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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a statement on the FY 2018 House budget resolutions that is being marked up today. The budget plan is broadly similar in direction and theme to President Trump’s budget: cutting trillions of dollars from basic...read more
This new article, in Modern Farmer, looks at who will be hurt by the proposed cuts to SNAP in the Presidents FY 2018 Budget. The 42 million Americans—13 percent of the population—who currently receive SNAP benefits, which include low income families, the elderly,...read more
Benefits Data Trust (BDT) is releasing this first publication in a series of papers that outlines how increased access to SNAP impacts health and healthcare costs. Older adults who receive SNAP are less likely to be admitted into the hospital, according to this new...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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
NOEP Request For Proposals Released
Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).
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