New law simplifies SNAP app process

  • Post published:May 20, 2021
  • Post category:News

A new law allows people to apply for SNAP (aka food stamps) over the phone. Aiming to make the application process for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more convenient…

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Federal nutrition boosts continue during pandemic

  • Post published:April 21, 2021
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Federal efforts continue to boost SNAP and make it easier to feed children during the pandemic. SNAP expansion included in latest stimulus package The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will…

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USDA extends child nutrition waivers

  • Post published:March 11, 2021
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The USDA has extended critically needed waiver flexibilities for summer meal programs to September 30, 2021. These waivers make it easier for schools, local government agencies and non-profit organizations to…

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Biden tackling hunger

  • Post published:January 26, 2021
  • Post category:News

In his first days in office, President Biden is taking strong steps to reduce hunger in America, especially during the pandemic.

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New COVID package boosts SNAP
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New COVID package boosts SNAP

  • Post published:January 4, 2021
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The latest COVID relief package provides higher SNAP benefits and makes it easier for some to receive this important nutrition support.

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Check out the latest news about hunger in NJ

  • Post published:November 16, 2020
  • Post category:News

Here is our monthly update on hunger in New Jersey. Find grant opportunities, info about the latest action on federal food programs and other important news. Read HFNJ's November e-news.

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Ring & Rally Senate to boost SNAP

  • Post published:July 16, 2020
  • Post category:News

On Monday, July 20, join advocates across the country in calling on the Senate to quickly pass a COVID-19 relief package that boosts SNAP.

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