HILLSIDE, NJ - NOVEMBER 14: NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin and #11 FedEx crew members join NJ-based FedEx volunteers to deliver donated meals at The Community FoodBank of New Jersey on November 14, 2012 in Hillside, New Jersey.

It has been officially announced that the Community FoodBank of New Jersey received a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The CFBNJ’s mission is to fight hunger and poverty in the state of New Jersey while seeking long-term solutions. For every dollar of this amazing donation, it will cover the cost of 3 meals.

“We’re proud to have received $1.1 million grand from @USDA to help implement @NJDA’s TEFAP Reach and Resiliency project, expanding access to The Emergency Food Assistance Program in underserved and BIPOC communities,” Community FoodBank of New Jersey shared on Twitter.

The two CFBNJ warehouse facilities in Hillside and Egg Harbor Township currently serve over 800 programs and community partners in 15 New Jersey counties.

Click here for more information on the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

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