(January 30, 2014)
New Jersey has shown marked increases in getting low-income children to eat breakfast in school, while Pennsylvania has demonstrated slow improvement in serving the meals.
(January 24, 2014)
Each school day in Pennsylvania, just over 600,000 low-income students sit down to a free or reduced-price school lunch, but a new report reveals fewer than half of them are taking part in school breakfast programs.
(January 22, 2014)
Food banks across the country are making similar preparations, increasing efforts to prepare for the increased demand even as donations decline. Moreover, they say, they do not have enough staff to meet all the requests.
(January 1, 2014)
Low-income people living in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and 13 other states - many of them seniors and the disabled - may lose billions of dollars in food-stamp benefits while the rest of the country is spared.
(December 2, 2013)
“As parents lost their jobs or had their hours reduced, SNAP was there to make sure their children didn’t go hungry,” said Julie Zaebst of the Coalition Against Hunger.