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Giving Back

19 May

– CFA Receives combined $500,000 Donation from Oritani Charitable Foundation and Foundation Chair Kevin Lynch

Funds will be used to support COVID-19 emergency food and housing relief efforts for families and individuals in northern New Jersey Englewood, NJ (May 19, 2020) – Center for Food Action (CFA) is pleased to announce a $400,000 charitable contribution from the Oritani Charitable Foundation along with a personal gift of $100,000 from longtime supporter and Oritani Charitable Foundation Chair, Kevin Lynch, to help purchase and distribute food and to provide housing assistance to households impacted by COVID-19. “Each week we distribute...

21 Jan

New Jersey Governor Murphy Joins Hundreds of CFA Volunteers for 25th annual MLK Day of Service

NJ Governor Murphy and volunteers assemble thousands of Weekend Snack Packs to help hungry children as part of MLK Day of Service Englewood, NJ –New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined Center for Food Action today and led hundreds of northern New Jersey residents in Weekend Snack Pack assembly in volunteer service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy. Northern NJ residents were joined by hundreds of thousands of volunteers across the country as part of the 25th annual MLK Day of...

11 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance Englewood- Sold Out

This year’s event has sold-out.  You may support CFA and the Weekend Snack Program with your donation, or join us for another upcoming event.  Please be sure to check our events page for more information! Event Dates: Sunday, September 8, 2019 1pm-2:00pm, CFA Mahwah, 90 Ridge Road Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00am-12:00pm, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Tech Building Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Englewood Field Club, 341 Engle Street, Englewood. Event participants assemble Weekend Snack Packs to help Bergen County children who are...

11 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Paramus SOLD OUT

This year’s event has sold-out.  You may support CFA and the Weekend Snack Program with your donation, or join us for another upcoming event.  Please be sure to check our events page for more information! Event Dates: Sunday, September 8, 2019 1pm-2:00pm, CFA Mahwah, 90 Ridge Road Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00am-12:00pm, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Tech Building Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Englewood Field Club, 341 Engle Street, Englewood.   BCC Faculty, for every $25.00 donation you make, a BCC student will be...

08 Sep

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, Mahwah – Sold Out

Thank you for your support, tickets for this event location, Mahwah NJ on September 8th, have been sold out. Please join us at another upcoming event to help assemble Weekend Snack Packs for area school children, as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Event Dates: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:00am-12:00pm, Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Tech Building Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm, Englewood Field Club, 341 Engle Street, Englewood.   Event participants assemble Weekend Snack Packs to help Bergen County children...