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.
The 2023 Farm Bill
News About Hunger In New Jersey
BY: SOPHIE NIETO-MUNOZ – SEPTEMBER 7, 2023 7:13 AM As New Jersey students returned to classrooms this week, the number of them eligible for free or reduced school
14,100 NJ Young Children and New Parents Could Be Turned Away Unless Congress Adheres to a 25-Year Bipartisan Commitment to Fully Fund WIC
Funding in a 2024 Senate appropriations bill for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) falls far short of what is
Thousands of Young Children and Postpartum Adults Would Be Turned Away from WIC under House and Senate Funding Levels
New data from Center on Budget and Policy Priorities shows that WIC needs significant additional funding to maintain a commitment to avoid turning away eligible
Earlier in June, HFNJ, along with the Live Healthy Salem County and the Salem County Inter Agency Council, hosted a conversation with the New Jersey Office of the Food Security Advocate to discuss food access in Salem County, as well as hear OFSA’s plans to increase access to food relief programs. We had a great crowd in-person as well as online!