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  • Toolkit

    Intended to help WIC partners spread awareness about the new WIC food packages and promote the fruit and vegetable increases, FRAC’s 2024 WIC Food Packages Outreach Toolkit offers customizable social media posts, graphics, and print materials for you to share.

    Download the Toolkit
  • Guide

    FRAC and the Southern Economic Advancement Project teamed up to provide this guide for advocates to the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (Summer EBT) Program. Find key information on implementation, including flexibilities and aid that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing to states to ease the administration burden. 

    Read the guide
  • Report

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) empowers program participants to make choices about what food is right for them. Through SNAP, people with lived experience of hunger and poverty can make decisions for themselves and their families, and use their purchasing power to make those decisions without shame or stigma. Learn why protecting SNAP choice is so urgent in FRAC’s latest research brief. 

    Read the research brief
  • Report

    School meals are an important tool for combatting childhood food insecurity, yet far too many children missed out on the nutrition they need for their health and learning with the expiration of the pandemic-era nationwide waivers that allowed schools to offer school meals to all students at no charge, according to FRAC’s latest report. Learn more in The Reach of School Breakfast and Lunch During the 2022–2023 School Year.

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Hunger & Health
The Role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Improving Health and Well-Being
SNAP’s role in improving health is crucially important, given the high rates of food insecurity, obesity, and diet-related chronic disease in the nation. Furthermore, leading scholars, economists, and health professionals recognize SNAP’s impacts on health and well-being.