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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.


Join Our CACFP Ambassador Program

October 23, 2023

Help us increase awareness of CACFP, encourage enrollment, and offer support to prospective providers by joining our Ambassador Program. CACFP Ambassadors will receive a $2,000 stipend in exchange for their time and expertise.


Community Eligibility Provision State Subsidy Expansion

October 10, 2023

More schools in New York are now eligible for free school meals due to the new CEP State Subsidy and USDA’s updated eligibility requirements. The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2023.


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 has been extended to Dec. 31, 2023.



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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