• Hunger Solutions New York promotes awareness of hunger in NYS.

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  • 1 in 5 New Yorkers struggle to put food on the table.

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Mission Statement

Hunger Solutions New York is a caring and informed voice for hungry New Yorkers.

What We Do

Promoting hunger awareness

Increasing participation in hunger programs

Increasing participation in hunger programs

Advocating for anti-hunger public policies

Advocating for
anti-hunger
public policies

Providing support in the fight to end hunger

Providing support in the fight to end hunger

Get Food Help

Find NOEP centers, free summer meals, farmers' markets, and emergency food assistance.

Hunger Stats

  • $79M
    SNAP dollars brought in to the NYS economy each year through households helped by the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program.
  • 32,100
    Households enrolled in SNAP through the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program from 2012-2013.
  • 436,000
    NYS working families use SNAP to put food on the table.
  • 3M
    New Yorkers receive SNAP each month on average.
  • $5.6B
    SNAP dollars spent by New Yorkers in 2012 helping to strengthen our local economies.
  • $180
    The average monthly SNAP benefit for households with an older adult.
  • 1M
    New Yorkers age 60+ may be eligible for SNAP benefits, but only about half a million participate.
  • 57%
    Of NYS students qualify for free and reduced-price school meals.
  • 38%
    Of all NYS SNAP recipients are children.

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