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Hunger Solutions New York and the Food Research & Action Center Praise Governor Cuomo’s FY18-19 Budget Proposal
Hunger Solutions New York and the Food Research & Action Center Praise Governor Cuomo’s FY18-19 Budget Proposal No Student Goes Hungry, Nutrition Outreach and Education Program funding, among top anti-hunger priorities Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2018 State of the...read more
Over the past five years, 32 out of 41 districts in the four-county region saw an increase in the number of children who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch — a key poverty indicator — according to a Times Union analysis of data reported to the state Education...read more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo “No Student Goes Hungry Program” joint statement from Hunger Solutions New York, Share Our Strength, Tusk/Montgomery Philanthropies and the New York School Nutrition Association.
This week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released his new “No Student Goes Hungry Program,” a five-point proposal to ensure that New York students are able to get the nutrition they need to succeed. The following is a joint statement from Hunger Solutions New York, Food Research...read more
Governor Cuomo Unveils 15th Proposal of 2018 State of the State: Launch Comprehensive No Student Goes Hungry Program
Our annual school breakfast report provided integral information and data about the need and potential of school breakfast and breakfast after the bell programs. Part of Governor Andrew Cuomo bill would require schools with more than 70% of students eligible for free...read more
Renowned chef and hunger advocate Tom Colicchio shares important perspective and insight on how New York can easily address childhood hunger. According to Colicchio "Thousands of students in New York state start their school day too hungry to learn. Overall, only...read more
#NYGivesDay On November 28th, we are joining the Giving Tuesday movement through #NYGivesDay. It is a day when you can make a BIG impact on the mission of Hunger Solutions New York and the lives of the millions of New Yorkers who face hunger. With your help we can...read more
On Thursday, November 16, the House is expected to vote on it's version of the GOP Tax Cut Bill. H.R. 1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act overwhelmingly benefits the wealthiest individuals and corporations, and will ultimately be paid for by cuts to critical programs, like SNAP,...read more
In our fall 2017 SNAP newsletter we release our new toolkit addressing the October 1 eligibility and budgeting changes. We share a new SNAP policy update that covers the SNAP application rules for hurricane evacuees. We discuss the role of SNAP on health. Also...read more
This newest SNAP policy update from Hunger Solutions New York, highlights the SNAP application rules for people who have evacuated due to NYS due to Hurricane Maria, Irma, or Harvey. It also includes reminders about SNAP processing rules that will be especially...read more
Hunger Solutions New York to provide comment at House Agriculture Committee Listening Session in Cobleskill NY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 9, 2017 Media Contact Sherry Tomasky Cell phone (518) 414-2570 Anti-hunger group advocates for protection of SNAP for low-income New Yorkers at Farm Bill Listening Session Hunger Solutions New York to provide comment at House...read more