Posted by bboyd on March 8, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 10:52
Yesterday was a big day for the children of New York.
Governor Cuomo announced the State has been selected for an innovative pilot permitting enrollment in the free school meals program using direct certification through Medicaid.
Joel Berg, Executive Director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger, said, "New York’s participation in this essential pilot program is a win-win, which will bring more federal money into the state while feeding more hungry children.
Posted by admin on February 29, 2012
Submitted by admin on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 16:28
NYCCAH released a new document this week titled Facts on U.S. Hunger and How Federal Programs Such as SNAP (Food Stamps) Effectively Combat It with a ton of useful and really interesting information on the SNAP/Food Stamps program in America. Download it here and keep it on hand for discussions with friends, family members, neighbors, congregants, and co-workers!
Posted by bboyd on February 22, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 11:45
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 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 bboyd on January 6, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 12:39
In the wake of Governor Cuomo's announcement he would end the practice of finger-imaging food stamps applicants, the Times took a good look at the stigma attached to this shameful and wasteful rule.
Posted by bboyd on January 4, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Wed, 01/04/2012 - 16:54
Posted by admin on January 3, 2012
Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 12:14
Advocates Blast “Holiday-Weekend Cover-Up of Failing Policies”
According to data posted on the web site of the City’s Human Resources Administration just before the close of business on Friday, the City removed 13,015 people from the federal Food Stamp rolls in November of 2011.
to view the PDF file of HRA's November 2011 numbers. Despite soaring poverty and unemployment in New York City, Food Stamp Program participation has decreased in six of the last 12 months in the city, even though it has increased significantly during that time in the rest of New York State and nationwide.
Posted by bboyd on January 3, 2012
Submitted by bboyd on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 10:11