The COVID pandemic has amplified the need to feed children healthy food in the summer when schools are closed and youth lack access to school meals. Yet, New Jersey communities are reaching just 26 percent of children who eat free and low-cost school lunch.

This year’s State of Summer Meals in New Jersey report highlights examples of innovative partnerships that can deliver meals to more children, while measuring progress on summer meal expansion.

Learn more at njfoodforthought.org.

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