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.


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. More

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 links. 1. Charity Can’t Make Up Lost SNAP Meals HR 2 IMPACTS 2. Farm Bill impact NY Families graph June 5 2018 3. Farm Bill impact…


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.


FNYS Response NYS Budget

The adopted budget creates the “No Student Goes Hungry” program to provide students with access to healthy, locally-sourced meals to address child hunger…

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New executive director hired at FNYS

Anita Paley, most recently the executive director at the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, assumed her new role with FNYS on Sept. 26. Prior to her work at the Council, an anti-poverty organization based in Ballston Spa, Paley held positions at SUNY Empire State College and Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County.


Feeding New York State has new slate of officers

Albany, NY (October 17, 2016) – Feeding New York State, representing the eight Feeding America food banks located in New York State announces the newly elected board officers for 2017.  Elected at Feeding NYS’s Annual Meeting in October 2016, the Officers are as follows: President|Chair– Natasha Thompson, President & CEO Food Bank of the Southern…