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Children are among those most heavily impacted by the lasting effects of the pandemic, as food insecurity among kids has risen by a shocking 75%. As schools, after-school programs, and daycare centers have largely been closed, many children have been left without their most reliable sources of nutritious food.  For this reason, CFBNJ’s main priorities during the pandemic included elevating our child Learn More

Despite the unprecedented health crisis and a drop in food donations, St. Cecilia Office of Concern Food Pantry in Englewood, a pantry that got its start in 1980, kept its doors open through the entire pandemic. “We’ve stayed open throughout the pandemic because we’ve got to feed the people,” said Donald, Food Pantry Director. “Most of us Learn More