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  • Guide

    FRAC has created this guide to share the options available to school districts and community partners to serve meals, answer commonly asked questions, and share best practices.

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  • Interactive Data Tool

    A list of state website responding to covid-19 and school meal sites.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued the first set of nationwide child nutrition program waivers based on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The three nationwide waivers will support Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) providers and programs in maintaining access to nutritious meals for children in the current COVID-19 public health emergency.

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  • Fact Sheet

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program, an important opportunity to provide nutritional resources to families who are losing access to free or reduced-price school meals as school across the country close in response to COVID-19. This resource provides information on the program and helpful information for implementation, including helpful resources.

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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.