Below is the agenda for next weekโ€™s meeting on Tuesday, October 10th from 4:00-5:00 p.m. If you have not registered for next weekโ€™s meeting, please do so here.

Next meeting will be receiving policy overview of the Good Food Purchasing Bill and NYS Double Up Food Bucks. As well as conducting regular advocacy share outs.

Please forward this invitation to anyone who may be interested in attending or sharing the work youโ€™re doing. Additionally, if youโ€™re interested in leading a share out around a specific anti-hunger policy update — please respond to this email: pyourch@thefoodpantries.org.


๐™’๐™š๐™ก๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™š/๐™„๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ค๐™™๐™ช๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ ๐™—๐™ฎ ๐™‰๐™–๐™ฉ๐™–๐™จ๐™๐™– ๐™‹๐™š๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ ๐™– (๐™€๐™ญ๐™š๐™˜๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐˜ฟ๐™ž๐™ง๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐˜ผ๐™ก๐™ก๐™ž๐™–๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™š ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™– ๐™ƒ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™œ๐™š๐™ง ๐™๐™ง๐™š๐™š ๐™‰๐™š๐™ฌ ๐™”๐™ค๐™ง๐™ )

โ€ข Food Summit

o June 2024
o Anyone interested in joining the Event Planning Committee to assist in suggesting speakers of advocacy considerations: Please email pyourch@thefoodpantries.org

โ€ข Rules of Engagement Document โ€“ Final
โ€ข Upcoming Events

o Forum on Food Insecurity in NYS โ€“ Oct. 11th 2-3 p.m. Register Here.


โ€ข Good Food Purchasing โ€“ Ribka Getachew, Food Advocates and the Good Food Purchasing Coalition

o Introduction to Good Food Purchasing Policy and the Coalition
o Review of the Current Landscape
o Advocacy Pushes

โ€ข DoubleUp Food Bucks โ€“ K. Cooper Rohan, Field and Fork Network

o Introduction to DoubleUp Food Bucks
o Opportunity for coalition building
o Advocacy Pushes

๐™Ž๐™๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™Š๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™จ

โ€ข HPNAP and Nourish NY โ€“ Led by Natasha Pernicka

o Review of Current Landscape
o Existing Advocacy Efforts
o Idea for Strategic Collaboration

โ€ข Ad Hoc HPNAP Recommendations Group
โ€ข SNAP Policy โ€“ Lead by Krista Hesdorfer, Hunger Solutions NY

o Review of Current Landscape
o Existing Advocacy Efforts

โ€ข October 1 toolkit
โ€ข SNAP Standards & Deductions plus Budget Worksheet for 2023-24
โ€ข School Meals – Jessica Pino-Goodspeed, Healthy School Meals For All Coalition/Hunger Solutions

o Review of Current Landscape
o Existing Advocacy Efforts

โ€ข National School Lunch Week (October 10 โ€“ 13) Social MediaToolkit

๐™Š๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ฃ ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™ช๐™ข: ๐™Ž๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š๐™œ๐™ž๐™˜ ๐˜พ๐™ค๐™ก๐™ก๐™–๐™—๐™ค๐™ง๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ
๐™‰๐™š๐™ญ๐™ฉ ๐™ˆ๐™š๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ: ๐™๐™๐™ช๐™ง๐™จ๐™™๐™–๐™ฎ ๐™‰๐™ค๐™ซ๐™š๐™ข๐™—๐™š๐™ง 11๐™ฉ๐™, 4:00-5:00 ๐™ฅ.๐™ข.

โ€ข Second Thursday of the Month โ€“ Register Here