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Working Together To Keep Congress’s #HandsOff

At the Coalition On Human Needs (CHN) they know the importance of working together and fighting for what’s right with one voice. Yesterday CHN released a sign on letter with more than 1,500 national, state and local groups from every state standing together to send a...

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Gillibrand Attacks Proposed Food Stamp Cuts

Standing among area farmers who accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits from low-income families looking to purchase fresh produce, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Saturday spoke out against proposed cuts to the program commonly known as food stamps....

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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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Interactive Map: SNAP Helps Low-Wage Workers In Every State

SNAP (formerly food stamps) should be a “hand-up,” not a “permanent lifestyle,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said recently. But SNAP, which President Trump’s budget would cut by $193 billion over the next decade, is a hand-up to millions of workers. As a recent...

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Flooding, Power Outages And Replacement SNAP Benefits

Due to recent flooding and power outages in areas of NYS we want to alert SNAP (food stamp) recipients about replacement SNAP benefits.  Current SNAP recipients who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to flooding or a power outage of more than 4 hours may...

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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.