Fall Events To Support Our Cause


Law Rocks NYC: Law Rocks, a global charity, raises funds for local nonprofits by combining music and the generosity of the legal community. 1981 (Walkers Global) will rock for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s Kids Cafes, which serve nourishing after-school meals to children, and Food Bank for New York City’s Campus Pantries. The band will perform at Law Rocks NYC on November 2 at the Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. Click here to learn more and get your tickets!

Subway: The Good Deed Feed: To celebrate World Sandwich Day, Subway will run a promotion of “Buy one, Get One, Give One.”  For every sandwich and 30-ounce drink purchased on November 3, Subway will give the customer a free sandwich of equal or lesser value and donate one meal to Feeding America. 75 percent of all funds will be distributed to the local food bank where the purchase is made.

Turkey Drive: Last year, we gathered nearly 54,000 pounds of food and about 4,600 turkeys for our neighbors in need. Let’s make this year an even greater success! Donate frozen turkeys and hams, as well as holiday trimmings, at a site near you on Saturday, November 18, and Sunday, November 19. Can’t make it? Donate to our virtual Turkey Drive today!

Atlantic City Weekly’s 50 Bites+: Get your tickets for a food journey through Atlantic City! Your pass will provide more than 50 bites until November 30 — and a portion of proceeds will benefit our South Jersey hunger-relief efforts.


ACME Markets: Give Thanks, Give Food: Through November 22, stop by your local ACME Market and purchase pre-made bags of groceries for $10 that will be donated to local food banks for families in time for Thanksgiving. Every donation made helps provide for a family in need during the holiday season! Find your local ACME Market here.

Hops For Hunger: Purchase a Brooklyn Beer during November to help fight hunger! Want to do more? Donate at cfbnj.org/brooklyn and post on social with your Brooklyn Community FoodBank of New Jersey glass and share it with #HopsForHunger for your chance to win some Brooklyn swag.

The Mall at Short Hills Charity Campaign: When you spend $250 at The Mall at Short Hills during November, Rewards program members will receive $20 toward their next purchase and the Mall will donate $10 to the FoodBank. Sign up to be a Rewards member and start shopping to support our cause!

The Shannon Rose: Dine For Food-Help-Hope: Throughout November, add $1 or $5 to your check when dining at The Shannon Rose in Clifton or Ramsey to help feed hungry families this holiday season. The Shannon Rose will match all donations up to $1,000 to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s hunger-relief efforts.

TJX: Help Stop Hunger: Help Stop Hunger while shopping at TJX stores from November 3 through November 5. All you need to do is add a donation for your local food bank at checkout.

The Paper Store: Gift Of Giving: Purchase a custom ornament at The Paper Store from November 24 through November 26 to help fight hunger. For each ornament purchased ($3.99), customers will receive 20 percent off their total purchase and the net proceeds from the sale of the ornament will go to local food banks.

Bank of America’s Give A Meal: During the Give A Meal campaign, which runs through December 31, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation will match every $1 donation with $2. DONATE TODAY at bankofamerica.com/give.

Crate & Barrel’s Holiday Fundraiser: Crate & Barrel invites you to celebrate the holiday season by giving back. From November 1 through December 31, Crate & Barrel will encourage customers to donate at the register and online. 100 percent of funds raised in-store will benefit local food banks.

Check-Out Hunger®: Add Check-Out Hunger® to your shopping list and visit participating stores through the holiday season to support our mission. It’s simple and efficient — all you need to do is donate at checkout, and 100 percent of your gift will go to your local food bank.

The Cheesecake Factory Holiday Campaign: The Cheesecake Factory will donate $0.25 of select cheesecake slices sold to help fight hunger this holiday season.

Village ShopRite Flu Promotion: Make your flu shot count! For every flu shot at Village ShopRite through March 2018, a dollar is donated to feed our neighbors in need.

Youth Programs

Students Change Hunger: The statewide food and fund drive competition is underway and runs through December 11. New Jersey schools compete to collect food and funds. At the end of the challenge, the schools that bring in the most food will be presented with awards by their local food banks.

Annual Teen Hunger Summit: The Annual Teen Hunger Summit returns to Seton Hall Prep in West Orange on December 5. Middle school and high school students, teachers, campus ministers, and administrators are invited for a morning of free workshops and discussions about hunger and poverty in New Jersey, advocacy, community gardening, and more!