Food Insecurity

The facts behind senior hunger

Did you know that nearly 1 in 6 older Americans faces a threat of hunger or poor nutrition? Seniors Being Hungry is a Nationwide Epidemic Article by The National Council for Aging Care Nearly one in every six seniors in America faces the threat of hunger and not being properly nourished. This applies to those who aren’t sure where their next meal is coming from and those who don’t have access...
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So Percussion Summer Institute packs 31,000 mac’n’cheese meals for Arm In Arm pantry customers

For the third summer in a row, our friends from the renowned percussion ensemble So Percussion took a day from their two-week residency at Princeton University to pack mac'n'cheese meals for customers of Arm In Arm's three food pantries. The result? 31,000 meals! We thank everyone who lent a hand to this remarkable community effort!
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Arm In Arm Strikes Out Summer Hunger with the United Way of Greater Mercer County

Left to right in the photos above, Carolyn Biondi, Arm In Arm's Executive Director, welcomed UWGMC's Sandra Toussaint, President & CEO, and Tarry Truitt, Community Relations Director, for a tour and visit. During the July 26 visit, Sandra presented our summer 2017 food purchase grant of $5,000. Many thanks to the United Way of Greater Mercer County for vital support as we join forces to St...
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Volunteer Reflection by Andre Biehl

The following guest post was written by volunteer Andre Biehl. For me, volunteering is a passion. I have been volunteering at Arm in Arm since 2015, when I was in 7th grade. In my work, I restock shelves with healthy foods and help clients select their food items. I have staffed the client intake desk, helped deliver food to home-bound people in Trenton and, because I speak Spanish, have transl...
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