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    We are dedicated to alleviating hunger in New York.

    We work to alleviate hunger in NYS.

    We strive to maximize participation in, and support for, federally funded nutrition assistance programs like SNAP, the School Breakfast and National School Lunch Programs, the Summer Food Service Program, WIC, and the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

    Promoting full participation in, and support for, federal nutrition programs.

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    NY State Updates on COVID-19

    We are following the development of emergency plans for the continued operation of federal nutrition programs as New York communities work to slow the spread of COVID-19. View latest updates.


Impacts of a Government Shutdown in NY

September 29, 2023

In the event of a federal government shutdown beginning Oct. 1, 2023, SNAP, WIC, and child nutrition programs in NY will not be immediately affected.


SNAP Benefits Stolen Via Electronic Theft Eligible for Replacement

September 1, 2023

Households impacted can file a claim to replace stolen benefits. For benefits stolen between Oct. 1, 2022 – Aug. 21, 2023, the deadline to apply is Oct. 31, 2023.


SNAP and the Farm Bill

May 26, 2023

The reauthorization process for the 2023 Farm Bill is underway. SNAP stakeholders must advocate for policies that protect and strengthen SNAP.



Hunger Solutions New York is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger.

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Federal Nutrition Programs

Our work centers on promoting and improving access to five key programs. Find resources and technical assistance here.

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Hunger in NYS

Find county-level food insecurity data and participation rates in several key federal nutrition programs.

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