According to federal data, nearly 400,000 of the 1.4 million schoolchildren in New Jersey received a free or reduced-price meal at school between 2019 and
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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!
Earlier this month, Hunger Free New Jersey attended the Food Research and Action Center’s National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference. We learned and shared about anti-hunger policy with advocates from across the country, as well as quite a few from right here in New Jersey.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will host a webinar to discuss the application process for the Food Retail Innovation in Delivery Grant (FRIDG) program on Friday, April 21 at 2:00 PM.
On Wednesday, April 19, the Senate Subcommittee on Food and Nutrition will be hosting a hearing on SNAP and other nutritional assistance in the Farm Bill.
Governor Murphy introduces 2024 budget, including over $100 million in funding to keep New Jerseyans fed
Last month, Governor Murphy began the Fiscal Year 2024 budget process with his Budget Address. The governor’s budget message kicks off a legislative review process
The $95 state SNAP minimum legislation now heads to the Governor’s desk TRENTON, N.J. – Today the State Senate voted in favor of A5086/S3491, legislation that