Posted by admin on July 24, 2009
Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/24/2009 - 11:43
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
NEW YORK, NY 10007
Release # 070-2009
Statement by Speaker Christine C. Quinn
Re: Ending Fingerprinting Requirement for Food Stamps
Food stamps are a win-win for New York City, and a critical resource for those who need our help the most. Food stamps bring money into our local economy – money that local businesses desperately need during tough economic times.
Posted by admin on January 28, 2009
Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/28/2009 - 12:20
Posted by admin on January 16, 2009
Submitted by admin on Fri, 01/16/2009 - 11:42
Yesterday, the Obama administration proposed an Economic Recovery Bill (http://appropriations.house.gov/pdf/RecoveryBill01-15-09.pdf) that responds to the cries for a “Bailout for the Rest of Us.” The bill includes the largest investment in new nutrition assistance funding in decades, including critical funding such as $200 Billion for SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps) and $750 Million for After-school Meals.
Posted by admin on December 22, 2008
Submitted by admin on Mon, 12/22/2008 - 15:01
President-Elect Obama and his transition team have a historic opportunity to end hunger and reduce poverty in the United States. NYCCAH has sent detailed memos to the transition team outlining several actions they could take to make good on Obama's campaign promises and progressively work towards ending hunger.
- Act Quickly: Administrative Actions the Administration Can Rapidly Take to Slash Hunger.
Posted by admin on December 5, 2008
Submitted by admin on Fri, 12/05/2008 - 11:37
When You purchase executive director Joel Berg's book "All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America?" through this web site for the regular retail price of $22.95, the New York City Coalition Against Hunger will receive half of the purchase price ($11.48). Donate
here! To learn more about the book and the author visit www.joelberg.net.
Posted by admin on October 10, 2008
Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/10/2008 - 16:45
"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." - Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa
Posted by admin on November 27, 2007
Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/27/2007 - 13:20
I regret to report that the Coalition’s annual survey of soup kitchens and food pantries, which we just released, found that the number of people who were forced to use these programs soared in New York City in 2007, while food stocks drastically declined, forcing fully half of these programs to ration food.
Posted by admin on November 20, 2007
Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/20/2007 - 12:50
The number of people who use food pantries and soup kitchens soared in New York City in 2007, while food stocks drastically declined, forcing fully half of these programs to ration food.
The Coalition’s survey estimated that pantry and kitchen use increased by 20% in 2007, on top of the 11% increase in 2006 estimated by last year’s survey. This accelerating increase in hunger...
View the whole report by downloading the attached copy.
Posted by admin on April 24, 2007
Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/24/2007 - 14:21
Posted by admin on April 3, 2007
Submitted by admin on Tue, 04/03/2007 - 14:32
The West Harlem Farm Fresh Produce Anti-Hunger, Anti-Obesity Project
The New York City Coalition Against Hunger – in partnership with the
Hunger Action Network of New York State, the West Harlem Action
Network Against Poverty, and the United Way of New York City – is about
to launch an innovative new project to bring more nutritious food to West
Harlem residents. Seed funding for the project has been provided by the
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and additional assistance will be