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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Free Meals for Kids Soar During the Summer of COVID

  • Post published:February 4, 2021
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During the summer of COVID, New Jersey communities served free meals to more children than ever before, providing much-needed nutritional support when many families faced job loss because of the…

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New guide helps schools serve summer meals
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New guide helps schools serve summer meals

  • Post published:October 7, 2019
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This new guide offers smart strategies for schools to operate successful summer meal programs.

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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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NBC spotlights NJ summer meals

  • Post published:July 10, 2019
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A national news story examining summer meals features East Orange's program. Preview(opens in a new tab) Check out this great article, which spotlight the amazing work the East Orange Recreation…

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Summer meals on the rise

  • Post published:July 10, 2019
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More children are receiving summer meals, helping combat childhood hunger, according to a new report by Hunger Free New Jersey. New Jersey communities served up summer meals to more than…

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