PROPOSED SNAP CUTS IN PRESIDENT'S FY 2018 BUDGET

Proposed SNAP cuts in President’s FY 2018 budget would significantly increase hunger and poverty in NYS.
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Released this spring!

Our statewide report on school breakfast participation

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Visit our new websites for Afterschool and Childcare Meals!

Learn how you can serve healthy meals for kids & teens through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
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Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers.

What We Do

Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. We believe no one should ever wonder where their next meal is coming from.

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Toolkit: SNAP October 1 Eligibility/Budgeting Change

Our toolkit provides community organizations with updated tools, resources, and information on how to help SNAP recipients maximize their SNAP benefits

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Toolkit: Replacement SNAP Benefits

With the upcoming storms Jose and Maria, we are reissuing our Replacement SNAP Benefits toolkit in case of power outages or flooding.

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Get Food Help

Find NOEP centers, free summer meals, farmers’ markets, food pantries, summer meals & fun finder and emergency food assistance.

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Farm Bill Listening Sessions Scheduled in New York

The Farm Bill is a federal law that governs an array of agriculture and food programs, including SNAP; it is passed every five years with the current bill expiring in September 2018. State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball has announced a series...

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Legislative Action & Policy Alerts

Research & Data

USDA 2016 Food Insecurity Report Released

A new USDA report, Household Food Security in the United States in 2016, reveals that 12.5% of New Yorkers are face food insecurity, meaning they lack access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. New York State’s food insecurity rate...

SNAP Map: SNAP Matters In Every Community

Rural and small town households across the country are more likely to participate in SNAP than their metro-area counterparts, according to the Food Research and Action Center’s SNAP Map, the interactive data tool FRAC launched on August 2. The map provides...

News & Action

Farm Bill Listening Sessions Scheduled in New York

The Farm Bill is a federal law that governs an array of agriculture and food programs, including SNAP; it is passed every five years with the current bill expiring in September 2018. State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball has announced a series...

read more

Research & Data

USDA 2016 Food Insecurity Report Released

A new USDA report, Household Food Security in the United States in 2016, reveals that 12.5% of New Yorkers are face food insecurity, meaning they lack access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. New York State’s food insecurity rate...

SNAP Map: SNAP Matters In Every Community

Rural and small town households across the country are more likely to participate in SNAP than their metro-area counterparts, according to the Food Research and Action Center’s SNAP Map, the interactive data tool FRAC launched on August 2. The map provides...

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