Community Food Advocates

Community Food Advocates spearheads the Lunch 4 Learning campaign. It was formed to fight for NYC to adopt universal free school lunch. In 2017 we were successful and got Free School Lunch For All adopted for all NYC public schools. The coalition continues strong and is focused on effective implementation and our high impact policy...

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Interreligious Food Consortium

The mission of the Interreligious Food Consortium is to support those who are in need of emergency assistance through a network of 70 food pantries in Onondaga County. Currently seventy food pantries and meal programs are part of a network that serves more than 200,000 meals per month. Our agency can; Connect those who are...

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Health & Welfare Council of Long Island

The mission of the Health and Welfare Council of Long Island (HWCLI) is to serve the poor and vulnerable people on Long Island by convening, representing, and supporting the organizations that serve them; and through illuminating the issues that critically impact them; organizing community and regional responses to their needs; advocacy; research; policy analysis and...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County

USDA Hunger-Free Communities Planning and Assessment Grantee Niagara County, located in the upper Northwest corner of New York State, has a population of approximately 215,000 and covers 523 square miles.  Niagara County is predominately a rural, agrarian community.  Preliminary data collected suggests a significant need, but one that is unquantifiable and thus difficult to understand...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County

USDA Hunger-Free Communities Planning and Assessment Grantee Utica and its metropolitan statisical area (MSA) were identified in the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal’s 2009 “Mohawk Valley Regional Report” as one of the poorest of New York State’s cities.  This fact is substantiated by Census 2000 results.  Primary deliverables for the project...

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Poughkeepsie Farm Project

USDA Hunger-Free Communities Planning and Assessment Grantee Poughkeepsie is a riverfront city of nearly 30,000 residents in the Hudson Valley, a two hour commuter train ride from New York City.  It is located in border zone between metropolitan New York City and the agricultural regions of the upper Hudson Valley. Preliminary data suggests a significant...

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