Apr
27
6:00 pm18:00

Rev. Pat Bruger's Retirement Dinner

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After 26 years of feeding people & changing lives, Rev. Pat Bruger will be retiring from her position as CUMAC's Executive Director. Help us celebrate Pat and her incredible life of service at her retirement dinner, being held at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge, NJ on Thursday, April 27, 2017.


Tickets

Tickets are on sale now. Reserve your seat today! Early bird pricing available through Monday, March 6. 


Sponsorships

CUMAC invites you to become a sponsor of our upcoming celebration honoring Rev. Pat Bruger. Becoming a sponsor is a great opportunity to generate leads, meet prospective customers, build your brand, and foster loyalty among customers who see your partnership with CUMAC and support in the community. With our broad support base your potential reach is extensive. See full list of sponsorship opportunities here.

Learn more about our event sponsorship packages and how you can get involved here. For additional information please contact Jennifer Miller, Community Engagement Coordinator at 973-742-5518 or jmiller@cumacecho.org


Other Ways To Support

Can't make the celebration? You can still honor Rev. Pat Bruger and support CUMAC! Learn more here


Feb
25
11:30 am11:30

CUMAC's 20th Annual Have-a-Heart Auction & Luncheon

Join us for CUMAC’s 20th Annual Have-a-Heart Luncheon & Auction hosted by the Knights of Columbus! The fun starts on Saturday, February 25 at 11:30am at Our Lady of the Valley in Wayne, NJ. We'll have a delicious lunch and a room full of auction items and prizes. There will be a "cash & carry" section including brand new clothing, household goods and treats for sale. All proceeds from the event will help CUMAC feed people & change lives so come ready to bid!  

Some of this year's auction items and prizes include: 

  • Wicker patio set & fire pit
  • A round of golf at Hawk Pointe Golf Club with carts and gift card for Tavern
  • Rare silkscreen print of Muhammad Ali (only 5 prints ever made!)
  • Tumi luggage set
  • Bedding and houseware
  • Kids baskets with games, tickets & toys
  • Gift cards for some of the area’s best restaurants and much more! 
  • Vacation getaways including a one-week trip to Killington, Vermont and Virginia
  • Experience packages, game and movie tickets
  • Amazon Fire Tablet & other electronics
  • Custom jewelry & art
  • Cybex Carseat & additional baby items
  • Chaise lounge chairs & other furniture
  • Photography packages
  • Fitness equipment & products

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. to allow time for previewing items and shopping at our cash-and-carry table. Guests can park in the large lot next to the building and enter through the back entrance (use the double doors, underneath the blue awning). 

 

Nov
15
6:00 pm18:00

CUMAC's 19th Annual HELP Dinner & Silent Auction

Help us celebrate another year of fighting hunger at CUMAC's 19th Annual HELP Dinner! This year's event will be held on Tuesday, November 15 at The Tides in North Haledon, NJ. Join us to hear about CUMAC's accomplishments of the last year and to honor those who have helped make our work possible. It's sure to be a night to remember! 

For sponsorship information contact events@cumacecho.org. 

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Nov
5
7:00 pm19:00

CUMAC's Fall Classic Rock Concert

Join us for a night full of music and fun at CUMAC's Fall Classic Rock Concert! We'll have performances from the YouChoose Band, Butler Ringers and Singers, Gina Royale, and Zack & Kristina. We'll also have plenty of great prizes like signed music memorabilia and snacks galore. General admission is $15 and $5 for students. The best part: all proceeds will help feed families in need. Want to request a song? Make a $50 donation to CUMAC and the YouChoose Band will play your favorite. Requests must be in by October 10. The concert kicks off on Saturday, November 5 at 7pm at Butler UMC. We hope to see you there! For song requests and tickets visit the official event page

Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away
Oct
30
9:00 am09:00

Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away

Calling all runners! We're excited to announce our second annual Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away. The race will be held on Sunday, October 30 at the Garret Mountain Reservation (Woodland Park, NJ) and will feature Trick or Treat stations, a costume contest, a certified course, and a Kids Fun Run. All ages are welcome so we hope you'll join the excitement!  To register for the event or to learn more, visit the race website. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to CUMAC.

Spread the word by sharing our event with your family and friends! Can't make the race? You can still help by making a donation. Donate to Team CUMAC here

Volunteers for race day are also needed. Contact Stephanie Ames at sames@cumacecho.org for more details.

 

Thanks to our amazing sponsors:

Oct
23
4:00 pm16:00

Grace UMC's Music Feeds the Soul VII

  • Grace United Methodist Church

Come out to the 7th Annual Music Feeds the Soul concert for an afternoon of great music and company! The fun starts at 4pm on Sunday, October 23 at Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff. The show will feature an array of talented musicians so you won't want to miss it. Tickets are $8 and all proceeds will benefit CUMAC!  Non-perishable food items will also be collected at the event. See flyer. Please call (201) 891-4595 or e-mail musicfeeds@gumc.org for information or tickets. 

Sep
25
10:00 am10:00

Action Against Hunger Food Drive

Join us on Sunday, September 25 for the 25th Annual Action Against Hunger Food Drive. This one-day, multi-county food drive will provide vital support to CUMAC and other food pantries around New Jersey. Individuals and groups interested in volunteering can sign up on our official event page. Questions? Contact Stephanie Ames at 973-742-5518 or sames@cumacecho.org. 

Macy's Shop For A Cause
Aug
26
Aug 28

Macy's Shop For A Cause

CUMAC is selling special Macy’s savings passes for $5 each. The savings passes can be used at all Macy’s stores during their 3-day "Shop For A Cause" event being held August 26-August 28, 2016. "Shop For A Cause" gives the buyer 25% throughout any Macy's store on regular, sale and clearance merchandise and 10% off on electronics, watches, furniture, mattresses and rugs/floor covering. The best part: 100% of the proceeds will be donated to CUMAC! Shoppers with a savings pass will also be eligible to win a $500 gift card on "Shop For A Cause" weekend so be sure to get yours today! To buy your pass online click here or contact Jennifer Miller (973-742-5518, jmiller@cumacecho.org) to pick up your pass in person.

Sky Blue FC Game for CUMAC
Jul
23
7:00 pm19:00

Sky Blue FC Game for CUMAC

CUMAC is partnering with Sky Blue Soccer for an exciting new fundraiser! Join us on Saturday, July 23 in Piscataway, NJ as the Sky Blue FC face the Washington Spirit. Bring your family and friends because a portion of every ticket we sell will be donated to CUMAC. The fun kicks off at 7pm and tickets are just $21 (which includes a $5 donation to CUMAC and a $2 processing fee).  Buy your tickets today!  

Here are some other great reasons to join us: 

  • Attendees will have the chance to win a meet-and-greet with two Sky Blue FC players 
  • We're auctioning off a Sky Blue FC jersey signed by the entire team 
  • Sky Blue FC is holding a food drive at the game! Bring nonperishable food items with you and help feed a family in need this month  

We hope to see you at the game! 

Jun
14
Jul 14

Summer Food Drive Competition

Summer is a time of year when food donations decrease and pantry supplies run dangerously low. That's why we're holding a food drive competition to restock our pantry shelves this month. Want to get involved? Get a group together and hold a food drive! Your support ensures that we can serve all who come our way this summer. For a full list of rules and prizes visit our official contest page. Deadline: 7/14/16. To sign up contact Jennifer Miller at jmiller@cumacecho.org or 973-742-5518. 

Thank you for fighting hunger with us! 

May
19
5:30 pm17:30

Planting Seeds of Wellness

  • CUMAC

Join us on Thursday, May 19 at 5:30pm for Planting Seeds of Wellness, a garden dedication and nutrition event, being held at CUMAC. We will be having the grand opening of our new Howard Sterling Memorial Garden, as well as sharing ways to eat better and feel better. The event will include live cooking demos, samples of healthy snacks & recipes, information from local dietitians, games, contests and more. Spring into nutrition this season and join us for this free event!

Kindly RSVP with Jennifer Miller by phone (973-742-5518) or e-mail (jmiller@cumacecho.org). See the event flyer here

NALC's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive
May
14
8:00 am08:00

NALC's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Want to help fight hunger this spring? Join us on Saturday, May 14 for the annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive! Just leave a bag of nonperishable food items by your mailbox and your letter carrier will pick it up and distribute the food to local food pantries. It’s that simple! If you would like to send food directly to CUMAC you can drop off it off at our building or bring it to the post offices in Paterson, Wayne, Hawthorne or Totowa on the day of the drive. Thank you for your support! 

Beatles Night II
Apr
23
5:30 pm17:30

Beatles Night II

  • Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ

CUMAC's Beatles Night is back by popular demand! Come out to the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany on Saturday, April 23 to hear the YouChoose Band playing your favorite Beatles tracks. There will be plenty of delicious food, great music and some fun surprises so make sure you save the date. All proceeds will benefit CUMAC. To buy your tickets, visit our event page.

NJ Devils Fundraiser Night
Apr
9
7:00 pm19:00

NJ Devils Fundraiser Night

  • Prudential Center

Calling all hockey fans! CUMAC is having a fundraiser night at the New Jersey Devils game on Saturday, April 9 at 7pm. Join us as the Devils face the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center. A portion of every ticket we sell will help fight hunger in NJ and all attendees will receive a special gift from the Devils. April 9 is also Fan Appreciation Night so there will be fireworks following the game. Come join the fun! 

Have-a-Heart Luncheon & Auction
Feb
20
11:30 am11:30

Have-a-Heart Luncheon & Auction

  • St. Clare's Parish

Join us at St. Clare’s Parish in Clifton, NJ on Saturday, February 20 for CUMAC's 19th Annual Have-a-Heart Luncheon & Auction! We'll have delicious food and an exciting live auction with plenty of wonderful prizes. All proceeds will benefit our mission to fight hunger in New Jersey. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. To learn more about the event call (973-742-5518) or e-mail Leigh Ross. Buy your ticket today!