USDA Increases Monthly SNAP Benefits by 40%

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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FeedingNYS Lobby Day 2020

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!

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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

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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Farm Bill Negotiations Underway

Farm Bill negotiations are underway and we have a few tools for you to understand the impacts of the House version of Farm Bill on NYS. Please click on the…

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FNYS on Release of the 2018 Senate Farm Bill

The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee released its version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which presents an opportunity for the Senate to strengthen the national commitment to reducing hunger and supporting agriculture.

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