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 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...

Meet our first four-legged volunteer! The#ActionAgainstHunger Food Drive was last Sunday and a perfect example if the good that comes when people work together to help those in needs.  Thank you to everyone who volunteered and donated....

A new video from our partners at the Center for Budget & Policy Priorities highlights why working people need SNAP food aid.As Congress continues to consider proposals that would cut SNAP and millions of Americans who rely on this critical food assistance, the Center for...

On Oct. 2, we'll spotlight the importance of school breakfast and discuss a new law that requires high-poverty New Jersey schools to serve breakfast during the school day.Known as breakfast after the bell, this approach significantly boosts school breakfast participation. We are holding the event...

A new state law requires high-poverty New Jersey schools to serve breakfast during the school day. Our new primer explains the ins and outs.Under legislation signed into law in May 2018, schools with at least 70 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price meals...

A blog just published by the Food Research and Action Center shows how we, along with our many partners, were able to score big wins for kids who face hunger. Read the blog....

NJAHC partnered with the New Jersey School Nutrition Association to host a recent session on implementing breakfast after the bell.Nearly 100 food service directors from around New Jersey gathered on Aug. 2 to share strategies for launching and sustaining successful school breakfast programs.The meeting was...

A new report from the Food Research & Action Center finds New Jersey families with children struggle to feed their kids more so than families in most other states.The report, How Hungry is America?, found that 16 percent of New Jersey households with children faced...

NJAHC Director Adele LaTourette testified before Congress, highlighting the importance of summer meals for kids and advocating for changes to make these meals available to more children all summer long. Read Adele's testimony. Adele told Congress that hunger rises in the summer when school's out and children...

The first half of 2018 was full of great progress toward a Hunger Free New Jersey! Read NJAHC's latest newsletter with all the highlight.The year is half over. The beaches are crowded. The BBQs are firing.And we at the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition are taking...

CFA is very happy to announce that all 26 Oritani Bank branches are accepting donations for non-perishable food items, supermarket gift cards, and monetary donations through August 4th + the OritaniBank Charitable Foundation will match monetary donations made during the Food Drive - August 4th. Please see...