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  • Report

    This annual analysis looks at school breakfast participation and policies in 75 large school districts across the country to evaluate successful practices in reaching more low-income children with school breakfast. It is a companion report to the School Breakfast Scorecard.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The president’s fiscal year 2019 budget does not propose any direct changes to the federally funded Afterschool Meal and Snack Programs. These child nutrition programs, like the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs and the Summer Nutrition Programs, are federal entitlement programs and are not part of the president’s proposal for the discretionary budget. The proposed budget does, however, zero out funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC), the largest federal funding source for operations of afterschool and summer programs.

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  • Report

    This annual report analyzes participation in the School Breakfast Program among low-income children nationally and in each state and the District of Columbia for the 2016-2017 school year. The report also features best practices for increasing participation in the program, including breakfast after the bell models and community eligibility.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is an important source of nutritious foods and nutrition education for many pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to age five in low-income families. The program provides a monthly package of WIC checks that can be used in the grocery store to buy specific healthy foods. NOTE: This document was published in 2009 and is part of the Resource Library for its citation in this recently updated resource: Impact of the Revised WIC Food Packages on Nutrition Outcomes and the Retail Food Environment.

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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.