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The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, highlights the effects of the President’s 2019 budget on SNAP. The budget proposes to cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) by more than $213 billion over the next ten years — or by...read more
New York Trails Other States in Reaching Low-Income Children with a Healthy School Breakfast - State Ranks 35th on School Breakfast Scorecard - Albany, N.Y., February 13, 2018 —Too many low-income children in New York are not getting the nutrition they need to...read more
WEBINAR: To Be Well Read, You Must Be Well Fed: Bringing Summer Nutrition to Kids Where they Learn and Play
WEBINAR: To Be Well Read, You Must Be Well Fed: Bringing Summer Nutrition to Kids Where they Learn and Play Wednesday February 28th 2-3pm EST Making sure all children have access to food in the summer is important to their health, well being and academic success. On...read more
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Plan (SNAP) is associated with better health and lower health care costs, according to a growing body of evidence that the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities summarize in a new paper and blog series. Food Insecurity – i.e.,...read more
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