Latest Report

Annual Scorecard Reveals More Low-Income Children Start Their Day with a Healthy School Breakfast; Too Many Still Missing Out
More low-income children across the country are getting the nutrition they need to learn and thrive by participating in the School Breakfast Program, according to FRAC’s annual School Breakfast Scorecard.
School Breakfast
Efforts to increase school breakfast participation pay off — less hunger, better test scores, and improved student health.


Feb 23, 2018
Maris Feeley

While nothing will compare to sharing advocacy experiences with 1,000+ of your peers, you can tune in to a handful of video livestreams out of the 44 conference sessions available.

Feb 21, 2018
Guest Author

This guest blog is provided by the Hunger-Free Leadership Institute (H-FLI) through Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, an organization that raises awareness about hunger, gives people access to food, and advocates for systemic change to end hunger.

Recent Publications & Data

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  • Report

    FRAC’s first-ever report on the Afterschool Nutrition Programs measures how many children had access to afterschool suppers and snacks in October 2016, nationally and in each state.

    The report found that nearly 1.1 million low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers in October 2016, up from just 200,000 in October 2011.

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  • Interactive Data Tool

    State of the States: Profiles of Hunger, Poverty, and Federal Nutrition Programs

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  • Interactive Data Tool

    Data profiles are available for every state and for the nation as a whole, and are designed to help states measure how they are faring in using key public nutrition programs to reduce hunger and improve the health and economic security of low-income families.

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  • Report

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of the crown jewels of U.S. public policy. More than 40 million children, parents working at low wages, seniors, people with disabilities, veterans, members of the active duty military, unemployed working-age adults, and others receive SNAP in an average month.

    This report outlines the numerous benefits of SNAP, how attacks on the program are directed at much of America’s population, why the proposals to restrict SNAP foods are misplaced, and policy solutions that exist to improve SNAP beneficiaries’ health.

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