Adele named top influential NJ woman

HFNJ Director Adele LaTourette is once again spotlighted on Sen. Loretta Weinberg’s list of most influential women.

This year’s list again includes women from across New Jersey who have made a significant difference in the livers of New Jersey residents.

The list includes journalists, advocates, health and business leaders and political influencers.

View the list.

Adele has been leading Hunger Free New Jersey for more than 30 years. In that time, she has led the drive to reduce hunger in the Garden State. She has been instrumental in passing significant legislation, including requiring high-poverty schools to serve breakfast after the bell and improving policies to make it easier for low-income people to receive SNAP (aka food stamps).

Congrats to Adele for this well-earned recognition!

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