food stamps

04 Sep

-Sign our Protect SNAP Letter

Congress is back in session after the summer break and negotiations over SNAP and the Farm Bill will heat up quickly. Tomorrow, Sept. 5, the first meeting of a the farm bill conference committee, consisting of certain House and Senate members. We need to send a strong message that they must protect and strengthen SNAP – not cut it the way the House Farm Bill proposes. The New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition is circulating a sign-on letter for organizations. Please...

26 Oct

-NJAHC launches #SNAPFeedsNJ Campaign

Federal food assistance pumps $1.2 billion into New Jersey economies each year, while keeping about 800,000 New Jersey residents – mostly low-income workers, children, senior citizens and people with disabilities – from going hungry, according to NJAHC’s report, SNAP Feeds NJ. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps) helps one in 11 New Jersey households afford healthy food. Two out of five of those households include children. More than three-quarters of NJ SNAP families...

10 Oct

-Join us for the kickoff of #SNAPFeedsNJ Campaign!

On Oct. 25 at 11 a.m., the New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition will kick off #SNAPFeedsNJ to fight devastating cuts to federal food assistance. The House of Representatives has already taken the first step in approving this harmful measure, which, if passed, would deny food to tens of thousands of vulnerable New Jersey residents – children, the elderly, people with disabilities, the working poor – worsening hunger that already strikes 1 million New Jersey residents. We all need to speak up to...

The new normal shouldn’t be normal.  As more and more of your neighbors find themselves out of work, they will turn to CFA for help.  Your gifts of funds and grocery cards are urgently needed.
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