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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.

A revitalization of Dr Martin Luther King’s campaign started 50 years ago. From Mother’s Day until the Summer Solstice, 40 Days of resistance actions are being planned in 40 states, including New York. For more information or to sign up VISIT

REFLECTIONS OF A POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN TRUTH COMMISSIONER

 

Protect SNAP in the Reauthorization of Farm Bill

Calls to Congressman John Faso are urgently needed – (202) 225-5614  He serves on the House Agriculture Committee which is responsible for the Farm Bill. Deep cuts to SNAP are anticipated – action is expected the week of April 15th. Place your call today!

There are actions planned around the state for TAX DAY, including one in Faso’s Kingston District Office 721 Broadway,  TUESDAY, APRIL 17th NOON

 

 

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