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Hunger Free New Jersey
Changing policy and practice to ensure all New Jerseyans have healthy food, every single day
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 16
Our heartfelt thanks to & for supporting efforts to fight in NJ and across the nation. And thanks to the many ACME shoppers who donated at checkout to support HFNJ's efforts to reach more with .
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 16
Shout out to Fulfill for going the extra mile to help folks in need receive and other help during these tough times. We need more "Benefits Bus" traveling around NJ.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 11
Nearly 8 months into the pandemic, more and more families are struggling to put food on the table. Congress needs to act now to pass a comprehensive relief package, including . Take action today:
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 4
With a new round of P-EBT approved, many parents are wondering when they will receive this food aid for their children. Check out our quick summary of P-EBT and what's next, along with links to more info.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 2
BIG THANKS to customers for their generous donations at check out during September's Hunger Action Month. More than $100,000 raised to support our efforts to bring breakfast to more children. Thanks also to for choosing HFNJ to receive these funds!
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Hunger Free New Jersey Nov 2
Fewer schools open means fewer meals for . Many NJ schools are distributing free meals even when schools are operating remotely. Check with your local district for pickup times/locations.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 22
ICYMI: Read our news release about new report showing a steep drop in kids receiving afterschool suppers -- even before the pandemic hit.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 21
Read the story about NJ's drop in suppers served to children in need.
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CFA Oct 20
We know we are in for a treat when we see this white truck in Englewood. Thank you Paul Keyes Associates for this very thoughtful donation of pumpkins for the families in our community!
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AdvocatesforChildren Oct 20
📣 Calling All Residents: How Has Impacted You and Your Community? Participate in the NJ COVID19 Storytelling Project: how you have struggled, how you have survived, and how you believe NJ should – and can – improve.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 20
Great news! Judge shoots down plan to cut SNAP benefits to people who can't find a job.
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Food Research & Action Center Oct 19
Thank you to everyone who commented and advocated to stop this rule from taking effect & to ensure families can continue to put food on the table during the crisis.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 20
Hot off the presses! New report finds steep drop in kids receiving afterschool suppers -- even before the pandemic hit. Very concerning.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 19
Good news! A fed judge struck down a Trump admin rule that would have cut SNAP benefits for 700,000 people. The rule “radically & abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling & exponentially increasing
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 13
Shout out to Union City schools for reaching the milestone of 2 million free meals since closed in March. Union City has long been a leader in feeding . We appreciate all their dedication and hard work!
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 8
has waived a lot of rules governing programs. Check out our quick guide to these waivers.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 8
USDA has waived a lot of rules governing programs. Check out our quick guide to these waivers.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 8
NJ schools reporting low return of school meal applications. Very concerning. Check out our Boosting School Meal Enrollment page & share!
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 7
Great news! NJ state budget includes $100,000 to provide additional funding for for kids. Check out our blog that explains more.
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Hunger Free New Jersey Oct 7
P-EBT has been extended for both school-age children and younger children attending certain child care centers & family child care homes. Learn more with our updated P-EBT Fact Sheet. Pls share!
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