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Hunger Solutions New York offers organizations articles on a variety of hunger-related topics.
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Hungry Long Island residents are the focus of a newly extended project headed by Hunger Solutions New York and the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI).
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Catholic Charities of Delaware, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties was welcomed in August as a new subcontractor for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP), with Ron Rovetto serving as the agency’s NOEP Coordinator.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) EBT card has a new look! We’ve developed a SNAP policy update to alert community agencies about the change and its specifics. Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP) Coordinators across the state are also informing new SNAP applicants. NOEP, managed by Hunger Solutions New York, helps qualified individuals apply for SNAP.
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Many unemployed SNAP recipients ages 18 to 49 are at risk of losing their SNAP benefits due to a SNAP rule that went into effect on January 1, 2016. The rule, which applies to able-bodied adults without dependents (ABAWDs), limits SNAP eligibility to three months for these individuals unless they live in a waived area, meet an exception, or meet work requirements. In May, termination notices went out to more than 10,000 unemployed SNAP recipients in NYS.
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For many of us, summer conjures images of time spent with family and friends, barbeques, and picnics in the park. Unfortunately, in nearly 20% of households with children under the age of 6, food is not something taken for granted. In this new blog by Children's Healthwatch they highlight new research on food insecurity or the inability of households to afford enough food for all members which is linked to poor health for adults and children, greater need for special education services, and decreased work productivity.
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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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Hunger Solutions New York is working with community members and service organizations statewide to raise awareness about an expansion of income limits within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that went into effect July 1.
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Starting July 1, more working people became eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), thanks to an expansion in SNAP categorical eligibility. At a July 7 press conference in Rochester, our executive director, Linda Bopp, spoke about how important this change is for New York State residents.
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Military families shouldn’t struggle with hunger. But they do — and that needs to stop. In this op-ed by Abby J. Leibman president and CEO of MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, and Cristin Orr Shiffer senior adviser at Blue Star Families they highlight hunger among currently serving members of the armed forces across the country and what can be done to change this reality.

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