food insecurity

New York state disburses additional food aid for fourth straight month

Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will be getting more money than usual to help with groceries this month, the state Office of Temporary and...
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 5:45pm
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Emergency food distributions draw crowds

Cars were backed up a block at times as people came to the Boys and Girls Club Thursday to pick up food. Most people came by car, while others walked...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:51pm
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Emergency food distributions planned this week

Foodlink’s emergency food box distributions are going on throughout the Finger Lakes region. There are three distributions in Monroe County this week,...
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Sun, 05/17/2020 - 3:53pm
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State distributes reusable bags to help needy adjust to ban

Keeping plastic bags out of landfills and the environment is the goal of New York State’s ban of the bags in grocery stores, but Foodlink’s CEO Julia...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:28pm
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SUNY conference addresses student hunger

Throughout the State University of New York system, an estimated 35% to 45% of students don't have regular access to food. As of December 2018, all SUNY...
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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 6:19am
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Connections: Why haven’t we solved America’s hunger problem?

The author of a new book about food insecurity says food banks and food pantries were never meant to be permanent parts of our country. Andrew Fisher is...
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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 1:10pm
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