Posted by bboyd on February 22, 2012
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Posted by bboyd on February 8, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 12:19
MEDIA ADVISORY: Boston to Host Swearing-In of Second Year Class of National Anti-Hunger Service Program
Posted by bboyd on February 6, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 14:54
From this morning's Los Angeles Times Op-Ed:
"In today's hard times, with growing poverty and rising food prices, there is widespread recognition that making ends meet is no small feat, even for the middle class, and that food stamps are essential."
FULL TEXT HERE
Posted by admin on February 1, 2012
Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/01/2012 - 12:07
CharitySub.org, a new organization/website that strives to take the guesswork out of giving and make donating fun and easy, is featuring the Coalition Against Hunger this month as part of their February focus: hunger in America. Learn more and watch the short video they produced for us by visiting www.charitysub.org.
Posted by admin on January 31, 2012
Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 13:59
Executive Director Joel Berg testified today before the New York City Council General Welfare Committee on the issue of crowded HRA offices (Human Resources Administration - the agency that handles Food Stamp cases) and the drop in Food Stamp caseloads. To read Joel's testimony, download the Word document by clicking here or read an excerpt from Joel's testimony below.
I hope this hearing can determine the specific reasons for the drops [in Food Stamp enrollment in New York City], but I think a number of factors contribute:
Posted by bboyd on January 30, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 11:16
Directors Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson talk to the LA Times about Finding North, a new documentary exploring the systemic issues of domestic hunger.
An official entry to the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, Finding North includes a cameo from NYCCAH Executive Director Joel Berg!
Click the poster below for the full article.
Posted by bboyd on January 26, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 13:12
First Lady Michelle Obama joins Goya Foods in announcing "Mi Plato" Resources for Families
The White House
Office of the First Lady
For Immediate Release
January 26, 2012
Tampa, Florida -
Posted by admin on January 26, 2012
Submitted by admin on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 12:26
Come check out The Starving Artists Project's debut at the Dumbo Arts Center tomorrow, Friday, January 27th from 12 to 6 p.m. The exhibit will showcase a collection of diverse, hand-drawn cardboard signs created by homeless New Yorkers with portraits of the artists by renowned photographer Andrew Zuckerman. Donations will be accepted with proceeds going to NYCCAH and Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.
Posted by bboyd on January 20, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 16:27
Broad Array of Groups, People Boost Cuomo Child Hunger Plan
Praise Governor’s Decision to End “Wasteful, Harmful” Finger Imaging Process
Non-Profits and Religious Leaders Across the City Cheer Effort
Governor’s Web Site Enables All New Yorkers to ‘Get Involved’
Posted by bboyd on January 17, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 12:32
The 9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Serve-A-Thon brought out hundreds of volunteers yesterday to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King through community service activities.
Organized by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Serve-A-Thon events included Breakfast in the Classroom outreach, public art projects, food stamps screenings and enrollment assistance at supermarkets, and general-improvement efforts at emergency food programs throughout the five boroughs.
Click through for media coverage from CBS, NY 1, WNYC & El Diario!