Citi Bike Offering Free Month Of Membership For NYCHA Residents, SNAP RecipientsCiti Bike is offering a free month of membership to New Yorkers who live in public housing or receive food stamps.
Food Stamps And Online Grocery Shopping About To MixA two-year government pilot program has launched to allow low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online.
Westchester To Distribute February SNAP Benefits EarlyPeople on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - or SNAP, the program once called food stamps - can receive their February benefits now, two weeks early, instead of waiting until next month.
Food Bank For NYC Says Need For Emergency Food Remains HighThe Food Bank for New York City says the need for emergency food remains "staggeringly'' high in the wake of cuts to the nation's food stamp program.
Action Against Hunger Food Drive Working To Put Food On The Table Of Those In NeedTo combat hunger in New Jersey, North Jersey Media Group Foundation will be holding its 23rd annual Action Against Hunger food drive on October 5, from noon to 4 p.m.
Dolan In Letter: Attempt May Be Coming To Link My Name To Bad PublicityIn a letter issued just before he went to Rome this week, Timothy Cardinal Dolan warned that his name could be connected with some bad publicity regarding his home archdiocese of St. Louis.
NYC Food Bank Use Skyrockets Following SNAP Cuts, Report SaysMore and more New Yorkers have been reaching out to soup kitchens to feed their families, new research showed Wednesday.
Cut To Food Stamp Benefits Hitting New YorkersNearly two million New Yorkers have lost an average of $29 a month due to cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.
New York Food Stamp Families Adjust As Benefit Cuts Kick InFor many New York families the reduction in benefits will mean finding other ways to put food on the table.
Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary DrinksThe mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it's "time to test and evaluate approaches limiting'' the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.
Sen. Chris Murphy Finishes Five Days On Food StampsFor five days, Murphy existed on a meager daily diet consisting mainly of ramen noodles, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, and a banana.
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Newark Mayor Booker Continues Food Stamp Challenge, Notes Difficulty Of Finding Healthy FoodMayor Booker said he has quickly learned that it is hard to eat healthy on what averages out to just over $4 per day in food.
NY Food Truck Lunch: Chicavocado Dog From Snap!Sweet relish, chopped onions, a pickle spear, two tomato wedges, two sport peppers, yellow mustard, and a dash of celery salt. That's the Chicago way.