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Community Food Bank of New Jersey packs 161,693 meals in 24-hour Pack-a-Thon #BetterTogether

Posted on AllSides April 6th, 2024
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HILLSIDE, N.J. -- The Community Food Bank of New Jersey packed 161,693 meals and raised more than $80,000 during its annual 24-hour Pack-a-Thon that ended Saturday morning. CBS New York partners year-round with the Community Food Bank of New Jersey to help put food on the table through our #BetterTogether campaign. Elizabeth McCarthy, CFBNJ president and CEO, said almost 600 volunteers helped pack boxes of food for families, senior citizens, and college students from Friday to Saturday. "There are over 800,000 people in New Jersey who are food insecure, and...

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