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Research & Data

The fight to end hunger in New York State must include an organized effort from various groups. Publications, research, and data from Hunger Solutions New York and other organizations, found here, can be used to spread a cohesive message about the positive effects nutrition assistance programs can have on the lives of hungry New Yorkers. 

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The Wellness Impact: Enhancing Academic Success Through Healthy School Environments
This report reinforces the “learning connection” — the crucial link between quality nutrition, physical activity and academic performance.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, Breakfast In the Classroom, School Breakfast Program (SBP)
Fact Sheet
Results of 2012 Survey: Data Matching in New York State
These are results from a 2012 survey conducted by Hunger Solutions New York and the New York School Nutrition Association (NYSNA) to learn about school districts’ experiences with the data matching process for direct certification. This fact sheet includes successes, limitations, and recommendations based on the survey results.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP)
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Nourishing New York's Children
This link is to a brief, produced by the NYS Council on Children and Families, that describes the contributing factors to and status of food insecurity in New York’s children. It contains an overview of nutrition assistance programs that can help end hunger, and includes New York State hunger data and statistics.
Topics: General Child Nutrition
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Bridging the Summer Nutrition Gap: Summer Food Service Program in NYS, 2009
This report provides a comprehensive look at the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in New York State, participation trends, and recommendations for improving the program.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, General Child Nutrition, Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
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Ending Child Hunger Furthers the Goal of Cutting US Poverty in Half Over the Next Decade
This report by the Center for American Progress contains information, data, and statistics on the prevalence of hunger in the United States today. It has information on hunger’s link to poverty, its effect on the country, and strategies and recommendations to end hunger.
Topics: General Child Nutrition
Fact Sheet
Child Nutrition Programs in New York State
This fact sheet provides data and statistics on the child nutrition programs in New York State. It includes information on the School Breakfast Program (SBP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Topics: General Child Nutrition
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Food Hardship: A Closer Look at Hunger
This report by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) provides an in-depth look at hunger at the national, state, and congressional district levels. It provides data and statistics on the prevalence of food hardship in the United States.
Topics: General, General Child Nutrition
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Profiles of Latino Health: A Closer Look at Latino Child Health
This report is produced by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and has data, information, and statistics on hunger trends amongst Hispanic and Latino children. It includes information on obesity risks and research on the issues affecting Latino child nutrition.
Topics: General Child Nutrition
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WIC Improves Child Health and School Readiness
This policy action brief from Children’s HealthWatch includes information about the improvements that participation in WIC makes to child health and readiness for school. This includes statistics and research to prove that WIC is a sound economical investment for the nation’s future and children’s health.
Topics: General Child Nutrition, Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Fact Sheet
Child Nutrition Programs in New York City
This fact sheet provides data and statistics on the child nutrition programs in New York City. It includes information on the School Breakfast Program (SBP), National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Topics: General Child Nutrition

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