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US News & World Report (3.19.21)The rise in child hunger amid the pandemic has been highest in some rich communities, which weren't as ready to cope as places that have long dealt with poverty.By Kaiser Health News, Contributor Laura Ungar March 19, 2021, at 1:34 p.m.Alexandra...

The rise in child hunger amid the pandemic has been highest in some rich communities, which weren't as ready to cope as places that have long dealt with poverty.Center for Food Action Receives Donation from The Valley Hospital to support Weekend Snack Pack ProgramEnglewood, NJ...

CFA transforms popular in-person event into a virtual event, funding 9,000 snack packsSeptember 23, 2020, Englewood NJ- For the past eight years, CFA has worked to rekindle the unity that arose in the aftermath of 9/11 with Day of Service and Remembrance Weekend Snack Packing...

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...

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...

New state law promises improvementNew Jersey is heading in the wrong direction when it comes to providing school breakfast to low-income students, many of whom routinely face hunger, according to a national report released today.The state dropped from 19th to 21st place in the Food...

The New Jersey Food for Thought Campaign has just launched a brand new website chock full of information and resources to help deliver school breakfast, summer and afterschool meals to more children in need.On the site, managed by Hunger Free New Jersey, you’ll find information...

Amid the government shutdown, the roughly 730,000 New Jersey residents who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, (SNAP, aka food stamps) will receive their full February benefits early. The benefits are being issued today.A provision in the budget bill, which expired Dec. 21, allows the...

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 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 recently talked with WMBC about school breakfast, summer meals & other hunger issues.In this interview with WMBC's Kristie Keleshian, Adele discusses the most pressing hunger-related issues of the day, including implementation of school breakfast legislation, spreading the word about summer meals,...

New Jersey schools have made tremendous strides in serving breakfast to more students.Read NJAHC's New Jersey School Breakfast Story that showcases successful efforts to implement breakfast after the bell, which is the most effective way to reach hungry students in the morning.This report will help...