Hungry Children Can’t Wait: Congress Must Act Quickly to Pass Critical Legislation

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2022 – The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) commends the bi-partisan legislation introduced today by Senate Agriculture Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) and House Education and Labor Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ranking Member Virginia Foxx (R-NC), to help support children, families, schools, and child care providers as they struggle to recover from the fallout of the pandemic.

FRAC’s Community Eligibility Report Highlights Value of Healthy School Meals for All, Supporting Need to Extend Child Nutrition Waivers

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2022 — The Food Research & Action Center’s (FRAC) Community Eligibility: The Key to Hunger-Free Schools, School Year 2021–2022 report released today found that 33,000 schools nationwide adopted the provision which allows high-need schools to offer free breakfast and lunch to all students, during the 2021-2022 school year.