With only a few months left in the 2012-2013 school year, it's a good time to start outreach for participation in summer meal programs. Use the resources in the Summer Nutrition Programs section – including the Summer Nutrition Toolkit and the State Summer Outreach Materials Clearinghouse - to help make sure children fed and active when school is out.
April 10, 2013: President Obama’s FY2014 Budget Supports Nutrition Programs; Includes Continued ARRA Boost. See FRAC analysis (pdf).
April 4, 2013: Sen. Gillibrand urges colleagues to sign letter supporting SNAP. (pdf)
See also Gillibrand's Dear Colleague letter (pdf).
February 28, 2013: More than One in Six Americans Report Inability to Afford Enough Food
February 1, 2013: USDA Issues Proposed Rule on Snack Foods and Beverages Sold in Schools