Changing policy and practice
to ensure all New Jerseyans
Have Healthy Food,
Every Single Day
Fueling Change. Feeding All
Hunger haunts every corner of New Jersey. That’s why a statewide response is critical. Hunger Free New Jersey, a program of Center for Food Action, leads that effort, educating the public and decision-makers about hunger — its causes, its solutions. We mobilize diverse organizations. We push for sweeping changes so every single New Jersey resident has healthy food to eat — every single day.
Hunger & Coronavirus
News About Hunger In New Jersey
Despite a new state law requiring breakfast after the bell in high-poverty schools, New Jersey schools served breakfast to fewer students after the law went into effect, indicating that many schools were not abiding by the mandate.
During the summer of COVID, New Jersey communities served free meals to more children than ever before, providing much-needed nutritional support when many families faced