Food Research & Action Center Endorses the CARE for Kids Act

WASHINGTON, November 6, 2019 — FRAC supports the Caregivers Access and Responsible Expansion for Kids Act of 2019, or the CARE for Kids Act, introduced by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill would help support children being raised by grandparents or extended family members by ensuring automatic access to free school breakfast and lunch.

More Can be Done to Feed Hungry Children After School

WASHINGTON, October 23, 2019 — More than 1.3 million children benefited from afterschool suppers at school- and community-based programs on an average weekday in October 2018. This was a 10.4 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report, released today by FRAC.