Free Food & Services

Free Food & Services

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

Summer Feeding Programs for Kids

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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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Health Partnerships

While delivering food is central to our mission, so is supporting healthy and positive lifestyles through programs that provide nutrition education, medical screenings, and regular access to healthy foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains and dairy. Last year, CFBNJ delivered nearly 35 million pounds of fresh produce- about 34% of the total food distributed for the year.

Our Health Partnerships are Growing Healthy Pantries, Diabetes Initiative and Hospital programs. Your organization could help make an impact on how we combat hunger as a health issue.

Nutrition Policy

In alignment with CFBNJ’s 2024-2027 strategic plan, we are developing an organization-wide nutrition policy that will serve as a formal written tool to ensure clear communication with our stakeholders- including our staff, network partners, neighbors, food suppliers and donors- about our intentions and decision making. It is our commitment to provide food that supports community health.

The three pillars of the nutrition policy are nutritional value, cultural and health considerations, and food preferences. The goal of the policy will be to increase the number of neighbors showing satisfaction with available food choices and/or showing improved health outcomes.

Growing Healthy Pantries

Funded by the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and Feeding America, the Growing Healthy Pantries Initiative is a partnership between the state’s five food banks (CFBNJ, Food Bank of South Jersey, Fulfill, Mercer Street Friends and Norwescap) to help our pantry partners become spaces that distribute nourishing food and have a positive impact on individual and community health.

We are working together to develop a toolkit of best practices to support our network pantry partners as they work towards becoming healthier, more nourishing, and dignified spaces. The toolkit will include how tos and resources for pantries of every size and include a range of strategies from simple to complex, depending on the capacity of the pantry.

Staff from the state’s five food banks will be available to provide technical assistance to our pantry partners as we work to implement the toolkit best practices in the years to come.

“A healthier New Jersey starts with good and healthy food. The tens of thousands of New Jerseyans who rely on the nearly 1,000 food pantries across the state that are served by these five food banks will now have new resources, information, and tools to help them become healthier and more food secure. This is truly an example of a partnership in which the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Through Growing Healthy Pantries, we are bringing together the organizations that have been at the forefront of feeding New Jersey and New Jersey’s largest and most trusted health insurer to magnify the impact we have, improve food security, and promote greater health equity.”

JONATHAN R. PEARSON, HORIZON’S DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HORIZON FOUNDATION FOR NEW JERSEY

Diabetes Initiative

Food Health Hope (FHH): An Answer to Diabetes
In partnership with Summit Health Cares, we provide neighbors with chronic conditions like diabetes, prediabetes and hypertension free health screenings, diabetes friendly food, and nutrition education at several partner agency sites.

Partnership with Diabetes Foundation
We collaborate with the Diabetes Foundation to bring CFBNJ’s services, including diabetes-friendly food and access to SNAP application assistance, to partners in New Jersey.

Last year, we provided 6,900 nonperishable diabetes food and produce boxes.

Medically Tailored Meals

For the Trinitas Medical Center Care Transitions Program, Food Service Training Academy students prepare a five-day menu of heart-healthy, medically tailored meals for low-income seniors after they are discharged from the hospital.

Hospital Partnerships

Trinitas Medical Center Care Transitions Program
Food Service Training Academy students (FSTA) prepare a five-day menu of heart-healthy, medically tailored meals for low-income seniors after they are discharged from the hospital.

Women’s Wellness Pantry at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
After years of providing summer meals for kids, nutrition education, and SNAP application assistance, we opened the onsite Women’s Wellness Pantry. Located at the hospital’s Rev. Dr. Ronald B. Christian Community Health and Wellness Center, it serves patients from the Women’s Health Center with nourishing food, nutrition education and other resources. We’ve worked with RWJBarnabas Health facilities to open an onsite pantry in New Brunswick, and we’re working on another at the Federally Qualified Health Center in Newark.

Pantry at the Plex with AtlantiCare
This onsite food pantry is located in downtown Atlantic City that serves both patients and the broader community. Neighbors are invited to choose the foods they want to take home and can be connected directly to health care providers including social workers and dietitians.

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