Topic: Hunger

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

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.

Tags: Hunger

President’s FY 2019 Budget Will Make Hunger and Poverty Worse in America

The president’s FY 2019 budget eviscerates one of the nation’s most successful programs, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (SNAP). The mind-boggling hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of cuts, if adopted, will mean much more hunger and poverty, worsened health, decreased ability of children to do well in school, and lower productivity for America.

Tags: Hunger, SNAP