We believe that all New Yorkers should have equal access to healthy, affordable food.

Through our work across New York City’s five boroughs over the past 35 years, we have a unique perspective on the needs of communities affected by hunger.

We’re working with partners in communities across the city to ensure that residents stay informed about anti-hunger policies and programs, and we’re advocating for equity and inclusion in the decision making process that shapes the local food system. In addition, we engage elected officials at the city, state and federal levels to help shape policies that address hunger and food insecurity.

This change would cut SNAP benefits for 3 million people across the country. In New York City, about 1.6 million people depend on SNAP, and under this proposed rule, tens of thousands may potentially lose their benefits. Last year, we

Update: Limits to SNAP Eligibility

No New Yorker should have to choose between putting food on the table and living in our city and country.

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All New Yorkers – whether families or individuals – should have access to the food they need to thrive.

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We remain committed to ensuring that all New Yorkers have access to nutritious food no matter what happens in Washington, DC.

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We advocate to protect and strengthen the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that millions of people across the country rely on to feed themselves and their families.

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