Pallone to Address Impact of Federal Budget Cuts on Asbury Park Meals on Wheels

May 3, 2013 Issues: Economy and Jobs, New Jersey

 

Sequestration will cut critical nutritional support to New Jersey’s seniors

Long Branch, NJ— On Monday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m., Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) will visit Interfaith Neighbors, which operates a Meals on Wheels program in Asbury Park that has been strained due to the federal across the board budget cuts known as the sequester. 

Meals on Wheels offers seniors better health through the combination of a hot, nutritious meal and an opportunity for companionship.  Through Meals on Wheels, the Monmouth County office on Aging serves nearly 400,000 meals per year and as a result of the federal budget cuts will provide 32,000 fewer meals to seniors.

Congressman Pallone voted against the sequester, a set of indiscriminate federal budget cuts that went into effect March 1.  Pallone has called for a complete reversal of these cuts.  

WHAT:

Congressman Pallone Addresses Impact of Sequester on Asbury Park Seniors

 

WHO:

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)

New Jersey Anti-Hunger Coalition

WHERE:

810 4th Ave.

Asbury Park, New Jersey

WHEN:

 Monday, May 6, 2013

10:00 a.m.