NJHSA is honored to be included on this list of organizations supporting the Passover mandate of inviting all who are hungry to “come and eat”. 18 Jewish Organizations Feeding All Who Are Hungry “Let all who are hungry come and eat.” Every year at … [Read more...] about 18 Jewish Organizations Feeding All Who Are Hungry
Join us for Fighting Poverty and Enhancing Dignity in the 21st Century, the Monday plenary breakfast presentation. The Intensive Incubation Program of the NJHSA Jewish Poverty Challenge, an initiative of the Network’s Center for Innovation & … [Read more...] about Addressing Jewish Poverty at the Local Level – Continue the Conversation at NJHSA’s 2020 Annual Conference
December 5, 2019 - The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies is deeply concerned about the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) announcement to eliminate an estimated 700,000 Americans from benefits received from the Supplemental … [Read more...] about NJHSA Stands United Against USDA Final Rule Reducing SNAP Eligibility
USDA's proposed rule on SNAP Standardization of State Heating and Cooling Standard Utility Allowances would cut program benefits by a total of $4.5 billion over five years. This cut would result from changes in how states take households’ utility … [Read more...] about The Administration Wants to Cut the Power of SNAP for Hungry Households
The deadline has been extended for agencies to submit applications under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) for consideration to receive Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance funding. These funds are to initially … [Read more...] about Emergency Food and Shelter Program Supplemental Humanitarian Funding Application Deadline Extended – September 16th
Food assistance is at risk again! Just months after Congress and the Administration debated and reauthorized the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through the Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now proposing to … [Read more...] about ACT NOW: Protect SNAP!