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What's New @CFA

26Oct

-NJAHC launches #SNAPFeedsNJ Campaign

Federal food assistance pumps $1.2 billion into New Jersey economies each year, while keeping about 800,000 New Jersey residents – mostly low-income workers, children, senior citizens and people with disabilities – from going hungry, according to NJAHC’s report, SNAP Feeds NJ. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps) helps one in 11 New Jersey...

11Oct

-Rep. Pallone Spotlights School Breakfast

Congressman Frank Pallone tours an Asbury Park elementary school to highlight the importance of breakfast after the bell. We joined the Congressman on his visit to Thurgood Elementary School where breakfast is served in the classroom each morning to all students. This helps get their day off to a nutritious start, helping to improve students’ academic performance. As co-leader of the...

10Oct

-Join us for the kickoff of #SNAPFeedsNJ Campaign!

On Oct. 25 at 11 a.m., the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition will kick off #SNAPFeedsNJ to fight devastating cuts to federal food assistance. The House of Representatives has already taken the first step in approving this harmful measure, which, if passed, would deny food to tens of thousands of vulnerable New Jersey residents – children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the...

10Oct

-Make a Scarecrow & Help a Family in Need

The Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood (145 Carletondale Road, where CFA Ringwood is located) is holding a “Scarecrow Making Party” and lunch fundraiser for CFA on Sunday, October 15 at 12:00 p.m. Admission is $5 for a single person, $10 per family, and FREE for CFA clients. Participants need to bring old clothes to make the scarecrow. ...

03Oct

-Help #SaveSNAPNJ from Drastic Cuts

This Thursday, House leaders will vote on the FY 2018 House Budget Resolution, which contains deep cuts to SNAP, school meals and other vital human needs programs critical to ending hunger and poverty. The resolution would set up a process for tax cuts tilted to the wealthy at the expense of programs that serve low- and moderate-income people. You can help stop...

 

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