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Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York has redesigned its SchoolMealsHubNY.org website to be a one-stop spot where schools, community organizations, and concerned community members can learn all about programs that feed children – how they work, their benefits, ways to make meals more accessible and more.
Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York and its partners, the NYS Network for Youth Success and the NYS Department of Health, have produced a webinar designed to encourage afterschool enrichment programs to serve meals and snacks through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York has redesigned its SchoolMealsHubNY.org website to be a one-stop spot where schools, community organizations, and concerned community members can learn all about programs that feed children – how they work, their benefits, ways to make meals more accessible and more. The completely revamped site provides in-depth, easy-to-understand information about the School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, Community Eligibility Provision and programs that serve children beyond the traditional K-12 school day.
Child Nutrition
Over the summer USDA published two important guidance memos explaining steps states and school districts can take to improve low-income children’s access to school meals. Now that the school year is underway, we encourage you to review them to see whether you could adopt any of these practices to ensure that low-income children receive the meals for which they qualify.
Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York offers organizations articles on a variety of hunger-related topics.
Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York Staff worked all summer long to ensure as many children as possible have access to a healthy school breakfast and lunch, as well as nutritious meals outside of the school day.
Child Nutrition
Mounting evidence shows that healthy school meals play a key role in supporting the well-being of children, including alleviating food insecurity; improving dietary intake; and mitigating obesity, says the nation’s leading anti-hunger group, the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).
Child Nutrition
Are you an afterschool program in a high-need area looking to serve a snack and/or meal to students? Take a look at updated resources to learn more!
Child Nutrition
A recent article from Today's Dietitian (Vol. 17 No. 8 P. 28) highlights the importance of school breakfast by stating: "Research suggests that not just breakfast, but school breakfast specifically, pays off in terms of health, nutrition, and learning."
Child Nutrition
Hunger Solutions New York serves as a resource for media professionals statewide. Recently, staff members have been interviewed about summer meals, the SNAP categorical eligibility expansion, and hunger in New York State. Following are the latest newspaper articles, and radio and television interviews.

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