Annual Scorecard Reveals More Low-Income Children Start Their Day with a Healthy School Breakfast; Too Many Still Missing Out

WASHINGTON, February 13, 2018 — More low-income children across the country are getting the nutrition they need to learn and thrive by participating in the School Breakfast Program, according to FRAC’s annual School Breakfast Scorecard. The evidence is overwhelming that efforts to increase school breakfast participation pay off — less hunger, better test scores, and improved student health.

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Free Online Course to Help Health Care Providers Address Senior Hunger

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2018 — FRAC and the AARP Foundation have released a free, online course for health care and community-based providers on the extent of senior hunger and the solutions that exist to solve it. The course provides training on how to screen older adults for food insecurity, and information on how to connect food-insecure patients to key nutrition resources.