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The Fiscal Policy Institute and Hunger Solutions New York have teamed up to issue a joint press release highlighting a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities that quantifies the impact of the Trump Administration's proposed SNAP cuts to New York. Over 10 years, New York would be expected to absorb $8.5 billion in SNAP costs or restrict the program to meet the
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Read Hunger Solutions New York's statement on the proposed budget cuts to SNAP, and read/watch news clips featuring Hunger Solutions New York staff.
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Hunger Solutions New York today released its annual statewide report on school breakfast participation, School Breakfast: Reducing Child Hunger, Bolstering Student Success.
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ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has identified some innovative strategies to address hunger in his 2017 State of the State proposals. “Hunger Solutions New York supports the governor’s plan,” said Linda Bopp, executive director of Hunger Solutions New York, a statewide organization dedicated to alleviating hunger among all New Yorkers. “We are encouraged to see multiple proposals in the 2017-18 agenda that could help ensure more New Yorkers have the nutrition they need to live a healthy, productive life.”
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Hunger Solutions New York is working with community members and service organizations statewide to raise awareness about an expansion of income limits within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Thanks to Gov. Cuomo, the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is implementing a policy that will make as many as 750,000 households with earned income newly eligible for SNAP in New York.
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Despite an improving economy, one in six people – 15.7 percent of respondents – in New York State reported in 2015 they still struggled to afford enough food for their households, according to a new report released by the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC).
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The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) gained some ground in New York State from 2014 to 2015, according to a recent report from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), but hundreds of thousands of the state’s children still go hungry during the summer months.
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The newly released House Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016 (H.R. 5003) would substantially increase the threshold schools must meet to participate in the federal Community Eligibility Provision, which enables high-poverty schools to offer free breakfast and lunch to all students.
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ALBANY, NY – Hunger Solutions New York today released its annual statewide report on school breakfast participation, School Breakfast: Reducing Child Hunger, Bolstering Student Success, at a School Breakfast Week celebration at the New York State Museum, held in conjunction with the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, and the New York School Nutrition Association.

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