Staten Island Hunger Task Force
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About Us

It is the mission of the Staten Island Hunger Task Force to advocate for the needs of food-insecure families and individuals and not-for-profit emergency feeding programs in order to ensure that hunger needs are met in the borough of Staten Island.

The Hunger Task Force is committed to bringing awareness to the issue of hunger in our borough in order to muster the will of community leaders and members to fight for an end to hunger on Staten Island.

We will support the work of our local emergency feeding programs through education, advocacy, and coordination of services as well as support the city, state, and federal positions that advance both sufficient anti-hunger resources as well as an end to hunger itself.

Meetings

The Staten Island Hunger Task Force meets the first Monday every other month starting in January, with a break during the summer.

The next meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 4, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the NYC Human Resources Administration building, 201 Bay St.

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Listen to the SNAP Debate Live!

The Congressional Farm Bill Conference Meeting is being webcast tomorrow, Wednesday, September 5, starting at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. Click here to listen in.

Agriculture Committee Chairmen Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, and Ranking Members Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., announced a public meeting of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Committee on August 22.

“We are pleased to announce a meeting of the full Farm Bill Conference Committee,” Senate and House Agriculture Committee leaders said. “We are committed to working together on a Farm Bill that delivers certainty and predictability to our farmers and families as quickly as possible.”

The Farm Bill Conference Committee is composed of 56 members, including nine Senators and 47 Representatives.

Take Action to Protect SNAP: Fill Your Plate

Ask your clients, volunteers, and staff to write messages to Rep. Donovan on paper plates. Get the plates to Zulma Cruz at Project Hospitality by Sept. 18 so that they can be brought to Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26. For more information, click here.

For sample plates, click here.

For Feeding America's virtual plate, click here.

Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens

Look for food pantries in your ZIP Code:

Note: Please check hours and arrive at least half an hour before the pantry or kitchen closes. Most pantries and kitchens are staffed by volunteers who need to be able to leave on time. Thanks!

Click here for a list of pantries in alphabetical order.

Supported by a generous grant from the Richmond County Savings Foundation.

 
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