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Hunger Solutions New York is now accepting applications for a Communications Specialist. To learn more about the position and to apply for this job, please download the full job description. INCLUDED RESOURCES Communications Specialist Job...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
In a powerful new op-ed in TIME today, Rep. Joe Kennedy and Peter Edelman discuss what cuts to SNAP and other safety net programs would mean for our country. INCLUDED RESOURCES Read The TIME Op-Ed...read more
A new report and commentary from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities looks at the House Budget Committee 2018 budget plan that will set a framework for budget, tax, and appropriations bills to follow. Media accounts indicate that it will use the fast-track...read more
Millions of Americans of all ages have disabilities, which can have devastating economic consequences: people with disabilities are more likely to live in poverty, endure material hardships, and experience food insecurity than people without. SNAP serves millions of...read more
President Trump’s budget threatens to turn back the pages of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)’s success story, back to a time when we didn’t combat hunger as a national problem; when communities were left to fight hunger alone with uneven and...read more
The president’s FY 2018 budget proposes $193 billion in cuts to SNAP over the next 10 years. These cuts, which would slash SNAP by an unprecedented 25 percent, will dismantle a proven and effective program that provides a path out of hunger and poverty for millions of New Yorkers.read more
For Immediate Release June 13, 2017 Media Contact: Ron Deutsch (Fiscal Policy Institute) 518-469-6769 Sherry Tomasky (Hunger Solutions New York) 518-414-2570 Trump Budget Would Shift Huge SNAP Costs to New York and Put New Yorkers at Risk of Going Hungry Albany, NEW...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.