Jun
10
10:00 am10:00

Community Closet Open House

Join us for a special one-day event at CUMAC's Community Closet. On Saturday, June 10 we'll have an open house at the thrift store featuring incredible sales (50% off almost everything in the store), giveaways, refreshments, prizes and much more. All proceeds will benefit CUMAC. We hope to see you there! 

Jul
1
Aug 15

CUMAC's Annual School Supply Drive

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Every summer CUMAC collects and distributes backpacks and school supplies to local children just in time for the new school year. Your donations allow us to provide hundreds of students in our community with the tools they need to succeed. Show your support and donate supplies to CUMAC this summer! To learn more call (973-742-5518) or e-mail (events@cumacecho.org) our office. 

Deadline for school supplies is Tuesday, August 15.

Sep
24
12:00 pm12:00

Action Against Hunger Food Drive

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Mark your calendars! The Action Against Hunger Food Drive is being held on Sunday, September 24. Our team will be collecting food at dozens of local supermarkets from noon to 4pm. Donations will benefit CUMAC and other local pantries. Volunteers will be needed to help collect, sort and pack food donations throughout the day. If you are interested in getting involved please call (973-742-5518) or e-mail our office. More details coming soon! 

Sep
30
6:00 pm18:00

YouChoose Mash-Up Concert

Save the date! The legendary YouChoose Band is playing a special mash-up concert on Saturday, September 30 at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey in Whippany. Stay tuned for more details. 

Oct
29
8:30 am08:30

Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away

Join us for a Halloween-themed 5K to fight hunger on Sunday, October 29 at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. More details coming soon!


May
18
4:00 pm16:00

Community Celebration with Rev. Pat Bruger

  • CUMAC
Photo Credit: Kristin Slaby

Photo Credit: Kristin Slaby

Join us on Thursday, May 18 to celebrate our beloved Executive Director, Rev. Pat Bruger, and her incredible career. Pat will be retiring this spring after 26 years of feeding people & changing lives. In her honor we'll be having a special community event open to all in CUMAC's parking lot with food, music, games, and much more. We hope to see you there! 

Admission is free. Kindly RSVP by Thursday, May 11 by calling (973-742-5518) or e-mailing (events@cumacecho.org) our team. 

May
13
8:00 am08:00

The 25th Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive

The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is being held on Saturday, May 13. Want to get involved? Just leave a bag of nonperishable food items at your mailbox on Saturday, May 13 well before your letter carrier’s normal pick-up time. The earlier the better! Your letter carrier will then pick up the food items and drop them off at your local food pantry. It's that simple! You can also drop off food at the post offices in Paterson, Wayne, Hawthorne or Totowa to have food sent directly to CUMAC. Thank you for your support! 

May
4
5:00 pm17:00

Night Out at Alex and Ani

  • Alex and Ani

Join us on Thursday, May 4 from 5pm-7pm for a special CUMAC fundraiser at Alex and Ani in Ridgewood, NJ. You can sip refreshments, snack on small plates and shop with others who share your passion for giving back. 15% of all proceeds will be donated to CUMAC to help feed families in need! 

Apr
13
11:00 am11:00

Pizza With A Purpose

  • California Pizza Kitchen
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Want to help fight hunger this spring? Visit the California Pizza Kitchen at the Willowbrook Mall on Thursday, April 13 and 20% of your bill will be donated to CUMAC. You can dine in or take out — just be sure to show this flyer and mention CUMAC when you order. It's that simple! 

Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Feeding Our Families Food Drive

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47, Stop & Shop, food banks and pantries around the tri-state area are teaming up on Saturday, April 8 for the "Feeding Our Families" food drive. It's an all-day, multi-state food drive to help stop hunger. Nonperishable food items can be donated from 10am-4pm at your local Stop & Shop. 

Team CUMAC will be leading efforts at the following locations:

  • 1189 Broad St, Clifton NJ 07013
  • 20 Washington Ave., Dumont, NJ 07628
  • 816 Franklin Ave., Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
  • 1220 Hamburg Tpk, Wayne, NJ 07470
  • 337 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Help fight hunger in our community and make a donation! Volunteers are needed too. If you would like to help CUMAC on food drive day please contact our volunteer department.  

Collections will be held at nearly 200 Stop & Shop sites. For a full list of participating stores click 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. 

Sponsored by

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!