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๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐˜€ ๐—ง๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—น๐—น
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 Yorkโ€™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.

๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฆ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ก๐—”๐—ฃ
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 2021โ€”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.

๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ช๐—œ๐—– ๐—ง๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ธ๐—ถ๐˜ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—น๐˜† ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜†
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

โ€ข 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

โ€ข 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

โ€ข Hunger Solutions New York has created countless outreach resources for advocates and organizations to promote federal nutrition programs.
Outreach Resource Library