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Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers. This section will be updated as important news, legislative information, and SNAP policy alerts become available. To have information and alerts be sent directly to your e-mail, sign up for our RSS feed.

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Flooding, Power Outages And Replacement SNAP Benefits

Due to recent flooding and power outages in areas of NYS we want to alert SNAP (food stamp) recipients about replacement SNAP benefits.  Current SNAP recipients who lost food purchased with their SNAP/EBT card due to flooding or a power outage of more than 4 hours may...

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Turning Back The Clock On Hunger And Malnutrition

President Trump’s budget threatens to turn back the pages of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)’s success story, back to a time when we didn’t combat hunger as a national problem; when communities were left to fight  hunger alone with uneven and...

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Summer 2017 Child Nutrition Newsletter

Hunger Solutions New York has released a new Child Nutrition Newsletter to bring you the latest on summer meals, afterschool meals, and getting ready for next year's school meals. This edition features information about promoting summer meals, applying for the...

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SNAP Helps Millions Of Low-Income Seniors

Nearly 67 million people in the United States are age 60 and older, and are eligible for a number of government programs designed to assist with basic life needs.  Despite their eligibility for these benefits, about 6.3 million seniors, or 9 percent of seniors, live...

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