The Center for Food Action (CFA), founded in 1976, is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides emergency services to northern New Jerseys poorest and most vulnerable residents.
CFA provides food, housing, utility and heating assistance and offers counseling and advocacy services to low-income individuals and families.
CFA is headquartered in Englewood and has sites in Fairview, Hackensack, Mahwah, Ridgefield, Ringwood, and Saddle Brook. In 2014, at the request of Bergen Community College, CFA opened a site on BCCs Paramus campus in order to serve low-income students and their families.
Mission Statement: Volunteers play a key role in CFA’s mission to end hunger and homelessness in our neighborhoods. Every year hundreds of CFA volunteers donate their time and energy to improving the lives of local individuals and families who are in need. Here are the many ways you can bring your generosity of spirit, talents and work skills to bear on CFA’s work and mission