  • Forbes: Conscious Capitalism Gets Creative In COVID-19
  • Press of Atlantic City: Stockton to hold MLK Day of Service across region Saturday
  • TAPinto New Providence: Prevent Food Insecurity, Donate to Little Flower Church Food Pantry Collection Drive (also, Patch)
  • MSN.com: States where food stamps are used the most
  • ROI-NJ: NJPRF leads $2.8M grant program for small food pantries
  • TAPinto: Two-Cohort Hybrid Model to Begin on Schedule at Livingston Public Schools
  • TAPinto Hillsborough: Teachers Implore Hillsborough Residents to “Have a HEArt”
  • NorthJersey.com: Smaller NJ food pantries to get aid from a new $2.8 million fund (also, Daily Record and The New Jersey Herald)
  • TAPinto Newark: Grants Available for Soup Kitchens and Food Pantries
  • The Daily Journal: ACUA’s annual food drive benefits South Jersey residents
  • Patch: HEA PRIDE Committee Supports Hillsborough Food Pantry
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (01/24/21)
  • Press of Atlantic City: 14th food distribution event held in Atlantic City, but those in need remain optimistic
  • New Jersey Monthly: How New Jersey Is Giving Back
  • TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood: FSPY Souper Bowl Fundraiser is Massive Success
  • Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic City Boat Show moved to spring
  • Markets Insider: NJ Couple Donates More Than 100,000 Masks to Frontline Workers and Families in Need Through Collaboration with Feeding America in “Masking Up from Coast to Coast” Campaign
  • Insider NJ: NJ AFL-CIO: Laid-off workers feel warmth, solidarity at Atlantic City food distribution
  • NJToday.net: COVID-19 continues to impact food insecurity
  • TAPinto Hillside: Local Muslim Youth Serve Their Community by Donating Food to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside
  • Press of Atlantic City: CRDA approves $1.5M for 2021 food distributions, $15 hourly wage for SID workers
  • Press of Atlantic City: Bader Field food distribution Thursday
  • New Jersey Hills: QuickChek tops $6.2 million for food banks, children, veterans (also, Patch)
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (01/17/21)
  • NorthJersey.com: The pandemic forced NJ soup kitchens to close. This scrappy charity found a workaround.
  • Press of Atlantic City: ACUA’s Holiday Food Drive nets more than 37,000 pounds of food
  • TAPinto Summit: The Summit Foundation Awards More Than $300,000 in Grants to Host of Local, Area Nonprofits
  • TAPinto East Orange/Orange: East Orange COVID-19 Food Relief Friday Jan. 15
  • Press of Atlantic City: South Jersey AIDS Alliance announces changes in Board of Directors
  • Press of Atlantic City: SJI, South Jersey Gas and Elizabethtown Gas show community commitment with giving initiatives
  • Reminder Newspaper: YMCA Offering Free Food Boxes to the Public
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (01/10/21)
  • Patch: East Brunswick Library Hosts SNAP Benefits Information Session
  • TAPinto: YMCA Hosts “Souper Bowl” Food Drive to Fight Hunger in Our Community (also, Patch)
  • NorthJersey.com: Martin Luther King Day of Service: 16 North Jersey organizations that need your help (also, The New Jersey Herald and Daily Record)
  • The Daily Journal: Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA offers free food boxes
  • The Daily Journal: Atlantic County briefs
  • Press of Atlantic City: Manna at the Shore fights food insecurity with donations to five local nonprofits
  • Press of Atlantic City: FoodBank of New Jersey $25,000 contribution to help fund FEED AC
  • The Newark Times: PSEG, PSEG Foundation Make New $1.5M Holiday Donation to NJ and Long Island Charities (also, Patch)
  • TAPinto Parsippany: Delta Dental of New Jersey Donates $250,000 to Combat Food Insecurity (also, Patch)
  • NJ.com: How to volunteer and donate in New Jersey during the coronavirus outbreak (01/04/21)
  • The New Jersey Herald: Mountain Creek resumes drive-up food pantry. Next distribution will be Jan. 6
  • Skin Inc.: Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa Concludes 12 Days of Giving
  • Essex News Daily: Food giveaway helps East Orange residents in time for the holidays

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Servings: 8 (serving size 2 cups)

CFBNJ Recipe Tip: If your child does not like vegetables, Mac & Cheese serves as a great disguise.

Great veggies to add include:

Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Spinach, Carrots, Avocado,...

Did you know?

1.6 billion avocados were consumed in 2012! In 2013, St.Patrick’s day showed reports of the most avocado consumption in one day!...