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State anti-hunger legislation advances

Three bills aimed at reducing hunger in the Garden State recently cleared key Assembly and Senate Committees. All of these measures embrace recommendations Hunger Free

Spread the word about food assistance

Federal nutrition programs provide much-needed assistance to people struggling to put food on the table. But in New Jersey, like many states, these programs are

Build Back Better Act boosts child nutrition

The House of Representatives recently passed the Build Back Better Act, which includes significant investments in warding off childhood hunger. The critical child nutrition provisions

Feeding NJ kids: A new direction

After a successful 10-year campaign to feed NJ kids, Hunger Free New Jersey announces a new direction. The New Jersey Food for Thought Campaign was

New mobile app for SNAP recipients

SNAP, aka food stamps, recipients can now use an app to manage their benefits on their mobile devices. Participants in Work First New Jersey (WFNJ)