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  • Toolkit

    This toolkit, from FRAC and the AARP Foundation, offers practical tips and examples to help organizations of all sizes address food insecurity in all types of communities with a goal of increasing senior SNAP participation. The toolkit walks through the basics of SNAP, and then provides practical resources to help organizations craft successful programs of education, outreach, and application assistance. It includes real examples of collateral and messages that have worked in communities across the nation, and offers strategies on how to measure success.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Education have adopted policies so that individual income data is no longer needed for districts with community eligibility schools to participate in federal programs. But some states continue to require this data to determine state education funding allocations, and some districts choose to collect this data for other purposes, including monitoring student achievement or determining who receives waivers from school district fees.

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  • Report

    This report highlights the experiences of 105 secondary school principals from 67 districts that have integrated breakfast as a part of the school day by implementing a breakfast after the bell program, and provides insights into program benefits and best practices regarding how to launch a similar program. From the Food Research & Action Center and National Association of Secondary School Principals.

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  • Chart

    SNAP Monthly Data for October 2016 – 1-Month Change, 1-Year Change, 5-Year Change, and State-by-State Analysis

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Understanding Hunger
Palm Beach County Hunger Relief Plan
Recognizing the unacceptable consequences of local hunger, United Way of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, backed by a group of 183 organizations, convened the Hunger Relief Project and identified the need to create a comprehensive plan to reduce local hunger.

FRAC and the University of South Carolina (USC) Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities were commissioned to create this Hunger Relief Plan.