Data Analysis Reveals that Millions of Households with Seniors Rely on SNAP to Stave Off Hunger

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2018 — One in 10 households with seniors (age 60+) participated in SNAP), on average each year between 2012–2016. This is according to new interactive tools from FRAC, in collaboration with AARP Foundation. These first-of-their-kind interactive maps and accompanying tables show the share of all households with seniors that participated in SNAP nationally, in each state, and among the nation’s 3,142 counties.

Significant Gains Made in Afterschool Supper Participation, but Demand for Quality Afterschool Programs Still Outstrips Supply

WASHINGTON, October 10, 2018 — More than 1.2 million low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in October 2017, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation. The report analyzes participation data in the federal Afterschool Supper Program and Afterschool Snack Program, nationally and by state.