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What's New @CFA

06Sep

-CFA Needs Volunteers for Action Against Hunger Food Drive

CFA needs #volunteers to stand/sit in front of sponsored supermarkets and collect donations on Sunday, September 24th from 12pm-4pm. Please contact Lori Oliff at lorioliff@cfanj.org for more info or to register. Most Needed Items (please, nothing in glass) Canned meat & fish Canned fruit & 100% fruit juice Canned pasta, stew, chili, hearty soup Canned tomatoes, vegetables, pasta sauce Pasta, white...

30Aug

-CFA Collaborates to Help Fight SIDS

PLEASE SHARE THIS VITAL INFORMATION! CFA is distributing 1,250 English/Spanish postcards to clients with instructions on how to reduce the risk of SIDS, based on guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. #sids #sidsawareness Cards are available on our website in Spanish and English This is important information...

22Aug

-Oritani Bank Food Drive Exceeds Expectations!

A big thank you to Oritani Bank for hosting its annual “Christmas in July” children’s food drive.  All 26 Oritani Bank branches accepted donations for non-perishable food items, pet food, and monetary donations. This year, Oritani Bank branches collected 1,066 bags of food, $320 in grocery store gift cards, and $3,754 in cash, which was matched by the OritaniBank Charitable...

18Aug

-SNAP boosts senior health

A new study finds that senior citizens who receive SNAP are healthier. This new research from Benefits Data Trust (BDT) found that access to SNAP reduces healthcare spending, improves health and allows low-income seniors to age in place with dignity. The lesson is clear. Investing in health upstream by helping vulnerable older individuals meet their basic needs and addressing key determinants of...

14Aug

-New SNAP Fact Sheet

Did you know that more than three-quarters of NJ SNAP recipients have family members who work, while nearly half are families with children? Check out the Food Research & Action Centers new NJ SNAP Fact Sheet for more info. ...

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