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Food Security Efforts in the 2025 Budget

This budget cycle, Governor Murphy, Senate President Scutari, and Speaker Coughlin addressed food insecurity in a big way. Governor Murphy signed the $56.7 billion FY2025

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NJFSI Awards Grant to HFNJ to Advance Health Equity

The New Jersey Food Security Initiative (NJFSI), a collaboration of community organizations and local and state agencies led by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, today announced it has awarded a $198,612 grant to Hunger Free New Jersey (HFNJ) to bolster food security and improve nutrition to advance health equity across the state.

Summer EBT Outreach Materials

In summer 2024, New Jersey will launch Summer EBT, a new-to-NJ child nutrition program intended to reduce hunger and food insecurity for children during the

New Resource for College Students

There’s a new resource out there for NJ college students who may need assistance with food, housing, transportation, and other matters. is the new