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Bank NYC Challenge and call for stronger hunger-relief programs by documenting
the struggle to afford food on a food stamp budget. To learn more and sign up,
click here, then
Challenge Congress to protect and strengthen food stamps (SNAP) by letting them know
about your commitment to raise hunger awareness - Act Now.
As part of our 2014 GoOrange campaign, Food
Bank members from throughout NYC stormed Capitol Hill September 18th to advocate for full funding for the federal
Emergency Food Assistance Program – a $50 million increase from current funding
levels. Read the full recap here.
For New York City presented a series of Candidate Forums in competitive New
York State Legislator races, in partnership with local member emergency food
agencies and media partner DNAinfo New York. Hundreds of New Yorkers joined
Food Bank and our host member organizations to learn candidates' positions on
issues important to the community.
primary election season, Food Bank For New York City’s network of emergency
food programs hosted voter registration drives throughout the five boroughs.
Many members offer year-round voter registration opportunities. Member Agencies
can learn more about hosting voter registration drives by contacting our
Community Mobilization Manager.