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Summer Meals + Summer Fun!

Kids & teens eat free at parks, libraries, & more

Our 2019 School Breakfast Report

Bridging the Gap: Creating Pathways to Student Success with Breakfast After the Bell. Read our 2019 findings on school breakfast participation.

2019 ABAWD Waivers

Get updates on the counties and cities/towns waived from ABAWD Time Limit rules in 2019.

Our 2018-19 SNAP Prescreening Guide

Download this invaluable tool for community organizations that work with SNAP consumers

  WIC Help NY

Our WIC Help Specialists provide one-on-one services to connect New Yorkers to the WIC Program.

New Breakfast After the Bell Legislation

New York has enacted one of the strongest child hunger measures in the nation in its 2018-19 budget.

SNAP Policy & Advocacy

Our newly developed page offers a wealth of information, including current issues we are working on, tools and resources for community-based organizations, and SNAP news.

Get Food Help

Find help applying for monthly SNAP benefits, and learn where farmers’ markets, food pantries, and free summer meals for kids may be located near you.

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

CACFP provides reimbursement and support to early care providers and afterschool enrichment programs that serve healthy meals and snacks to children and teens in their care. Many more could participate.

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Flooding, Power Outages And Replacement SNAP Benefits

A recent windstorm caused extensive power outages in Monroe, Orleans, Genesee and Erie counties. Current SNAP recipients (in any county) who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to a power outage of more than 4 hours may be eligible for replacement SNAP...

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Legislative Action & Policy Alerts

Research & Data

Our Statement on H.R 2, the 2018 Farm Bill

Statement on the passage of H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 From Linda Bopp, Executive Director Yesterday, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Farm Bill) (H.R. 2), by a vote of 213-211. The passage...

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Hunger Solutions New York Statement on Senate Farm Bill

The Senate’s version of the 2018 farm bill was released June 8. Hunger Solutions New York applauds Senate Agriculture Chairman Roberts and Ranking Member Stabinow on the introduction of the Senate farm bill, “The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” and their...

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FOOD BANK FOR NYC MEAL GAP MAPS & DATA

The Food Bank for New York City has created maps and data tables that look at SNAP in NYS from several different perspectives and provide county by county data. Two of these fact sheets look at the number of meals missing by county and also by per person by county....

News & Action

Flooding, Power Outages And Replacement SNAP Benefits

A recent windstorm caused extensive power outages in Monroe, Orleans, Genesee and Erie counties. Current SNAP recipients (in any county) who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to a power outage of more than 4 hours may be eligible for replacement SNAP...

read more

Research & Data

FOOD BANK FOR NYC MEAL GAP MAPS & DATA

The Food Bank for New York City has created maps and data tables that look at SNAP in NYS from several different perspectives and provide county by county data. Two of these fact sheets look at the number of meals missing by county and also by per person by county....

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NOEP Helps NYC Woman Overcome SNAP Barrier

When her Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits were dramatically reduced last winter, "Meiying" couldn't understand why. A Chinese immigrant living in Queens, she relies on SNAP...

For Schenectady Family, SNAP Was A Stepping-Stone

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps to stretch food budgets, but often accomplishes much more than that. For many recipients, it serves as a stepping-stone on the path toward...

Schenectady’s Breakfast In The Classroom & Academic Success

In AASA's latest Courageous Leadership Conversation video episode, Laurence Spring, superintendent of Schenectady City School District in New York, discusses the district's equity initiative and how...

How SNAP Helps Older Adults In St. Lawrence County

As a NOEP Coordinator for St. Lawrence County, I participated in the Spring Bazaar held in April of 2013 at a local Senior Center in Canton, NY. During the day I spoke with 111 community members...

How SNAP Helps A Single Mother And Her Child In Queens

I met a single mother in Jackson Heights back in 2008, and I encouraged her to apply for SNAP because she was eligible. She worked in a supermarket bagging groceries and her earnings were the tips...