School Meals Hub NY

School meals are an important educational support for children. More than 1.6 million New York State students qualify to eat at school for free or at a reduced price. Ensuring all children eat a healthy breakfast and lunch each day can dramatically alleviate hunger and support students’ health and academic achievement.

Use the links below to learn more about the School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program, meal programs beyond the K-12 school day, and the Community Eligibility Provision.

Hunger Solutions New York provides schools and community-based organizations with tools and resources to help nourish children, including reports, county- and district-level statistics, outreach materials, and individualized assistance. We also advocate for policy change at the local, state and federal levels. Please contact Jessica Pino-Goodspeed, Child Nutrition Programs Specialist, for more information.

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School Breakfast Program

The School Breakfast Program helps ensure each child starts the school day properly nourished and prepared to learn.

Community Eligibility Provision

Community eligibility is a powerful tool schools with high concentrations of low-income children can use to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students.

National School Lunch Program

The National School Lunch Program makes it possible for all U.S. schoolchildren to receive a nutritious lunch every school day.

Meal Programs Beyond the K-12 School Day

These programs nourish kids of all ages so they are ready to learn during school time.

NOEP Request For Proposals Released

Hunger Solutions New York is soliciting proposals for the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program (NOEP).

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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.

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