Welcome to the Hunger Action Network of New York State

People’s Hearing on the State Budget Rally January 2020

"My little pantry has served more people in the first 3 months of 2020 than in the whole year of 2018." This is a quote from one of the food pantries that Hunger Action Network of NYS surveyed on April 28th, 2020

at Schenectady Inner City Ministry Emergency Food in 2016

A Network of New Yorkers Working To End Hunger

Hunger Action Network of New York State was founded in 1982 as a membership organization representing emergency food providers and other concerned individuals and organizations sharing the common goal of ending hunger and its root causes, including poverty. Our policy work is driven by the will of our members and our approach is a combination of grassroots organizing and public policy research, education and advocacy.

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Food as a Human Right

Nov. 20, 2018 Food is a Human Right  The realization of the right to adequate food is