HIV & Hunger: SNAP Can Help!

Today is World AIDS Day an annual awareness event for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and to show support for people living with HIV. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): In 2014, an estimated 44,073 people in the U.S. were diagnosed...

Food Bank of New York City releases new report

A new report, Trade-offs at the Dinner Table, by the Food Bank for New York City shares new data about the local outcomes of the cut to all SNAP benefits that happened in November of 2013 and which has been designated the, “Hunger Cliff”.   Economic losses from the...

2017-18 SNAP Prescreening Guide

Hunger Solutions New York’s annual SNAP Prescreening Guide has been updated and is available in digital form. The new guide reflects the Oct.1, 2017 changes to the federal poverty levels used to determine SNAP eligibility, and the standards and deductions used to...

Toolkit: SNAP October 1 Eligibility/Budgeting Changes

Each October 1 the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) adjusts the standards and deductions used to determine the amount of monthly benefits an eligible family will receive. This toolkit provides tools and resources to help community organizations when...

NOEP Request For Proposals

The request for proposal (RFP) submission process for the Hunger Solutions New York Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) is now closed. If you submitted a proposal we will contact you by March 2018 to inform you of the status of your proposal. Should you...

You Don’t Know SNAP. This Is SNAP

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has launched a new campaign that is designed to help more people get to know SNAP a little better. Since it was launched in the early 1960s (known then as the Food Stamp Program), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
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