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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...

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...

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...

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 blog just published by the Food Research and Action Center shows how we, along with our many partners, were able to score big wins for kids who face hunger. Read the blog....

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...