Hunger Resources

Hunger Solutions New York develops tools and resources for organizations, agencies, and networks to use that focus on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), child nutrition programs, and adult nutrition programs. These materials can be used for outreach and education purposes.

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Application For Free And Reduced Price School Meals

The free and reduced-price school meal application has been released for the 2017-2018 school year.  Families can use this form to enroll children for free or reduced-price school meals at any time during the school year. Encourage families to fill out the application...

Brochure About Free And Reduced-Price School Meals

This is an outreach brochure for parents about school nutrition programs such as free and reduced-price meals. It includes information about income eligibility requirements for school meals, as well as information on applying. School Meals Brochure for Families...

Community Eligibility Infographic

The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is an important tool that schools in low-income areas can use to fight hunger by providing free lunch and breakfast to all students. This infographic is a great tool to help schools and community members learn more about how...

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...

Income Guidelines For Free And Reduced Price School Meals

The free and reduced-price school meal policy has been released for the 2017-2018 school year.  This announcement outlines the income eligibility guidelines to determine eligibility for free and reduced-price school breakfast and lunch. Click here to find applications...

New USDA Food Buying Guide For Child Nutrition Programs

USDA has released a new online interactive Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs. The guide includes a wealth of information and tools to help with menu planning and food purchasing for federal nutrition programs including the Child and Adult Care Food...

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...

More Working Families Now Eligible For SNAP Toolkit

Families and individuals with earned income are allowed to use 150% of poverty for their gross income test (GIT) when applying for SNAP benefits.  This means more working families will be eligible for SNAP, including families previously ineligible because they were...
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