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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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...

Updated CACFP Meal Patterns: New Resources From USDA And NYS DOH

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has updated the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) meal patterns to better align with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Among other changes, the updated meal patterns encourage programs and providers to...
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