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Your back-to-school child nutrition checklist is here! Read the latest on school breakfast and afterschool meals, Community Eligibility Provision, FRAC's unpaid school meal policy guidance, and much more. To subscribe, you can sign up or edit your newsletter...read more
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña announce “Free School Lunch for All” in New York City.read more
Due to upcoming storms, we want to alert SNAP (food stamp) recipients about replacement SNAP benefits in case of flooding or power outages. Current SNAP recipients who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to flooding or a power outage of more than 4 hours...read more
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the nation’s primary anti-hunger program, boosts low-income households’ food purchasing power. SNAP participants buy the food they need, using SNAP benefits, at 260,000 stores throughout the country. The Center...read more
In our newest SNAP Policy Update we highlight information from OTDA concerning a clarification received from United States Department of Agriculture/Food and Nutrition Services (USDA/FNS) around eligibility for expedited SNAP benefits for recipients determined to be...read more
A new op-ed by Dr. Craig Gundersen from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign highlights the importance of SNAP for people with disabilities. As Congress considers making drastic cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), it's more...read more
Budgets, it is often said in Washington, are moral documents meant to convey priorities. House Republicans’ fiscal year 2018 budget makes their priorities crystal clear—namely, delivering tax cuts to millionaires at the expense of America’s struggling working...read more
A new report by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) has found that rural Americans are increasingly reliant on food stamps to make ends meet each month — and their usage outstrips that of urban residents. Nationally, food stamp participation is highest...read more
This blog by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities recounts a recent Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing that looked at proper nutrition and seniors’ health and highlighted the risk of malnutrition and poor health among older adults and their links to...read more
In our newest SNAP newsletter we highlight harmful cuts to SNAP being proposed in the FY 2018 Budget process and actions for advocates, along with how these cuts will hurt American's. We share a new SNAP policy update that covers the SNAP time limit rule and links to...read more
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.