New Jersey schools are reporting a low return of applications for free or low-cost school meals. This is concerning. Find out why.
Congress recently passed a resolution that that will help address childhood hunger, which has grown to even more alarming rates during COVID-19. The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program (P-EBT), which…
The COVID pandemic has amplified the need for summer meals for children. This report tracks New Jersey's progress, while making recommendations for feeding more kids this summer.
Here is the latest information about addressing hunger during the coronavirus crisis. Grant resources are listed at the end of this post.
Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act passed the state Assembly last week -- a significant step toward outlawing "lunch shaming" in the Garden State.
Director Adele LaTourette gave lawmakers an update on school meals and other child nutrition program participation during a Senate hearing on Monday.
Great news! Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that will provide free meals to more students living in struggling families.
New federal legislation would stop schools from shaming students who have unpaid school meal fees. Weigh in on this important issue.
State legislation would ban lunch shaming and make school meals available to more students in need.
New Jersey is missing out on federal dollars to feed very young children.