FRAC’s live-feed provides updates on how federal nutrition programs are responding to meet the needs of those affected by recent natural disasters.
First Harvey, then Irma, now Maria – these colossal hurricanes hit Texas, Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and beyond with an impact that will be felt for months, if not years to come. These record-breaking disasters have already overturned the lives of millions, and the full extent of Maria’s destruction remains to be seen. The survivors of these disasters will have a lot of challenges to contend with, but hunger should not be one of them.
Research clearly demonstrates that school breakfast programs improve students’ academic performance and health. But what does that look like in real life?
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- Conference Call
Find a selection of FRAC conference call recordings on the Conference Call and Webinar Recordings page.Find out more
Find a selection of FRAC webinar recordings on the Conference Call and Webinar Recordings page.Find out more
“The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – known as WIC – provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children with nutritious foods, nutrition education, and improved access to health care in order to prevent nutrition-related health problems in pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.”Download the infographic
- Interactive Data Tool
This interactive map provides food insecurity rates among households with seniors age 60+, by state, on average over 2014-2016. Also includes an interactive, searchable table of senior household food insecurity rates by state.Find out more