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Center for Food Action in New Jersey

Center for Food Action in New Jerse...
CROWDRISE : Jul 22, 2012
Tax ID: 22-2189072
BASED: Englewood, NJ, United States


Center for Food Action in Ne...

Our Mission

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The Center for Food Action provides emergency food and homelessness prevention assistance to individuals & families living in northern NJ.


Emergency Food: 2011

  • CFA distributed 61,106 food packages to local families and individuals in Northern Bergen County.
  • An emergency food package consists of seven days worth of food and the amount of food a household receives is based on family size. 
  • On average, an emergency food package consists of 6 bags of groceries. 
  • CFA also provided Thanksgiving food packages to 4,659 households – 13,111 people 
  • As needed, CFA clients can come for food packages up to 12 times a year.


Homelessness Prevention: 2011

  • CFA helped 1,451 households with other basic needs: Rent -277 Households, Security Deposits - 277
  • Utility & Heating Bills - 868 Households, Miscellaneous Assistance - 29.

Weekend Snack Packs: 2011-2012 School Year

  • CFA distributed over 12,000 weekend snack packs in two Englewood Schools.
  • CFA distributed over 650 weekend snack packs in one Leonia School.

The New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition

  • The mission of the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition (NJAHC) is to end hunger in New Jersey through education, advocacy and activism.
  • The NJAHC is a program of the Center for Food Action.
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