Posted by mfriedman on August 19, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Mon, 08/19/2013 - 14:33
The above chart from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities details the level of SNAP benefit cuts that low-incomd families can expect coming this winter, with downstream economic consequences for food retailers.
Posted by mfriedman on August 13, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 12:31
Bill O'Reilly: "The Obama Administration Is Encouraging Parasites To Come Out And, Y'know, Take As Much As They Can Want With No Remorse"
Fox News promised to continue highlighting segments from its report, "The Great Food Stamp Binge," an hour-long attempt to characterize SNAP recipients as freeloaders. The report is a tour de force of half-truths, distortions, and outright lies. To view our response and point-by-point rebuttal click here.
Posted by mfriedman on August 10, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Sat, 08/10/2013 - 15:27
"Tour de Force of Half-Truths, Distortions, and Outright Lies" and
"Broadcast Could Win the Pulitzer Prize … for Fiction,"
Says Advocate, Featured in Show
Point-by-Point Rebuttal Demonstrates Fox Fakery
Posted by mfriedman on August 8, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:03
Former Food Stamp Recipient Ridicules Hungry Families, Denies Federal Statistics, and Misstates Impact of Food Stamp/SNAP Cuts He Supported
Advocates Mail Him a Mirror So He Can “See the Hunger Problem Himself”
Challenge Him to Visit a Soup Kitchen or Food Pantry
Posted by mfriedman on August 5, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Mon, 08/05/2013 - 15:57
According to a new report by the USDA, the real value of SNAP declined from 2009 – 2011, and food insecurity increased, due to inflation. As a result, individuals and families receiving SNAP have further reduced purchasing power.
Posted by mfriedman on July 29, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 14:52
It Pays to Eat Healthy – 500 Game Tickets to Reward Kids for Making Healthy Choices
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger along with partners - the New York Yankees, the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council, Share Our Strength, NYC Parks and NYC School Food – has been working to raise awareness of the City’s FREE Summer Meals program. Last week, New York Yankee legend Mickey Rivers announced that the Yankees have donated 500 game tickets to continue efforts to get the word out about the availability of FREE meals.
Posted by mfriedman on July 22, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 12:18
Posted by mfriedman on July 15, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Mon, 07/15/2013 - 13:12
Read the full article below.
Posted by mfriedman on July 11, 2013
Submitted by mfriedman on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 17:20
Statement by Joel Berg, Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, in Response to House Passage of Farm Bill
Posted by admin on July 4, 2013
Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/04/2013 - 15:52
Statistics show that food insecurity increases among children over the summer. This is because children that would normally have access to free lunch through the School Meals Program do not have that access over the summer. The Summer Meals Program is dedicated to ensuring that children under the age of 18 still have access to a nutritious meal while school is out for the summer. The map on this website lists all of the locations where summer meals will be served during summer months.