Fairleigh Dickinson University assists Center for Food Action with “Hunger 365: Action Against Hunger and Homelessness” on April 16

Teaneck, NJ (March 29, 2011) – Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies and the Center for Food Action of New Jersey (CFA) presents, “Hunger 365: Taking Action Against Hunger and Homelessness,” on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Wilson Auditorium, Dickinson Hall, Metropolitan Campus.

The event features Gary Null, a nationally renowned health and nutrition expert, guest speakers include Jon “Q” Qalan, exercise/personal trainer, who will speak on “Exercise at Any Age”; and Metropolitan Campus faculty members Donna Carrazzone, nursing, on “Aligning Your Body’s Energies”; and Luanne Pennesi, administrative science, on “Healthy Lifestyles.”

While the event is free, participants are asked to bring a donation of either a nonperishable, unexpired food items, grocery store gift card, cash donation or check (payable to the Center for Food Action). For information and registration call 201-692-6500 or e-mail ceinfo@fdu.edu.

About Center for Food Action of New Jersey

Founded in 1976, the CFA has as its mission, “preventing hunger and homelessness and improving the lives of individuals and families living in poverty.” To this end, CFA provides emergency food packages, rental and utility assistance, counseling, advocacy and other essential services to those in need living in northern New Jersey.

About Fairleigh Dickinson University

Devoted to the preparation of world citizens through global education, Fairleigh Dickinson is New Jersey's largest private university and features more than 100 liberal arts and professional degree programs, two international campuses, dozens of partnerships with internationally renowned institutions and special programs and status within the United Nations. For more information, go to www.fdu.edu.

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