The New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition (NJAHC)provides technical assistance and information to food pantries, soup kitchens and other emergency food providers throughout the state.  It also educates the public and policy makers about hunger and food insecurity and works to increase poor and low-income people’s access to adequate food for healthy living by advocating for responsible public policies on the local, state and federal levels.


New Food Hardship Data Released

For the first six months of 2012, the national food hardship rate was 18.2%, according to data released by Gallup on August 22nd.

NJAHC Helping Seniors to Put Food on the Table

Last year, NJAHC launched an Outreach and Enrollment assistance project to help seniors get SNAP benefits. Outreach coordinators visit senior housing and day programs and help seniors fill out and submit the online application.

#WhatWorksWednesday Building #AgeFriendly Communities to help improve the lives of older adults, which will also benefit all local citizens. Thank you to the Henry & Marilyn Taub Foundation and the Gr...

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#FoodWaste Great to see Colleges and students taking #Action! #SayNo2Hunger #EndHunger

Colleges and students are working creatively to cut food waste.

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Universities Leading the Charge on Food Waste
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For years, the food bank at Michigan State University was one of the few, if not the only, such organizations in the country. By 2008, only four other...

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Rise in college food banks linked to the economy and campus demographics
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