Anti-Hunger Task Force

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Hunger in New York is a long-term problem that cannot be solved in a matter of weeks.

The New York State Anti-Hunger Task Force brings together experts, advocates and state and local officials to develop and implement action-focused recommendations to eliminate hunger across NY and improve access to locally grown and produced fresh foods.

The Plan:

Eliminate Hunger in New York

Maximize Resources

Maximize resources to fight hunger in New York State by increasing participation in federally funded programs like SNAP, school breakfast and school lunch

Increase Outreach

Use public/private partnerships to increase outreach and leverage the power of government, businesses and the non-profit sectors working together

Improve Access

Improve access to quality, healthy food through the use of New York farm products and locally produced goods to combat hunger while creating jobs and supporting economic development

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No Fingerprinting for Food

With 1 in 6 children in NY living in a home without enough food, Governor Cuomo has called for a series of measures to prevent hunger throughout the state.

In the News

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