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This press release outlines the benefits the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has on the New York economy. Includes data and statistics about the financial benefits gained by farmers’ markets and bodegas accepting SNAP, and the positive influence on NY economy.
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This press release is about grants HSNY received from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) and MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger to continue its anti-hunger work with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition.
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The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) released a report on the School Breakfast Program (SBP); New York State’s has reached more low-income children with school breakfast, increasing the number of students being served breakfast during the 2011-2012 school year.
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Governor Cuomo’s 2012 State of the State Address makes ending child hunger in New York a goal. His 2013 Address, “New York Rising,” includes measures to support the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and increase enrollment.
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Governor Cuomo stated his commitment to make sure that no child in NY goes to bed hungry and will work to prevent childhood hunger. Cuomo plans to increase participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and eliminate fingerprinting requirements.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can offset the cost of food to help New Yorkers afford the cost of fuel to heat their homes, and the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) assists low-income households with energy costs.
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Summer food sites, part of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), opened across Jefferson County using the expanded Fort Drum program as a model. The SFSP provides low-income children with summer meals when school is out of session.
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The New York State Legislature included Governor Cuomo’s initiative to increase New York’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) outreach budget in the final 2012-2013 State Budget. Outreach will encourage all eligible New Yorkers to apply for SNAP.
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In his 2012 State of the State address, Governor Cuomo committed to making sure that no New York child goes to bed hungry, increasing participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and eliminating the fingerprinting requirement for SNAP applicants.

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