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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School meal service plummets during pandemic

  • Post published:December 21, 2020
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As a growing number of families struggle to make ends meet during the COVID pandemic, school nutrition support for these families and their children has plummeted. Both the number of…

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Boosting School Meal Enrollment

  • Post published:October 8, 2020
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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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Nourishing Neighbors supports HFNJ

  • Post published:September 2, 2020
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Want to help fight hunger? Visit your local ACME & make a donations at checkout. All donations will support our efforts to expand school breakfast to more children. This month,…

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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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Summer meals for school success!

  • Post published:October 2, 2019
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To help school districts meet a new state mandate, Hunger Free New Jersey, the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and Reinvestment Fund will host three summer meals strategy sessions…

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