Information on how COVID-19 is exacerbating food insecurity in New Jersey and how philanthropy can support solutions to reduce hunger in the wake of this crisis.
Fund partners will provide an update on the first year of collaborative investment to support food access and innovation in Camden City including feedback from recipient nonprofit partners. The collaborative will also unveil plans for the second year of the fund.
Join us in Newark to tour the gardens and farms at Greater Newark Conservancy and Ironbound Community Corporation.
This annual report reveals results of a research study about food insecurity among older adults in the United States. Released by the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH) and Feeding America, the study results offer data from the most recent year for which it is available, 2016, and reveals that more older adults faced hunger at this time than before the Great Recession.
Why is the food system important to philanthropy? Because hunger, food insecurity, nutrition-related chronic disease, the health of resource lands and waterways, wages, and equal opportunity in the food economy all converge in our regional food system.