USDA Increases Monthly SNAP Benefits by 40%Read Press Release. Feeding New York State shares the United States Department of Agriculture news that emergency benefit increases have reached $2.0 billion per month for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households across all 50 states and 3 territories to increase food security during the coronavirus national emergency. These emergency benefits represent a 40% increase in overall monthly SNAP benefits, significantly increasing food purchasing power for American families.
Feeding New York State (FeedingNYS) today announced the launch of its Statewide Produce Sourcing program, appoints Jim Germain as Produce Manager to head up the program.
On February 26, FeedingNYS held its Lobby Day at the Capital. Learn More about our asks and let your representatives know that you support our mission!
Hunger Solutions New York is offering an insightful resource to understand the facts about SNAP and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service's final public charge rule that goes into effect on February 24, 2020. Learn More.
WTEN News10 in Albany, New York covered the Department of Environmental Conservation's recent announcement with the Regional Food Bank and Feeding New York State to distribute reusable bags to food banks across the state, and $4.3 million dollars in small grants to help reduce food waste.
Feeding New York State is proud to partner with the Department of Environmental Conservation on this initiative to help prevent hunger and reduce the disposal of wasted food through food…
Feeding New York State Executive Director Dan Egan discusses hunger in New York State and possible solutions at the Joint Legislative Public Hearing on the 2020-2021 Executive Budget Proposal: Health/Medicaid on January 29.