Spread the word about P-EBT

  • Post published:March 1, 2021
  • Post category:News

Hunger Free New Jersey just launched a campaign to inform parents about new food assistance that will be provided in the coming months.

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Despite new state law, NJ drops again in school breakfast rankings

  • Post published:February 9, 2021
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Despite a new state law requiring breakfast after the bell in high-poverty schools, New Jersey schools served breakfast to fewer students after the law went into effect, indicating that many schools were not abiding by the mandate.

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Boosting School Meal Enrollment

  • Post published:October 8, 2020
  • Post category:News

New Jersey schools are reporting a low return of applications for free or low-cost school meals. This is concerning. Find out why.

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HFNJ testifies at Senate hearing
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HFNJ testifies at Senate hearing

  • Post published:January 29, 2020
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Director Adele LaTourette gave lawmakers an update on school meals and other child nutrition program participation during a Senate hearing on Monday.

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Tell Congress to outlaw lunch shaming
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Tell Congress to outlaw lunch shaming

  • Post published:January 7, 2020
  • Post category:News

New federal legislation would stop schools from shaming students who have unpaid school meal fees. Weigh in on this important issue.

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