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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities across 18 counties to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network capacity. Awards ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 were given to help community organizations sustain their Learn More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The volunteers at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey never cease to amaze us. You arrive in good times and bad to assemble emergency meal kits, sort and repack food items, put together senior boxes, and much more. We cannot express enough how important you Learn More

Like many other pantries across the nation, our Egg Harbor Township location’s on-site Community Assistance Pantry experienced an unprecedented surge in demand amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.   With food insecurity rates in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties among the highest in the state our Community Assistance Pantry has remained dedicated to maintaining the dignity and well-being of clients Learn More

In April at Essex County Branch Brook Park, previously the site of cheerful cherry blossom festivals, Kayla waited in her car early in the morning to get food assistance with her mom and brother. All three of them—like over a million others in our state—had been laid off from their jobs due to the pandemic. As Learn More