Governor Cuomo Launches Nourish New York Initiative, $25 Million in Funding to Food Banks

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Governor Cuomo Launches Nourish New York Initiative, $25 Million in Funding to Food Banks

Read Press Release Feeding New York State is grateful to New York State and Governor Cuomo for the Nourish New York initiative and the emergency funding for our state's food banks during this crisis.

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USDA Increases Monthly SNAP Benefits by 40%

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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.

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Understanding the USCIS Public Charge Rule

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.

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NYS DEC announces two new initiatives – News10 Coverage

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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.

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Feeding NYS Receives Grant from NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation & Partners on Reusable Bag Initiatiative

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…

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FeedingNYS Executive Director Dan Egan at NYS Joint Legislative Public Hearing, Jan.29

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.

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