Our Work – By the Numbers

The number of people impacted by lost wages and lost jobs during the pandemic has led to an increase in need for our services. On average, CFA services 1,000 families a week.

January 2020 – August 2020 compared to January 2019-August 2019
2019 2020 % Change
Total Households 13,690 23,090 41%
Total People 34,513 67,376 49%

2019 Impact

As a result of your generosity, in 2019:

  • CFA distributed 61,379 Emergency & Holiday Food Packages. An emergency food package consists of seven days worth of food; 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 provided Thanksgiving food packages to 2,986 households – 9,468 people
    As needed, CFA clients can come for food packages up to 12 times a year.
  • CFA helped 793 households with other basic needs: rent – 156 households, security deposits – 281 households, utility & heating bills – 356 households.
  • CFA distributed more than 35,000 Weekend Snack Packs and 2000 Smile Packs to children in 23 area elementary schools, clubs and libraries.
  • CFA distributed fresh produce and other grocery items to 3,115 low-income community members at free mobile farmers markets.

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