Advocacy

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

Zerega’s Sons Inc. of Fair Lawn, maker of custom pasta for the food-processing, food service and retail markets, is a major food donor to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. During 2014, Zerega donated more than 950,000 pounds of its products. Pasta, which has a Learn More

In a long list of ways, ShopRite and its parent company, Wakefern Food Corp., are major partners in the fight against hunger and poverty in New Jersey. In addition to providing a generous annual grant for our programs through its LPGA Classic each spring, ShopRite Learn More