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Child Nutrition Reauthorization Now Law

As reported by the Food Research and Action Center, President Obama signed into law the new Child Nutrition Reauthorization law on December 14th. Titled The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, it broadens the Afterschool Meal Program to cover all 50 states … Continue reading

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FRAC Releases New Findings On U.S. Hunger

The Food Research and Action Center reported today that nearly one in five households report an inability to afford enough food, and the the SNAP Benefit boost is keeping the food hardship rate from skyrocketing even further. Almost 18 percent … Continue reading

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41.8 Million Americans Received SNAP/Food Stamps In July 2010

The Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) reports that in July 2010, SNAP/Food Stamps participation set a new record: 41,836,330 persons, an increase of 560,873 individuals from July 2010, the prior record level, and an increase of more than 6.2 … Continue reading

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All Children Deserve Access To Nutritious Food!

via Florida Impact on Twitter: All Children deserve access to nutritious food! Pass H.R. 5504. NO cuts to SNAP. Sign the Florida Paper Plate Campaign. http://ht.ly/2LWZS

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Keep The Heat On Congress To Get It Right

The Food Resource and Action Center has compiled a list of resources to help individuals and organizations to continue push for passage of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act without reducing future SNAP benefits. Here’s the link to download their PDF: … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts, Economy Affected Summer Meal Programs

Initial reports and research show that 73,000 fewer kids each day were fed by nutrition programs, per the Food Resource and Action Center. Here’s a link they provided to the Education Week article: http://ht.ly/2vbfc

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