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 donation and recycling. We are grateful for the grant from the DEC that helps us support these efforts, and we fully support the DEC’s efforts to encourage New Yorkers to bring your own bag. Read More
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.
New Articles and Videos: State Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard Ball visits the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
Dan Egan, most recently a division administrator at the New York State Department of Health, assumed his new role with Feeding NYS on March 4.
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 on NY & NY 19th District 4. Farm Bill and New York 5. Farm_Bill_SNAP_Fact_Sheet 6. TEFAP_Fact_Sheet 7. CSFP_Fact_Sheet