Working to End Hunger in America
In the News
New Back to School: Making Breakfast Part of the School Day to Improve Learning and Health
Disaster SNAP: A Program That Works
An Advocate’s Guide to the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
FRAC Facts: Implications of House Budget on Community Eligibility
Addressing Food Insecurity: A Toolkit for Pediatricians
Resolving to End Hunger, Part One: How Family Physicians Are Addressing Food Insecurity
State of the States
Statement by National Anti-Hunger Organizations on Need to Safeguard Federal Nutrition Programs
Protect the Federal Nutrition Programs
On August 14, the nation celebrated the 82nd anniversary of the Social Security program’s creation.
In July, Dr. Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, testified for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging about the value of SNAP in fighting senior food insecurity. The following is adapted from his oral testimony.
Emma Walsh-Alker, a summer intern at FRAC and student at Haverford College, interviewed Dr. Wilder about becoming an anti-hunger advocate.
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Information for sponsors and supporters on evaluating Summer Nutrition Programs. Part of FRAC’s Summer Nutrition Programs Implementation Calendars and Guide.
If your state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program calculates gross income based on a four-week month, ensure that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are calculated the same way.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution sites can partner with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) outreach providers and anti-hunger advocates to help CSFP beneficiaries enroll in SNAP.
During the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama announced a goal of of ending childhood hunger in America by the year 2015. FRAC set out seven essential strategies in Ending Childhood Hunger by 2015: The Essential Strategies for Achieving the President’s Goal. They focus both on improving and expanding the nation’s nutrition programs, and bolstering the economy and strengthening supports for working families in order to move more out of poverty, the root cause of hunger in this country.