FEEDING WESTCHESTER WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT & CEO

FEEDING WESTCHESTER WELCOMES NEW PRESIDENT & CEO Longtime Food Banker Joins County’s Leading Hunger-Relief Nonprofit   Elmsford, NY  (August 3, 2020) – Following an extensive nationwide search, the Feeding Westchester Board of Directors is pleased to announce the arrival of incoming President & Chief Executive Officer Karen Erren. With more than 20 years of nonprofit experience,…

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USDA Increases Monthly SNAP Benefits by 40%

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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