• senior woman at kitchen table


    Proposed SNAP cuts in President's FY 2018 budget would significantly increase hunger and poverty in NYS. Learn More
  • child at splash park

    Summer Meals: Kids and Teens Eat for Free!

    Find them at favorite summertime places near you. Learn More
  • kids eating school breakfast

    Released this spring!

    Our statewide report on school breakfast participation Learn More
  • Visit our new websites for Afterschool and Childcare Meals!

    Learn how you can serve healthy meals for kids & teens through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Learn More

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
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

  • 33,156
    Households enrolled in SNAP through the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program from July 2015 - June 2016.
  • 436,000
    NYS working families use SNAP to put food on the table.
  • $4.9B+
    SNAP dollars spent by New Yorkers in 2016, helping to strengthen our local economies.
  • $191.60
    The average monthly SNAP benefit for households with an older adult.
  • 1.6M
    New York State students qualify for free and reduced-price school lunch.
  • 39%
    Of all New York State SNAP recipients are children.
  • 45.88%
    Of students qualified to eat free or reduced-price school meals participated in both school lunch and breakfast.

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