Nourish New York: $35,000,000

Six-month grant. This grant is a major part of New York State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides funding to the ten member food banks of Feeding New York…

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Feeding New York State Launches Statewide Produce Sourcing Program

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Feeding New York State Launches Statewide Produce Sourcing Program: Introduces New State Produce Manager, Jim Germain

Read Press Release Albany, NY – Feeding New York State (FeedingNYS) today announced the launch of its Statewide Produce Sourcing program. The goal of the program is to link farmers and food banks at the statewide level to ensure that the food grown in New York can be provided to New Yorkers in need, no matter where in the state they live. FeedingNYS will also link these farms to the wider food bank network outside New York State.

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New York City Hunger Report, 2019

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New York City Hunger Report, 2019

Download Report As Hunger Free America finds in this report, from 2016-2018, an average of 1,041,278 New Yorkers — one in eight of our neighbors — lived in food insecure households, unable to consistently afford enough food.

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NYC projected to lose at least 475,000 jobs and $9.7B in tax revenue

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NYC projected to lose at least 475,000 jobs and $9.7B in tax revenue

Read Full Article From POLITICO: NEW YORK — The coronavirus pandemic could plunge New York City into the worst economic crisis since the 1970s, costing the city 475,000 jobs and nearly $10 billion in revenue, a budget watchdog found. According to a new report from the Independent Budget Office, the local economy is expected to lose 475,000 jobs over the next 12 months. That would lead to a shortfall of $9.7 billion in tax revenue in 2020 and 2021, compared to previous projections.

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New York will suffer $13.3 billion revenue shortfall from original forecast due to coronavirus, Cuomo says

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New York will suffer $13.3 billion revenue shortfall from original forecast due to coronavirus, Cuomo says

Read Full Article From CNBC: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that New York will report a $13.3 billion shortfall in revenue compared with its original forecast — representing a 14% decline in the state’s projected receipts.

The Empire State, which has been hit harder by the coronavirus pandemic than anywhere else in the U.S., currently forecasts $61 billion in total lost revenue between fiscal years 2021 and 2024, Cuomo said.

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Map the Meal Gap

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Food Insecurity in New York

See Interactive Map For the tenth consecutive year, Feeding America conducted our annual Map the Meal Gap study to improve our understanding of food insecurity and food costs at the local level. The most recent release is based on data from 2018. In response to COVID-19, we also released a companion study and interactive map that illustrate the projected impact of the pandemic on local food insecurity in 2020.

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New York State Provides Additional Details on $25 Million in Funding for Food Banks Through Nourish New York Initiative

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New York State Provides Additional Details on $25 Million in Funding for Food Banks Through Nourish New York Initiative

Read Press Release Feeding New York State applauds Governor Cuomo's leadership in creating the Nourish New York Program. With these funds, our ten food banks will be able to significantly expand our partnerships with New York farmers and dairy producers, providing top quality food to our neighbors statewide.

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