Announcing WIC Help NY!

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

Partial Government Shutdown

Get the latest news and updates on how the federal government shutdown is affecting SNAP and Child Nutrition Programs. 

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

  Summer Meals Success!

Kids ate Summer Meals at more than 3,000 sites across NY this summer! Learn more about the Summer Meals program and how you can make 2019 even better.

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.

News & Action Center  see all

Organizational Newsletters

Organizational Newsletters 2019 January  Organizational Newsletters 2018 January February March April May June July August September October November December

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Hunger Solutions New York and SNAP in the News

Hunger Solutions New York and SNAP in the News Business Insider The government shutdown is forcing millions of Americans to stretch their monthly food benefits to the limit Sherry Tomasky, Director of Communications and Public Affairs speaks with Mariana Alfaro about...

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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

Organizational Newsletters

Organizational Newsletters 2019 January  Organizational Newsletters 2018 January February March April May June July August September October November December

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Hunger Solutions New York and SNAP in the News

Hunger Solutions New York and SNAP in the News Business Insider The government shutdown is forcing millions of Americans to stretch their monthly food benefits to the limit Sherry Tomasky, Director of Communications and Public Affairs speaks with Mariana Alfaro about...

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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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