Advocacy

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey thanks Walmart for its generous support to help us fight hunger in New Jersey.Walmart grants have helped the FoodBank provide cold storage equipment to 28 of its member agencies, and have supported our SNAP Outreach Program and the Food Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey applauds Morgan Stanley, a company that rolls up its sleeves and works alongside us in helping to fight hunger and poverty. Morgan Stanley employees—individually and in teams—provide more than 1,500 hours of volunteer service to the FoodBank annually. Through a Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey applauds Premio Foods, the maker of fine sausage and a familiar name not only in the meat case of the grocery store but at the check-out counter, too. Premio is the state sponsor of Check-Out Hunger, the annual fundraiser Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New has benefited greatly from our long-term partnership with JP Morgan Chase. Because workforce development is a priority, the JPMorgan Chase Foundation provides generous financial grants to our Food Service Training Academy. JPMorgan Chase teams regularly volunteer at the FoodBank, and Learn More

Hunger is a symptom of lack of resources. While the recession may be over, the number of Americans still struggling with this basic need remains unchanged. Unemployment, low wages, and high housing costs have been identified as the major causes of hunger. The problem of hunger here is Learn More

International food giant Unilever, headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is a valued partner of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Unilever helps the FoodBank fight hunger and poverty through its financial grants, and teams of Unilever employees frequently volunteer at our warehouse headquarters in Hillside. Unilever Learn More

by Diane Riley CFBNJ Director of Advocacy Hunger reached new heights during the economic downturn and unfortunately it remains stubbornly so.  Unfortunately children have not been immune to the effects of this trend.  Distressingly nearly 1 in 5 children in New Jersey are food insecure.  Meaning they Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is proud to receive support from the Summit Area Public Foundation for our food distribution efforts in Summit, New Jersey. The Foundation provides philanthropic assistance to organizations working to meet the needs of the local community in the Summit Learn More

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey is proud to have the support of Bristol-Myers Squibb, based in New Jersey, for our hunger fighting programs in New Brunswick, an area with one of the highest poverty levels in the state. Our Kids Cafe program in New Brunswick serves Learn More

Oritani Bank, based in New Jersey and founded over a hundred years ago, is supporting the FoodBank’s hunger fighting programs in Passaic, Hudson and Bergen counties through its charitable division—OritaniBank Charitable Foundation. The Foundation’s generous support is helping the FoodBank provide more food to the Learn More