Changing policy and practice
to ensure all New Jerseyans
Have Healthy Food,
Every Single Day

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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.

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Hunger & COVID

News About Hunger In New Jersey

Our Top Hunger Solutions

Feeding NJ Kids

Working with partners across New Jersey, Hunger Free New Jersey is advancing efforts that reduce childhood hunger through expanding and linking federal nutrition programs.

Strengthening SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, aka food stamps) is the nation's first line of defense against hunger. We work to protect and strenthen this important program.

More About Hunger in New Jersey

Hunger Facts

Thousands of New Jersey children, adults, senior citizens, veterans and others face hunger and struggle to find help. Get the facts about hunger in NJ.

College Hunger

In partnership with NJ’s colleges and universities, we are advancing solutions to campus hunger so students don't have to choose between food and school.

Senior Hunger

Seniors are particularly vulnerable to hunger. Many receive meager assistance or no aid at all. We are working on solutions to senior hunger.