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NJ Advance Media: Arm In Arm Receives Walmart Grant to Reduce Hunger

TRENTON — A grant of $50,000 by the Walmart Foundation will have a direct and positive impact on the lives of community members who turn to Arm In Arm for food. Arm In Arm's three choice-based food pantries and home delivery service constitute one of Mercer County's busiest food pantry operations. 2017 will mark the third year in a row that 4,500 households receive heart-healthy food during the co...
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Arm In Arm Receives $50,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation to Help End Hunger in Mercer County

Arm In Arm Receives $50,000 Grant from Walmart Foundation to Help End Hunger in Mercer County, New Jersey The Walmart Foundation awarded a grant to support Arm In Arm’s efforts to reduce food insecurity and improve nutrition, health, and well-being among low-income community members in Mercer County, New Jersey. Trenton, NJ  – A grant of $50,000 by the Walmart Foundation will have a direct a...
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The Uncomfortable Truth, a report from the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey

Arm In Arm's People, Power, and the Power to Overcome featured an outstanding panel of speakers, including the Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen. During her remarks, Karen shared a brief excerpt from The Uncomfortable Truth, the recent report on race and poverty by the Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey. The Rev. Karen Hernandez-Granzen, Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church: "The report covers ...
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POSTPONED: RIBBON CUTTING TO CELEBRATE NEW ARM IN ARM FOOD PANTRY SITE RESCHEDULED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sarah Unger, 609-396-9355, ext. 15; sarahu@arminarm.org UPDATE: Due to a snowy forecast, Arm In Arm has postponed a ribbon cutting originally planned for February 9 at 11:30 a.m. NEW DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 16, at 1 p.m., at 48 Hudson St. All are invited. Light refreshments and brief tours will be provided. Located at the corner of Hudson and Tyl...
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2017 VALENTINES FOR FOOD DRIVE FEEDS HUNGRY FAMILIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sarah Unger, 609-396-9355, ext. 15; sarahu@arminarm.org 2017 VALENTINES FOR FOOD DRIVE FEEDS HUNGRY FAMILIES     Arm In Arm’s annual Valentines for Food is underway, continuing through February 14. The community-wide food and fundraising drive is aimed at keeping the organization’s food shelves filled while raising awareness of hunger in Mercer County. “Fa...
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Crisis Ministry of Mercer County gets new name, but keeps mission

Arm in Arm Garden Party
Sometimes, all it takes is a steady arm around you to get you through a crisis. We're thinking of the manager of a telecommunications firm who found herself out of work after decades on the job, leaving her frantic over where her next meal was coming from and how she and her children could afford to stay in their apartment. Or the former U.S. Marine, temporarily down on his luck, who needed ...
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LOOSE ENDS: Arm in Arm makes a name for itself

Carolyn Biondi Headhsot
As Shakespeare noted, a good name — meaning a good reputation — is priceless. However in some instances a better name can better communicate that good reputation.    This was the logic behind the Crisis Ministry’s decision to attach a new name to its indisputably good reputation of providing life-sustaining services to the needy of Mercer County. On Sept. 22, the Crisis Ministry of Mercer...
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