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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...

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,...

The Hunger-Free Campus Act, (A-4702/S-3239), which promises to address hunger among college students, heads to governor's desk for his signature.The legislation would establish a grant program to help colleges address college hunger.In order to be deemed a “hunger-free campus,” the institution would be required to:Establish...

New study finds hunger is prevalent among college students, offers solutions to help address hunger and help more students succeed.The U.S. Government Accountability Office report, released Jan. 10, found that more than half – 57 percent – of at-risk students were not participating in the...

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...

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...

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,...