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NY State Updates on Coronavirus and Operation of Federal Nutrition Assistance ProgramsFor the 2.2 million people living in NY households that struggle against hunger, COVID-19 presents unique challenges. As more schools, child care centers, and older adult meal sites...

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Organizational Newsletters

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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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Introducing WIC Help NY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hunger Solutions New York Launches New Program to Help Increase WIC Enrollment  To increase enrollment in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) in New York State (NYS), Hunger Solutions New York is...

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Government Shutdown Alert

*Update February 18, 2019 Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that all SNAP recipients will receive March benefits about 1 week earlier than scheduled, and no later than March 7.  Benefits in New York City will be issued during the first 7 days of March (see OTDA...

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Press Contact

Sherry Tomasky
Director of Communications & Public Affairs
518-436-8757 x136
518-414-2570 cell
email Sherry