ON THE HILL
- 2018 Farm Bill letter to House and Senate Budget and Appropriations CommitteesFRAC is proud to have played a leadership role in developing and garnering support for this letter (pdf) urging the House and Senate Budget and Appropriations Committees not to “hinder development and passage of the 2018 Farm Bill with further cuts.”
- SNAP Support Letters
Community Voices – Why Nutrition Assistance Matters
The Center for American Progress, the Coalition on Human Needs, Witnesses to Hunger, the Food Research & Action Center, Feeding America, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joined together to launch a national campaign that asked individuals across the country to share their personal experiences with the nation’s nutrition assistance programs. This booklet is a result of that call to action.
Recent Publications & DataSee More Resources
Summer is finally here which means that you should be implementing your outreach plan and working out the kinks to your summer nutrition operations that naturally arise at the beginning of the year.Read more
- Advocacy Tool
This guide highlights best practices at the state and local levels to establish unpaid meal fee policies that protect children from stigma, ensure that eligible children are certified for free and reduced-price school meals, and make certain that children get the nutrition necessary to learn at school.Find out more
- Fact Sheet
The Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 required the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make significant nutrition improvements in federally-funded school meals, as well as to improve the overall quality of the food sold at school.Read more
FACT: 99 Percent of All School Districts Have Implemented the School Nutrition Standards
FACT: Parents Support the New School Nutrition Standards
FACT: More Low-Income Students Participate in School Meals
FACT: Children Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
Imagine having to choose between food, medicine, and other basic necessities.
It’s National Women’s Health Week! In the conversation surrounding women’s health — from lifestyles to legislation — FRAC is recognizing the gendered impact of food insecurity. Join the conversation online with #NWHW.
May is Older Americans Month – an opportunity to raise awareness of important issues facing adults 50 and above across the nation.