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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.

     PEOPLE’S STATE OF THE STATE

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 – Capitol

SIGN THE PETITION

THE HUMAN RIGHT TO BE FREE FROM HUNGER

United Nations Special Monitor, Philip Alston touring extreme poverty in USA

At the heart of Philip Alston’s special mission will be one question: can Americans enjoy fundamental human rights if they’re unable to meet basic living standards?

 Tax Breaks for the Rich Funded by Cutting Programs for the Poor

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Empty Bowls

February 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

ES2 Legislative Action Day

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

NYS Food Recovery and Recycling Act

“Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of the poor and hungry” Pope Francis

December 19th, 2017|

Wage Theft on the Rise

Wage theft is epidemic, and low-wage workers are more likely than others to be victims. Wage theft happens when, for example, employers refuse to pay

December 19th, 2017|

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Faces of Hunger:Rob Schwartz

FACES OF HUNGER ACTION NETWORK:
Remembering Rob Schwartz

Rob Schwartz, a long time Hunger Action Network board member, died after a very brief illness early last year. He