Free Food & Services

Free Food & Services

Find a food pantry near you and explore the free services that can help you and your family.

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Apply for Snap Food Assistance

Apply for Snap Food Assistance

Get free help applying for SNAP and accessing the benefits available to you and your family.

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Job Training

Job Training

Sign up for one of CFBNJ’s free job training programs that can prepare you for a career in the culinary or logistics industries.

 

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Healthy Recipes

Healthy Recipes

Healthy recipes, cooking videos, and tips are all here. Browse through the info provided by our Nutrition Education team to get the most out of your grocery budget without compromising on nutrition.

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Donate

Donate

Learn about all the ways to give a monetary gift, including recurring donations, planned gifts, tributes, and more to CFBNJ to lift up our neighbors.

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Explore the many opportunities to volunteer – whether that is packing food with your company, family, and friends at either our Hillside or Egg Harbor Township locations, distributing healthy food at one of our partners, or making phone calls from the comfort of your home.

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Advocate

Advocate

Take action to support our advocacy efforts that address the root causes of hunger and learn more about how CFBNJ collaborates with legislators.

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Fundraise

Fundraise

Coordinate a virtual or in-person fundraiser with friends, family, or coworkers.

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Donate Food & Goods

Donate Food & Goods

Over one-third of our food is donated by generous supporters like you. Set up a food or special product drive, join our retail food donation program, and more.

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Make a Corporate Donation

Make a Corporate Donation

Manufacturers, retailers, corporations, and small businesses can donate food, funds, and time.

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Events

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Attend a CFBNJ event to show your support and meet other like-minded supporters.

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Youth

Youth

Opportunities for youth engagement includes fundraising, food drives, and service days.

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Sign Up to Volunteer

Sign Up to Volunteer

Sign up to sort and pack food with your company, family, and friends at either our Hillside or Egg Harbor locations.

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Corporate Groups

Corporate Groups

Use your next company outing to give back to your community.

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Special Volunteer Programs

Special Volunteer Programs

View the opportunities available for regular volunteers to level up their participation at CFBNJ.

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Youth

Special Volunteer Programs

Opportunities for youth engagement includes fundraising, food drives, and service days.

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About Us

About Us

Discover how our journey began almost 50 years ago, and how we are committed to ending hunger in New Jersey.

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Explore the roadmap of the future of CFBNJ and how we plan on helping hungry neighbors going forward.

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How a FoodBank Works

How a FoodBank Works

Understand how food and hygiene supplies get from our two warehouses to your community.

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Leadership

Leadership

Meet our executive leadership team and Board of Directors.

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Annual Report & Financials

Annual Report & Financials

Get a clear picture of our finances, how our programs impact the community, and how it all ties together.

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Careers

Careers

Check out our career opportunities and don’t miss a chance to put your talents to work for a great purpose.

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News & Press

Keep up to date with the latest news about our work to end hunger.

Keep up to date with the latest news about our work to end hunger.

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Our Locations

Locations

We have locations in Hillside and Egg Harbor Township, each with their own events and volunteering opportunities.

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Our Programs

Learn about what we do to help our neighbors in need.

Learn about what we do to help our neighbors in need.

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Skillet Mac & Cheese

Skillet Mac & Cheese CFBNJ

Makes: 12 servings (½ cup per serving) Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons butter ½ large onion, chopped 3 cups finely chopped fresh spinach or…

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Collard Greens

Collard Greens CFBNJ

Makes: 6 servings (1 cup per serving) Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon butter ½ medium onion, chopped ½ teaspoon red…

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Become a CFBNJ Volunteer Ambassador

Become a CFBNJ Volunteer Ambassador CFBNJ

Volunteers move our mission. It’s all thanks to volunteers that CFBNJ is able to feed our New Jersey neighbors in need. Our Hillside and Egg Harbor Township locations are open…

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Network Investment

Network Investment 150 150 CFBNJ

Apply Online Welcome to our Network Investment Grant Center for the latest information on funding to support our network partners. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) and our partners…

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Fundraise

Fundraise 150 150 CFBNJ

When people come together, it can create a powerful impact. Neighbors Helping Neighbors is the community-based effort from The Community FoodBank of New Jersey to help spread awareness about food…

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Host an Event

Host an Event 150 150 CFBNJ

Want to get directly involved in the fight against hunger? Host a fundraising event for The Community FoodBank of New Jersey today! Whether you want to host solo or with…

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Matching Gifts

Matching Gifts CFBNJ

We are there for the families that need us now more than ever. We are there for the senior citizens who are at risk if they leave their homes. We are there for the suddenly unemployed who don’t know where their next meal is coming from. We are there for our food pantry and soup kitchen partners who rely on us to give them the food they need.

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COVID-19 Updates for Our Agency Network

COVID-19 Updates for Our Agency Network 150 150 CFBNJ

An important note to our agencies: For everyone’s protection – mandatory face protection is required when visiting the FoodBank. As the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) monitors ongoing developments…

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WHYY: Pressure on Food Banks and Pantries as Demand Surges with Rising Jobless Ranks

WHYY: Pressure on Food Banks and Pantries as Demand Surges with Rising Jobless Ranks 150 150 CFBNJ

In the windswept parking lot of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Long Branch, Roderick Sanders got out of his car and walked up to a table where volunteers wearing masks against the COVID-19 pandemic were handing out boxes of food to anyone who wanted them.

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ProPublica: How Panic Buying Has Put an Incredible Strain on Food Banks

ProPublica: How Panic Buying Has Put an Incredible Strain on Food Banks 1280 550 CFBNJ

For Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, the spike in demand has been as dramatic as the arrival of the coronavirus. In a normal year, Rodriguez’s organization provides food for some 50 million meals through a network of 1,000 pantries, food kitchens and other affiliates.

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