Census Household Pulse Survey helps provide a snapshot of key economic, health, nutrition, education and housing indicators for families.
ACNJ and national partners enjoyed a successful winter in 2019. Read more about our milestones.
Just 67 percent of eligible NJ infants benefit from WIC, compared to 77 percent nationally. For the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, also known as food stamps), NJ also lags behind, reaching only 57 percent of young children, compare to 66 percent nationally.
We’re gaining on summertime hunger! Child participation is up 38%, reports Hunger Free New Jersey. Join us in spreading for word so parents and other caregivers know where to find meals this summer.
The NJ Breakfast After the Bell law mandates schools in high-poverty districts provide breakfast at the start of the school day beginning in September 2019.