More than 3,000 Organizations Demonstrate Their Support to Safeguard the Federal Nutrition Programs in a Letter to President Trump and Congress
The letter urges ensuring a strong and effective national nutrition safety net for vulnerable, low-income individuals and families. See current list of signers.
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- 2018 Farm Bill letter to House and Senate Budget and Appropriations CommitteesFRAC is proud to have played a leadership role in developing and garnering support for this letter (pdf) urging the House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees not to “hinder development and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill with further cuts.”
- SNAP Support Letters - 115th Congress: An Open Letter to...Congress and the Administration
- Three thousand organizations call on Congress to protect and strengthen nutrition programs.
- Agriculture/conservation/food and nutrition groups urge Congress not to make budget cuts to the agriculture and nutrition programs.
- The National Anti-Hunger Organizations (NAHO) letter asks Congress and the Administration to safeguard and protect all federal nutrition programs.
- The SAVE (Strengthening America’s Value and Economy) for All letter advocates for economic fairness, asking Congress and the Administration to prioritize the funding needs of programs serving vulnerable families and individuals.
- The California letter details why the federal nutrition programs are so critical and the severe consequences of cutting the funding for these programs.
- The Massachusetts letter outlines who benefits from the federal nutrition programs and why protecting and defending the current structure of the programs is so important.
- The New York letter addresses how vital access to the federal nutrition programs are and urges the New York delegation to protect the programs from any structural changes.
Recent Publications & DataSee More Resources
This report provides a status report on community eligibility implementation nationally and across the states and the District of Columbia in the 2016–2017 school year, based on school and school district participation and enrollment in community eligibility schools.Read the report
Child and Adult Care Food Program: Average Daily Participation, Meals Served, and Cash Reimbursements, FY 2016Read the report
This toolkit provides guidance to principals in how to effectively partner with their school nutrition department to bring “grab-and-go” breakfast, second-chance breakfast, or breakfast in the classroom programs to their schools.Learn more
Information for sponsors and supporters on establishing logistics for this year’s Summer Nutrition Programs. Part of FRAC’s Summer Nutrition Programs Implementation Calendars and Guide.Download the toolkit
This is a guest blog by Wendy Y. Robinson, Ed.D., superintendent of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Community Schools.
This is the third in a three-part series by guest blogger Janet Poppendieck, author and Professor Emerita of Sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York, on the history of the School Breakfast Program.
This is the second in a three-part series by guest blogger Janet Poppendieck, author and Professor Emerita of Sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York, on the history of the School Breakfast Program.