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NJ lags nation in providing nutrition for young children

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.

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NJ summer meals on the rise, report finds

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.

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