𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗬𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗽𝘀 𝗧𝗼𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗠𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗔𝗹𝗹
Recently the co-leads of the Healthy School Meals for All NY Kids Campaign published a post on the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)’s blog, Pear in Mind. They highlighted New York’s progress and called on our leaders in Albany to fully fund Healthy School Meals for All in New York.
Read the full article and join the coalition here.
𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗴𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗦𝗡𝗔𝗣
The U.S. Census Bureau released its Poverty in the United States: 2022 Report that showed significant increases in overall poverty and child poverty in 2022 compared to 2021—increases that were largely driven by the expiration of pandemic relief programs. With the increase in poverty rates, it’s imperative that we urge our representatives to protect and strengthen SNAP in the Farm Bill.
Access our shareable social media posts here.
𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗪𝗜𝗖 𝗧𝗼𝗼𝗹𝗸𝗶𝘁 𝗼𝗻 𝗘𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘆 𝗣𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝘆
Our new WIC toolkit on Early Pregnancy aims to increase awareness that pregnant individuals can receive WIC early in their pregnancy and beyond. The messaging also touches on the health and nutrition benefits of WIC during pregnancy and the ease of access WIC provides through modern and flexible services such as remote appointments, eWIC, and more.
Check out the Early Pregnancy toolkit here.
Hunger in the News
• Each Oct. SNAP adjusts the standards and deductions that determine eligibility and benefits. Our updated toolkit for community organizations reflects the 2024 changes.
October 1 SNAP Toolkit
• Our work has helped to fill the plates of hungry people in New York who struggle to get enough food. Celebrate Hunger Action Month by donating today.
Donate to Hunger Solutions New York
• Hunger Solutions New York has created countless outreach resources for advocates and organizations to promote federal nutrition programs.
Outreach Resource Library