We’re kicking off National Nutrition Month® with this tasty and healthy recipe from our Community Kitchen. Follow CFBNJ on social for more recipes and videos from our Chef Paul! Watch him cook it, too....
When the bell rings for summer recess, hundreds of thousands of New Jersey children lose access to regular healthy meals. For kids who receive free or reduced-price school meals and after-school dinners at our Kids Cafes, summer vacation can mean an end to knowing for Learn More
Tough choices. Food insecure people across New Jersey make them every day.
One decision they regularly face is what quality of food to purchase. Processed foods tend to be more affordable and filling, but they lack the nutritional value of other foods, like fruits and vegetables. Learn More
Labor Day weekend is over, and school is back in session. Many New Jersey kids are stocking up on notebooks and pencils. But for nearly 340,000 children, their families won’t be able to afford a new backpack, let alone a meal.
Parents and teachers know how important Learn More
Summer is a tough time for the nearly 340,000 food insecure New Jersey kids. Many of these children depend on the meals they receive at school and after school at our Kids Cafes, and they become vulnerable to hunger during the summer months.
The Community FoodBank of Learn More
March is National Nutrition Month®, a campaign that focuses on the importance of making healthy food choices. When it comes to feeding our hungry neighbors, we at the Community FoodBank are working all the time to distribute more nutritious food. It’s important for everyone, especially Learn More
Health influences every part of one’s life, which is why good nutrition is vital.
Making the right food choices is especially important during childhood, when kids need nutrients for growth, brain development and healthy bones. This is often a challenge for the 400,000 food insecure kids Learn More