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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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Turning Back The Clock On Hunger And Malnutrition

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...

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NOEP Request For Proposals Released

Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).



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