FRAC and More Than 600 National, State, and Local Organizations Urge Congress to Continue WIC Funding, Avert a Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2023 — The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) and over 600 national and state organizations signed a letter in a unified plea to Congress to immediately pass a Continuing Resolution that will avert a government shutdown and protect funding for federal nutrition programs, especially the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), to ensure the program can continue providing all who are eligible with the nutrition they need without interruption.