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News & Action Center

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. 

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This press release includes information on the 2013 annual NOEP Outreach Convention, which includes anti-hunger speeches and New York NOEP coordinators sharing their best Supplemental Nutrition Application Program (SNAP) outreach materials.
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This press release outlines the benefits seniors gain from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), such as increased nutrition which helps to prevent illness. It includes information on senior eligibility and medical expense deductions, and the low enrollment in Suffolk County.
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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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