Posts written in Nov 2020

Amid Stark Increase in Food Insecurity, No Kid Hungry Announces $2.5 Million in Grants to New York Schools, Nonprofits Serving Free Meals

Amid Stark Increase in Food Insecurity, No Kid Hungry Announces $2.5 Million in Grants to New York Schools, Nonprofits Serving […]

Heroes Amongst Us: Amidst an Extraordinarily Challenging Year, These New Yorkers Have Made Sure Kids & Families Are Fed

2020 has been a devastating year for our nation, as a global pandemic has killed nearly 300,000 Americans and left […]

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at No Kid Hungry New York!

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at No Kid Hungry New York! Dear School Nutrition Staff and Community Organizations, On […]

TESTIMONY: No Kid Hungry New York Director Rachel Sabella on Reopening New York City Schools

On October 16, No Kid Hungry New York submitted written testimony to the New York City Council Education and Health […]

BLOG: Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Long Island Cares

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that school buildings across New York would close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

BLOG: Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Foodlink

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that school buildings across New York would close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

TESTIMONY: No Kid Hungry New York Director Rachel Sabella on the Impact of COVID-19 on SNAP and Food Pantries

On September 21, 2020 the New York City Council Committee on General Welfare held a hearing on the impact of […]

BLOG: Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Southampton Union Free School District

Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Southampton Union Free School District On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Clock is Ticking For Congress to Act to End Hunger

As COVID-19 continues to impact the food security of New York’s children, it’s imperative that Congress act to address the […]

STATEMENT: COVID-19 has Created a Hunger Epidemic, as Millions More New Yorkers Face Food Insecurity 

COVID-19 has Created a Hunger Epidemic, as Millions More New Yorkers Face Food Insecurity  It’s no secret that the coronavirus […]

STATEMENT: New USDA numbers underscore hunger pandemic in United States

STATEMENT: New USDA numbers underscore hunger pandemic in United States Contact: Johanna Elsemore at jelsemore@strength.org NEW YORK, NY: This morning, […]

BLOG: Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Akwesasne Boys and Girls Club

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that school buildings across New York would close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

BLOG: Hunger Heroes in the Face of COVID-19: Sherman Central School District

On March 18, 2020, Governor Cuomo announced that school buildings across New York would close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

The Longest Summer Report: Childhood Hunger in the Wake of the Coronavirus

Before the pandemic, summer was already a hard time for families struggling to feed their kids, with schools closed and […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Calling on Senators Schumer and Gillibrand to Support SNAP and P-EBT

As COVID-19 continues to impact the food security of New York’s children, it’s imperative that SNAP and P-EBT are included […]

SIGN-ON LETTER: Organizations Across NY Call to Expand SNAP

“SNAP is a safe, effective way to ensure that low-income children and their families can get the food they need […]

SNAP Day of Action on June 24

COVID-19 has caused a catastrophic health and economic crisis in New York and across the country, pushing millions of Americans […]

STATEMENT: As Nearly a Million More New Yorkers May Face Hunger This Year, No Kid Hungry Calls on Congress to Expand SNAP

STATEMENT: As Nearly a Million More New Yorkers May Face Hunger This Year, No Kid Hungry Calls on Congress to […]

ARTICLE: Fuel Our Kids: Island Harvest and No Kid Hungry Share their Mission to End Childhood Food Insecurity

“Hunger is an issue often hiding in plain sight” On June 11, New York television station PIX11 held a “Day […]

RESOURCE: SNAP Outreach Information

SNAP Outreach Toolkit As families and individuals across New York feel the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, many will […]

RESOURCE: Pandemic EBT Information

New York State has recently been approved for a new benefit called Pandemic EBT, or P-EBT. This new benefit provides […]

PODCAST: NYC Food Czar Kathryn Garcia talks leading hunger relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic with Share Our Strength’s Billy Shore

How do you feed 1.5M people every day? NYC Department of Sanitation commissioner and recently appointed Food Czar Kathryn Garcia […]

TESTIMONY: No Kid Hungry New York Director Rachel Sabella on the New York City Budget

On May 21, 2020 the New York City Council Committee on Finance, jointly with the Subcommittee on the Capital Budget, […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Calling on USDA to Extend Child Nutrition Waivers

As COVID-19 continues to impact the food security of New York’s children, it’s imperative that child nutrition waivers are extended […]