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Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. This section will be updated as important news, legislative information, and SNAP policy alerts become available. To have information and alerts be sent directly to your e-mail, sign up for our RSS feed.
In 2016, Hunger Solutions New York concluded its fifth year of partnering with the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island on the Long Island Anti-Hunger Initiative (LIAH), which utilized traditional and technology-based Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...read more
Hunger Solutions New York is now accepting applications for a Controller. To learn more about the position and to apply for this job, please download the full job description. INCLUDED RESOURCES Download The Job...read more
NYS Anti-Hunger Conference update: Announcing our keynote speaker James D. Weill, President, Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) Since February 1998, Mr. Weill has been president of FRAC, a national nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger...read more
Hunger is a reality for many of our state’s older adults. When older people reduce their food intake because of physical or financial restrictions, they risk their ability to maintain an independent, healthy lifestyle. Hunger increases the risk of stroke, aggravates...read more
This summer, Hunger Solutions New York will solicit proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP). Community-based nonprofit organizations will have the opportunity to apply for a contract to provide free, confidential Supplemental Nutrition...read more
New Study: Early Childhood Hunger Associated With Cognitive And Social-Emotional Shortfalls In Kindergarten
A new study recently featured on National Public Radio shows how early experiences with food insecurity may negatively affect children’s academic and social skills when they enter kindergarten years later. Researchers Anna D. Johnson and Anna J. Markowitz found that...read more
Siena College Research Institute Poll: NY’ers Say Lower Income Neighbors Face Significant Food Challenges: Affordability, Meal Planning, Access & Transportation
Large majorities of New Yorkers say lower income people in their area face at least somewhat, if not very, significant challenges regarding food and hunger. They struggle to access and afford nutritious food, find adequate transportation to stores, and plan healthy...read more
Afterschool programs can strengthen their efforts to fight child hunger by collaborating with anti-hunger organizations. Anti-hunger organizations can help guide afterschool programs as they implement nutrition programs like afterschool meals and summer meals. They...read more
Victims of a severe windstorm and subsequent snowstorms in the Rochester area who lost power and had food spoilage during the outage now have until March 31 to apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) replacement benefits. Hunger Solutions New York...read more
Hunger Solutions New York’s annual SNAP Prescreening Guide has been updated and is available in digital form.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.