2706, 2017

Legislation would allow leftover school food to donated to emergency feeding programs

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Seen in: Mid-Hudson News ALBANY – Legislation that would create guidelines for school districts to donate unused food to food [...]

1406, 2017

Cuts to SNAP spell danger

By |June 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Cuts to SNAP spell danger

When gas prices ticked up in 2008, the lines at the food pantries he supplies through the Albany-based Regional Food [...]

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Beyond Food Drives -the future of emergency food aid

May 18. 2021
Beyond Food Drives
State Street Forum on Faith and Public Life
Wednesday, May 19th
12 noon to 1:00 pm

All are invited to join us on Zoom for a thought-provoking conversation about the future of emergency food aid in the Capital District and beyond. This event, co-sponsored by Westminster and the New York State Council of Churches, is the “soft launch” of […]

3rd biennial New York State Food Summit

May 7, 2021
Join the 3rd biennial New York State Food Summit
presented by SEFCU (virtual event)

June 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
$25
Tickets: https://registration.socio.events/e/nysfoodsummit
Agenda:

The NYS Food Summit is a collaborative effort hosted by The Food Pantries for the Capital District in partnership with Hunger Solutions New York, Feeding New York State, Siena College, United Way of the […]

New York State Monthly Harvest Newsletter is here!

May 5, 2021
New York State Monthly Harvest Newsletter is here!
In this issue:
Statewide News
Taste NY Updates
NYS Grown & Certified Updates
Funding Opportunities
Spotlight: New York’s Beef Producers

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Ending Child Poverty: Examining Poverty Trends and Policy Implications

2021-05-03 15:49:05
Webinar
Ending Child Poverty: Examining Poverty Trends and Policy Implications
May 4 at 1:00 p.m.

As part of the 2021 Hauser Policy Impact webinar series, this webinar will hear from experts discussing the policy implications of the recent National Academies’ report A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty. The webinar will examine poverty trends since the release of this seminal report, address the […]

Happy Mother’s Day! from Dress for Success Albany and ACAP

April 28, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day!
from Dress for Success Albany and ACAP

In honor of the strong women in our lives, Dress for Success Albany is hosting its first every Give Lively Text to Give Fundraiser during Mother’s Day Weekend.

We invite you to make a donation in honor of your moms, favorite aunts, sisters, or a special woman in your life. […]

USDA drops Trump plan to cut food stamps for 700,000 Americans

2021-04-26 01:00:11
USDA drops Trump plan to cut food stamps for 700,000 Americans
By Aimee Picchi

A Trump-era plan to cut food stamps is now off the table after the Biden administration said it is abandoning a previous plan to tighten work requirements for working-age adults without children. Those restrictions were projected to deny federal food assistance benefits to 700,000 adults, a proposal […]

Is obesity a manifestation of systemic racism? A ten‐point strategy for study and intervention

2021-04-26 00:53:05
Is obesity a manifestation of systemic racism? A ten‐point strategy for study and intervention
From the Journal of Internal Medicine
by D.G. Aaron and F.C. Stanford

In the recent past, there has been rising attention to systemic racism. The ensuing discussions have largely focused on COVID‐19 and policing. Despite long‐standing disparities in obesity across racial and ethnic groups and obesity’s important role […]

USDA extends universal free lunch through next school year, bringing relief to millions of food-insecure families

2021-04-26 01:06:33

The USDA announced Tuesday it would extend universal free lunch through the 2021-2022 school year.
Facing a September cutoff, the agency announces it will reimburse schools at a higher rate and expand school nutrition programs to all students…

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