While our calls, emails and rallies were effective in delaying the vote-we still must work to defeat it once and for all. All eyes are still on the U.S. Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and leave 22 million people without health care, all to give huge tax breaks to the wealthy and drug and insurance corporations. We MUST continue the public outcry necessary to stop them. Below is a list of events happening this week across the state. Check here to find a phone bank and other upcoming events near you: http://newyorkersforhealthcare.org/ Wednesday June 28 4 pm “Save our Healthcare Vigil,” Federal building, 15 Henry Street, [...]
Join us for a chance to live out your faith in new ways! Faith and Hunger Network action meeting Thursday, October 26th 2017 3pm FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Church, 1 Symphony Cir, Buffalo Including Light refreshments The Faith & Hunger Network (FHN) is a joint project of Bread for the World (national issues) and Hunger Action Network of New York State (state issues). It aims to unify, educate and mobilize members of congregations of all faiths to take action on specific campaigns for long-term public policy solutions to hunger and poverty Join us for a briefing on state and national issues impacting low income New Yorkers. Help set priority areas [...]
Faith and Hunger Network - action meeting Friday, October 27th 2017 3pm First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd., ROCHESTER The Faith & Hunger Network (FHN) is a joint project of Bread for the World (national issues) and Hunger Action Network of New York State (state issues). It aims to unify, educate and mobilize members of congregations of all faiths to take action on specific campaigns for long-term public policy solutions to hunger and poverty Join us for a briefing on state and national issues impacting low income New Yorkers. Help set priority areas for our advocacy work. Meet others from the Buffalo area with similar concerns and [...]
A festive family event to support our efforts to end hunger and promote food justice. Choose a locally made soup bowl and enjoy gourmet soups, bread and baked gooodies. The bowl is yours to keep as a reminder of the many empty bowls in the world. Your attendance supports the service and advocacy work of FOCUS Churches of Albany and Hunger Action Network of New York State. When February 4th, 2018 12:30 PM through 2:30 PM Location Delmar Reformed Church 386 Delaware Avenue Delmar, NY 12054 Event Fee(s) General Admission $ 25.00 Seniors, Students, Children $ 15.00 Register Here
Join Honorary Hosts Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Berkower, First Columbia, Christine Quinn, Food Bank for NYC, Project Hospitality, Thomas P. DiNapoli, Amali, Malkin & Ross, Hon. Joanne D. Yepsen, Omnibus Consortium, Trudy Mason, Rashida Tyler, Michael Sussman, Esq & family and Anne Pollack for this important event FEATURING: Hunger Hero Award presented to Andy Fisher, a leader in the food justice movement, with a book signing for his most recent book, "Big Hunger" Rob Schwartz Memorial Making a Difference Award presented to Ron Deutsch, a leader in the poverty and hunger field and Executive Director of the Fiscal Policy Institute GUEST SPEAKER: Christine Quinn, former speaker of the [...]
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Join the 3rd biennial New York State Food Summit presented by SEFCU 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 Greater Capital Region, and our NYS Community Food Assistance Network members made up of Rockland Community Against Hunger, Comfort Food Community, Concerned for the Hungry, Hunger Coalition of Otsego County, Hunger Action Network of New York State, Broome County Council of Churches\CHOW, and Westside Campaign Against Hunger. The Summit convenes food-thought leaders, service providers, and stakeholders in order to [...]