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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

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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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NYS Budget Includes Farm To Food Bank Bill

The Farm to Food Bank bill gives tax credits of up to $5,000 to New York farmers who donate fresh produce to emergency food programs.

August 8th, 2017|

Wage Theft Legislation – see you in January 2018

ALBANY – A wage theft law is on the books in New York State, but there is an effort to close a loophole that allows

June 27th, 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