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CFA and Community Fight Hunger with MLK with Day of Service Volunteers to distribute food to area children and families in service five events   January 14, 2022, Englewood NJ- Center for Food Action and area schools team up to distribute free food to area families impacted by...

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...

A new national report shows how SNAP benefits are inadequate for most households and the benefits of boosting SNAP.The Food Research & Action Center, our national partners, recently released report finds that the monthly SNAP benefits enhance the food purchasing power of eligible low-income individuals...

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...

The USDA has issued guidelines for people who receive SNAP and were affected by the shutdown.This document busts myths and provides important information for SNAP recipients.Read the guidance....

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...

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...

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...

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. 25 at 11 a.m., the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition will kick off #SNAPFeedsNJ to fight devastating cuts to federal food assistance.The House of Representatives has already taken the first step in approving this harmful measure, which, if passed, would deny food to tens...