Hunger Free New Jersey just launched a campaign to inform parents about new food assistance that will be provided in the coming months.
Encourage parents to ensure that their school has their children's correct information.
Encourage parents to apply for free or reduced-price school meals.
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.
New Jersey is heading in the wrong direction when it comes to serving afterschool suppers to children who may be going home to an empty dinner table.
New Jersey schools are reporting a low return of applications for free or low-cost school meals. This is concerning. Find out why.
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.
Newark schools ranked 5th nationwide for serving school breakfast to more kids.
Director Adele LaTourette gave lawmakers an update on school meals and other child nutrition program participation during a Senate hearing on Monday.
New federal legislation would stop schools from shaming students who have unpaid school meal fees. Weigh in on this important issue.