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Mission Statement

Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers.

What We Do

Promoting hunger awareness

Increasing participation in hunger programs

Increasing participation in hunger programs

Advocating for anti-hunger public policies

Advocating for
anti-hunger
public policies

Providing support in the fight to end hunger

Providing support in the fight to end hunger

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Find NOEP centers, free summer meals, farmers' markets, and emergency food assistance.

Hunger Stats

  • $69.5M
    Federal SNAP dollars brought in to New York State through households assisted by the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program from July 2014 - June 2015.
  • 30,423
    Households enrolled in SNAP through the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program from July 2014 - June 2015.
  • 436,000
    NYS working families use SNAP to put food on the table.
  • 3M
    New Yorkers receive SNAP each month on average.
  • $5.6B
    SNAP dollars spent by New Yorkers in 2012 helping to strengthen our local economies.
  • $180
    The average monthly SNAP benefit for households with an older adult.
  • 1M
    New Yorkers age 60+ may be eligible for SNAP benefits, but only about half a million participate.
  • 58%
    Of NYS students qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
  • 37%
    Of all NYS SNAP recipients are children.
  • 41%
    Of students qualified to eat free or reduced-price school meals participated in both school lunch and breakfast.

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New Yorkers face hunger every day. Many of them are children, seniors, and working poor. You can be part of the solution.

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