Center For Food

hunger Tag

Englewood, NJ (October 4, 2021) – Center for Food Action (CFA) is pleased to announce BD as a premier sponsor of the organization’s 45th anniversary event, in support of thousands of area families.  With this gift, BD helps fund emergency service programs to ensure northern New...

State and federal officials, emergency food providers and advocates gathered today to discuss federal issues related to reducing hunger, examining ways to fight threats while advancing efforts to ensure all New Jersey residents have healthy food to eat, every single day. U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone and...

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...

New Jersey Department of Humans Services implements changes to boost SNAP aid to disabled and elderly.The department just announced that New Jersey residents who receive social security, food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Lifeline Utility Assistance through the New Jersey Division...

Thousands of older New Jersey adults who face hunger are missing out on critical assistance that helps put food on the table, according to data tools recently released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC), with support from AARP Foundation. The federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Customer experience pioneer Jeanne Bliss in her latest book "Would You Do That to your Mother?" urges companies to make business personal by asking: "Would you do that to your mother?"  The idea is that companies should treat their customers as well as they would treat their mother. ...

2018 was a banner year in our fight against hunger.Securing new laws to feed more kids. Halting harmful federal efforts to cut food assistance. Forging statewide solutions to hunger for college students, seniors and others. Launching a new brand to leverage our ability to shine...

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...

A great article from NJ Spotlight about the Food Research & Action Center's recent report, showing New Jersey headed in the wrong direction on serving school breakfast to low-income students.Read the coverage.Despite the bad news, we're very confidence we will begin climbing back up the...

Take a moment to look around your neighborhood, chances are most of your neighbors live in a nice home, drive a decent car, maybe have a have pet or two and have some form of income.  How could food insecurity be an issue here, in...