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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 SAVE THE DATE: Are you Free to Help Kids in Need on September 11th, our National Day of Service and Remembrance? We're planning to assemble 2,500 weekend snack packs at our Nation...

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#ThinkAboutItTuesday Can you imagine what would happen if we turned all vacant plots of land into bountiful gardens? Thank you to Central Unitarian Church (CUC) in Paramus for doing just that! This we...

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#MakingADifferenceMonday #SayNo2Hunger An excerpt: "The need in North Jersey has been growing possibly because of the sluggish economic recovery, Johnson said. About a year and a half ago, the center ...

The Center for Food Action, which has eight locations in Bergen and Passaic counties, says it cannot keep up with the “urgent” pace of calls for f...

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North Jersey food pantries make urgent plea for donations
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