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USDA 2016 Food Insecurity Report Released

A new USDA report, Household Food Security in the United States in 2016, reveals that 12.5% of New Yorkers are 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 rate...

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SNAP Map: SNAP Matters In Every Community

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...

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The College Students Who Are Starving In Silence

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...

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NOEP Request For Proposals Released

Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).



Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. We believe no one should ever wonder where their next meal is coming from.