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Dinners4Seniors ProgramCFA is introducing Dinners4Seniors, a new supplemental food package program for qualifying seniors 60+ years of age.  To expand how we help our growing senior population, we will be giving four additional meals to qualifying seniors.The package will include individual servings of salmon, cod,...

Great news! Congressional leaders reportedly said harsh work requirements will not be included in the farm  bill.This proposal would have denied food assistance to thousands of New Jersey residents. With your help, we have been fighting this proposal for months. We thank all who sent...

HFNJ Director Adele LaTourette received well-deserved recognition for her leadership in fighting hunger in New Jersey when she was named on Senator Loretta Weinberg's Women Power List.This prestigious list includes cabinet members, chiefs of staff, business leaders and many other strong influencers. Adele was recognized for...

An Assembly panel last week approved a package of 14 bills aimed at addressing hunger in New Jersey.Led by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who has made hunger a top priority, the effort promises to curb hunger on college campuses, connect people with food assistance, raise...

The New Jersey Department of Human Services has announced new rules that will allow more hungry college students to receive federal food aid. We joined the Murphy Administration officials last week to announce the expansion of food assistance to career and technical education students at community...

Join the#GivingTuesday movement on 11/27. CFA will be hosting a community-wide Hearty Soup Drive, 11/27-11/30. Please contact Nicole Davis at 201.569.1804 x27 or www.cfanj.org to learn how you can join in.Help us collect soup to keep our neighbors in need warm this winter.#GivingTuesday is celebrated on the Tuesday...

HFNJ Outreach Director Lisa Pitz highlights hunger on college campuses in this great segment by NJTV.A growing number of college students face hunger as they struggle to complete their studies. Recently-introduced legislation -- Hunger Free Campus Act -- promises to help reduce college hunger. Lisa...

View this recent State of Affairs, featuring HFNJ Director Adele LaTourette.Adele talks to Steve Adubato about growing hunger in the Garden State, including childhood and college hunger, and solutions we are working on to ensure all New Jersey residents have healthy food to eat, every...

As the nation prepares to observe Veterans Day, a new report finds that 15,000 New Jersey veterans rely on federal assistance to put food on the table - aid that is threatened under a Congressional proposal that would deny help to thousands of New Jersey residents, including...

We will be gathering at the Statehouse on Nov. 29 to highlight a legislative anti-hunger package and our hunger priorities.Our partners are invited to join us on Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. as we highlight a recently-introduced package of 13 measures aimed at curbing hunger...

A package of 13 bills introduced this week promises to curb hunger in the Garden State.The New Jersey State Assembly this week introduced a package of 13 bills aimed at addressing hunger in New Jersey. Led by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who has made hunger...

Hunger Free New Jersey Director Adele LaTourette discusses a recent report showing afterschool meals growing in NJ.View the video.The Food Research & Action Center’s report, Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation, found that the number of children receiving afterschool meals through two federal programs inched up 4...

 The Trump Administration has proposed a rule that would deter legal immigrants from seeking help for themselves and their children.The rule would make it even more difficult for immigrants to stay in the U.S. legally if they sought help through federal nutrition, housing and health...

A growing number of New Jersey children are receiving snacks and suppers after school, contributing to their health and academic achievement, but thousands who could benefit from these meals remain unserved, according to a national report released today. The Food Research & Action Center’s report, Afterschool...

Please Help Give Our Neighbors in Need a Thanksgiving DinnerIn just a few months many of us will be enjoying a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner, but for thousands of local families, Thanksgiving will be like every other day; a struggle to put sufficient food on their...