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Many children who receive free or reduced-price school meals are left without adequate nutrition on weekends and holiday breaks. CFA’s Weekend Snack Pack Program is designed to fill this gap by providing healthy, kid-friendly, and easy to prepare snack foods to children at risk of weekend hunger.
On Fridays, a sealed plastic bag of nutritious snacks is discretely placed into the backpacks of children who participate in the free and reduced-price school lunch program.
Thank you to all the generous sponsors and participants of CFA’s 9/11 National Day of Service & Remembrance Event. At three locations we assembled a total of 4,000 snack packs for our young neighbors in need.
A special thank you to Jen Maxfield, our Event Chairperson, for her inspirational service and generosity.
Our generous sponsors include: Englewood Field Club Andy Stern, Jennifer Johnson Stern, THE NORTHERN TRUST, Rotary Club of The Palisades Jen Maxfield & Family & family, HandWorks, LLC, Zago Manufacturing, Bank of New Jersey, Diane Clarke & Family, Roger & Carol Maxfield, M. Ross & Associates, Michael & Jane Murphy, Lakeland Bank New Milford Elks & US Standard Products
The Weekend Snack Pack Program (WSPP) is made possible by generous and dedicated individuals and groups. This is an important program that “fills the gap” for students on the free/reduced lunch program and are at risk for hunger at home.
1. With a minimum order of 500 packs, CFA will deliver the product and organize a packing event at the CFA Saddle Brook site or at a Bergen County location of your choice. CFA will bring the finished packs to our warehouse and deliver them to one of the WSPP schools. Each pack costs $4.50.
2. You can collect monetary donations and purchase the items from CFA. This is an efficient method because CFA can purchase the items in bulk at a discount. Also, it eliminates the need to “fill in”.
The Aronsons-Dwight Morrow High School
Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Lutheran Church
The DECA Club at Leonia HS facilitated by Rotary Club of the Palisades
Dedicated Indians of America
DeKorte Family & Friends-GoFundMe
Englewood Hospital & Medical Center
Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors
Elisabeth Morrow School MLK Day-Jen Maxfield Ostfeld & Scott Ostfeld
Kehilat Kesher of Englewood and Tenafly
JCC-Mitzvah Day-Karen Katz
Jennifer Johnson & Andy Stern
Diane Montalto-Hearts for Hunger
National Day of Service & Remembrance-Jen Maxfield Ostfeld and Scott Ostfeld
National Council of Jewish Women Bergen County Section
RealSource Association of REALTORS
Rotary of the Palisades
Jill & Jason Rubach
Scoropanos Family & Friends-GoFundMe
The Seigerman Family
Shoenfeld & Wildes Family & Friends-GoFundMe
Smith Elementary School-Karen Katz
South Bergen Rotary
St. Irene’s Philoptochos Society of Paramus
St. Peter’s the Apostel
Temple Emanu-El-Rabbi Kirshner
Temple Sinai Teen Foundation Grant
Young World Day School
Zago Manufacturing-Gail Friedberg Rottenstrich
Zion Lutheran Church
For $4.50 you can send a child home with a weekend snack pack! Last academic year we distributed 30,000-weekend snack packs from 14 area schools.