Advocacy

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

For many children, there is little or no “Back to School Shopping” because their families cannot afford to buy school supplies. With limited school budgets for supplies at some schools, teachers also find themselves running out of essentials such as copy paper during the middle Learn More

Sign the Petition Today! The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the most effective anti-hunger program in America. In late March, Congress is poised to begin consideration of its FY2016 Budget Resolution, and SNAP (formerly food stamps) is being targeted. SNAP has extraordinary strengths, yet some Learn More