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Recently our friends at Hunger Free New Jersey hosted a round-table to discuss federal issues related to reducing hunger, examining ways to fight threats while advancing efforts to ensure all New Jersey residents have healthy food to eat.  The event was moderated by celebrity chef...

State and federal officials, emergency food providers and advocates gathered today to discuss federal issues related to reducing hunger, examining ways to fight threats while advancing efforts to ensure all New Jersey residents have healthy food to eat, every single day. U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone and...

More children are receiving summer meals, helping combat childhood hunger, according to a new report by Hunger Free New Jersey. New Jersey communities served up summer meals to more than 103,000 children on an average day in July 2018 through two federal summer meals programs, according...

BY Leah Mishkin, Correspondent, NJTV| May 9, 2019, 4PM ESTCLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOVolunteers at Center for Food Action’s location in Saddle Brook are bagging emergency kits for people in need of food. Normally, clients come in once a month for groceries. Advocate Grace Brockel says more than...

Hunger Free NJ Director Adele LaTourette joins Gov. Phil Murphy, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and others at a bill signing today in Trenton. The package of bills promises to reduce hunger in the Garden State.The package includes bills aimed at reducing college hunger, raising awareness...

Far too many pregnant women, new mothers, and their young children in the U.S. are missing out on the healthy nutrition they need, according to a report released today by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).Making WIC Work Better: Strategies to Reach More Women...

Contributing Author: Kelli Brewer, DeployCare.orgThe struggles of military families aren't always obvious. They may look like a normal family at social gatherings, but at home, military families have to cope with long separations, financial challenges, and the worry that a deployed spouse may not come...

New Jersey Department of Humans Services implements changes to boost SNAP aid to disabled and elderly.The department just announced that New Jersey residents who receive social security, food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Lifeline Utility Assistance through the New Jersey Division...

Thousands of older New Jersey adults who face hunger are missing out on critical assistance that helps put food on the table, according to data tools recently released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC), with support from AARP Foundation. The federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Customer experience pioneer Jeanne Bliss in her latest book "Would You Do That to your Mother?" urges companies to make business personal by asking: "Would you do that to your mother?"  The idea is that companies should treat their customers as well as they would treat their mother. ...

TrentonDaily.com 4.3.19, Karen CarsonFor the college student, there’s hunger and then there’s hunger.From the age of 16, a modest financial aid package toward a private undergraduate college, including tuition, room and board, and two meals a day, kept a roof over my head for four years,...

2019 CFA Hero Award Winner “the Volunteers from the Community Presbyterian Church in Ringwood, New Jersey” will be celebratedENGLEWOOD, NJ, March 14, 2019 -- The Center for Food Action announces two honorees who will receive CFA Awards at the upcoming SAVOR.2019 food and wine event...

2018 was a banner year in our fight against hunger.Securing new laws to feed more kids. Halting harmful federal efforts to cut food assistance. Forging statewide solutions to hunger for college students, seniors and others. Launching a new brand to leverage our ability to shine...