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COVID-19

06 Jun

— BERGEN COUNTY HOSPITALS CALL ON COMMUNITY TO REDIRECT DONATIONS TO CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION AS HUNGER PANDEMIC UNFOLDS IN NEW JERSEY

Bergen County hospitals today asked the public to redirect donations to the Center for Food Action, a move prompted by the hunger pandemic currently unfolding in New Jersey. A combined 150,000+ meals were donated to feed health care teams at Englewood Health, Hackensack Meridian Hackensack University Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, and Valley Health System when COVID-19 gripped the state. Now, all four institutions are asking their communities to continue those efforts, with a renewed focus...

24 Mar

Center for Food Action Distributing Food to Those In Need With Help From Our Community and Community Food Bank of New Jersey

March 23, 2020, Englewood, New Jersey— While much of Bergen County is staying home to help “flatten the curve,” Center for Food Action is preparing for this week’s food distribution to area families and individuals in need. The Community Food Bank of New Jersey and CFA donors are helping to make this possible. “We are so grateful to our partner agency the Community Food Bank of New Jersey,” said Patricia Espy, CFA Executive Director, “the boxes will be distributed by appointment...

During the week of May 2nd, CFA’s Mother’s Day Initiative will provide the families we serve either a bank-issued gift card, to pick up a much-needed essential item for Mom or our Give-A-Meal voucher valid for a takeout family dinner. The Give-A-Meal voucher gives Mom, or Dad, a night off from cooking a meal while giving back to area restaurants. This is a wonderful way to encourage Moms and families during this challenging time.

Make Mother’s Day Special