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23May

Summer meals on the rise!

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 103,000 children on an average day in July 2018 through two federal summer meals programs, according to the report, Read More

10May

-Gov. Murphy signs anti-hunger package

Hunger Free NJ Director Adele LaTourette joins Gov. Phil Murphy, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and others at a bill signing today in Trenton. The package of bills promises to reduce hunger in the Garden State. The package includes bills aimed at reducing college hunger, raising awareness of hunger, helping people find assistance and reducing food waste. Among the bills was the Campus...

01May

– How To Support Military Members, Veterans, and Their Families

Contributing Author: Kelli Brewer, DeployCare.org   The struggles of military families aren’t always obvious. They may look like a normal family at social gatherings, but at home, military families have to cope with long separations, financial challenges, and the worry that a deployed spouse may not come home. It’s a lot for any family to bear, but there are ways you can help. Donate Frequent...

25Apr

-New rules boost SNAP aid

New Jersey Department of Humans Services implements changes to boost SNAP aid to disabled and elderly. The department just announced that New Jersey residents who receive social security, food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Lifeline Utility Assistance through the New Jersey Division of Aging Services may be eligible for additional benefits. The Lifeline Utility Assistance program provides a...

 

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