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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

Get Food Help

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.
  • 462,000
    NYS working families use SNAP to put food on the table.
  • 3M
    New Yorkers receive SNAP each month, on average.
  • $5B+
    SNAP dollars spent by New Yorkers in 2015, helping to strengthen our local economies.
  • $191.60
    The average monthly SNAP benefit for households with an older adult.
  • 1.6M
    New York State students qualify for free and reduced-price school lunch.
  • 39%
    Of all New York State SNAP recipients are children.
  • 42%
    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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