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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...

What do you do when you receive a passive-aggressive gift, like a shady dagger?   http://www.bravotv.com/the-daily-dish/what-jackie-goldschneider-did-with-jennifer-aydin-dagger-gift.  Well if you are Jackie Goldschneider, from Bravo's The Real Housewives of New Jersey, you use it to help neighbors in need."When it was given to me, I came...

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....

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...

Great news! Congressional leaders reportedly said harsh work requirements will not be included in the farm  bill.This proposal would have denied food assistance to thousands of New Jersey residents. With your help, we have been fighting this proposal for months. We thank all who sent...

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...

An Assembly panel last week approved a package of 14 bills aimed at addressing hunger in New Jersey.Led by Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, who has made hunger a top priority, the effort promises to curb hunger on college campuses, connect people with food assistance, raise...

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...

 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 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...

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,...

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...