This report measures the reach of the Afterschool Nutrition Programs, which include the Afterschool Supper Program and the Afterschool Snack Programs. The Afterschool Supper Program is funded through the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP); the Afterschool Snack Programs are funded through both CACFP and the federal National School Lunch Program (NSLP). This report focuses on participation in October 2019, with comparisons to October 2018, nationally and in each state. Based on a variety of metrics, this report examines trends and the impacts of policies on participation in the programs.
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