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Hunger Solutions New York has released a new Child Nutrition Newsletter to bring you the latest on summer meals, afterschool meals, and getting ready for next year's school meals. This edition features information about promoting summer meals, applying for the...read more
The Child Nutrition Program Administration (CNPA) at the State Education Department will be enhancing the existing Child Nutrition Management System and related Direct Certification Matching Process (DCMP). Beginning July 1, 2017, the CNPA will be launching a new...read more
Nearly 67 million people in the United States are age 60 and older, and are eligible for a number of government programs designed to assist with basic life needs. Despite their eligibility for these benefits, about 6.3 million seniors, or 9 percent of seniors, live...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2017 Media Contact: Sherry Tomasky (518) 436-8757 x136 Sherry.firstname.lastname@example.org STATEMENT ON PROPOSED FEDERAL BUDGET: PROPOSED SNAP CUTS WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE HUNGER AND POVERTY IN NEW YORK STATE ALBANY, NY -- The Trump...read more
President Trump’s 2018 budget proposes to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) by more than $193 billion over the next ten years — a more than 25 percent cut — through a massive cost shift to states, cutting eligibility for...read more
The Anti-Hunger Champion Award honors New York State leaders who have taken strategic and decisive steps to reduce hunger in our state and beyond. We are pleased to present the 2017 award to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in recognition of her tireless efforts to protect...read more
SNAP Helps Millions Of Low-Wage Workers: Crucial Financial Support Assists Workers In Jobs With Low Wages, Volatile Income And Few Benefits
For millions of Americans, work doesn’t provide enough income for them to feed their families. A new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explains that SNAP (formerly food stamps) provides workers with low pay and often fluctuating incomes with crucial additional monthly income to help put food on the table. It also helps workers get by while they’re between jobs.read more
NYS Anti-Hunger Conference update: Registration deadline extended to May 10 There's still time to register for the NYS Anti-Hunger Conference May 17 in Albany. Event highlights include: Keynote address by nationally recognized anti-hunger advocate James...read more
Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet but they’re not always easy to come by. Many low-income New Yorkers lack access to a supermarket that stocks a variety of produce and must rely on what they can purchase at convenience stores....read more
Hunger Solutions New York is proud to have received an honorable mention for the National AfterSchool Association’s 2017 Most Influential in Health and Wellness award. Honorees and honorable mentions are distinguished for their strong advocacy for and support of...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.