Food Research & Action Center Names New President

WASHINGTON, January 16, 2020 — FRAC’s Board of Directors has selected Luis Guardia to serve as it’s new president, effective March 1, 2020. Guardia, who most recently served as the Chief Business and Financial Services Officer at Global Impact and Chief Operating Officer at the ONE Campaign, will bring 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and a wealth of expertise in advocacy, health care, international development, philanthropy, and public media to FRAC.

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.