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An original research article published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows that SNAP participants have approximately $1,400 lower heath care costs over a year compared to individuals not enrolled in the federal nutrition program. The...read more
A new USDA report, Household Food Security in the United States in 2016, reveals that 12.5% of New York households 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...read more
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...read more
The Hamilton Project released this report that looks at the problem of food insecurity in the the United States and the important role that SNAP plays in reducing food insecurity. One in seven households was food insecure in 2014—meaning that at some time during the...read more
This new report from the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College focuses on food insecurity and technology and is the first in a series of five reports. The goal of this report is to inspire readers - including community based organizations, funders,...read more
Colleges are beginning to address food insecurity on campus, but byzantine government regulations and impossible criteria are making it difficult for hungry students to get ahead. The 2017 "Hungry and Homeless in College" report from the Wisconsin HOPE Lab indicates...read more
After four years of significant growth, national participation in the Summer Nutrition Programs decreased last summer, according to the Food Research & Action Center’s annual Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation report.read more
Hunger Solutions New York's statewide report, School Breakfast: Reducing Child Hunger, Bolstering Student Success, analyzes school breakfast participation during the 2015-2016 school year. This report reveals that school breakfast continues to be underutilized across...read more
This report from the Food Research & Action Center provides a status report on Community Eligibility implementation nationally and across the states and the District of Columbia in the 2016–2017 school year, based on school and school district participation and enrollment in Community Eligibility schools.read more
A companion analysis by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), School Breakfast: Making it Work in Large School Districts, examined school breakfast participation in 73 school districts across the country, including six New York State school districts — Brentwood...read more
NOEP Request For Proposals Released
Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).
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