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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. 

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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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