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.

State Advocacy: SWEAT BILL

Federal Advocacy: Trump Budget


Last minute legislation would close stolen wages loophole

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|

Legislation would allow leftover school food to be served at food kitchens

Seen in: Mid-Hudson News ALBANY – Legislation that would create guidelines for school districts to donate unused food to food pantries, soup kitchens and other

June 27th, 2017|


Faces of Hunger:Rob Schwartz

Remembering Rob Schwartz

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