FDU, Feeding America and Community FoodBank of NJ Launch 2021 Holiday Food Drive
November 16, 2021 – Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs, Feeding America and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey are sponsoring their 3rd Annual Food Drive to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
Donors can make contributions through December 31, 2021, online at cfbnj.org/holidayfooddrive.
100% of the proceeds will benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.
In 2019, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs, Feeding America and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFNNJ) partnered with local municipalities throughout New Jersey for the inaugural food drive which raised over $11,000 and collected 1500 pounds of food. 100% of the proceeds benefited the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. In 2020, the drive once again raised nearly $11,000.
About Feeding America
Feeding America® is the largest hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through a network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs, we provide meals to more than 40 million people each year. Feeding America also supports programs that prevent food waste and improve food security among the people we serve; educates the public about the problem of hunger; and advocates for legislation that protects people from going hungry. Individuals, charities, businesses and government all have a role in ending hunger. Donate. Volunteer. Advocate. Educate. Together we can solve hunger. Visit www.feedingamerica.org, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.
About the Community FoodBank of New Jersey
The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), a member of Feeding America®, has been delivering food, help and hope across the state for 45 years. Last year, CFBNJ provided nutritious food for over 66 million meals through its network of more than 1,000 community partners including pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters, mobile pantries, and child and senior feeding programs throughout the 11 New Jersey counties it directly serves (Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union). For our hungry neighbors, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey is the powerful agent of change that fills the emptiness caused by hunger and provides resources that are essential to earning a sustainable living.
About Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs
Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Public & Global Affairs (SPGA) offers five graduate programs including the Master of Public Administration (MPA) for public and non-profit sector professionals. The school also houses the FDU Poll, a full-service survey research center committed to the delivery and analysis of unbiased and methodologically sound data. For more information, visit https://www.fdu.edu/academics/colleges-schools/public-global/