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

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Special Volunteer Programs

Special Volunteer Programs

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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

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Annual Report & Financials

Annual Report & Financials

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Careers

Careers

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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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Night of 300,000 Meals Raises Funds for South Jersey Neighbors in Need

Night of 300,000 Meals Raises Funds for South Jersey Neighbors in Need

Night of 300,000 Meals Raises Funds for South Jersey Neighbors in Need 1280 550 CFBNJ

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Contact: Nicole Williams, Communications & Public Relations Manager

nwilliams@cfbnj.org / 732-798-5213

NIGHT OF 300,000 MEALS RAISES FUNDS FOR SOUTH JERSEY NEIGHBORS IN NEED

Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s annual South Jersey fundraiser returns with fine food, fun spirits, and live music

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ—May 2, 2022

On Thursday, April 28, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) held its annual Night of 300,000 Meals fundraiser at its Egg Harbor Township location. The event returned after two years of hiatus as the organization responded to the economic effects of the pandemic. The evening featured fine food from local restaurants, specialty cocktails, and live music by the Eddie Morgan Duo. About 225 guests also had the opportunity to tour CFBNJ’s Egg Harbor Township warehouse, capable of holding up to 1.6 million pounds of food, and its Community Assistance Pantry, which serves about 700 local families each month.

The goal of the event was to raise funds to support 300,000 meals for South Jersey neighbors in need – about $100,000. CFBNJ is proud to announce that the fundraiser met its ambitious goal this year.

In Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties – CFBNJ’s South Jersey service area – about 60,000 residents struggle with hunger. 1 in 6 children is food insecure in this area, compared to 1 in 10 statewide. CFBNJ’s Egg Harbor Township location provides healthy food, nutrition education, hygiene supplies, and access to critical financial resources to South Jersey neighbors in need.

“This is our third time hosting this event, and we were excited to be able to bring it back this year,” said Denise Hladun, CFBNJ’s Director of External Affairs. “It’s been a difficult two years, particularly here in South Jersey, and it’s so meaningful to see members of the community come together in support of our struggling neighbors.”

CFBNJ is grateful to the attendees, sponsors, restaurants, volunteers, and local businesses that made the event a success.

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The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), a member of Feeding America®, has been delivering food, help and hope across the state for more than 45 years. Last year, CFBNJ provided nutritious food for over 85 million meals through its network of more than 800 community partners including pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, mobile pantries, and child and senior feeding programs throughout the 15 New Jersey counties it serves. For our hungry neighbors, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey is the powerful agent of change that fills the emptiness caused by hunger and provides resources that are essential to earning a sustainable living.

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