During an unexpected school closure, schools can leverage their participation in one of USDA’s summer meal programs to provide meals at no cost to students. Use this interactive map to help families find sites for summer meal distribution.
Encourage families to take this Benefits.gov online survey to find government programs and supports they may be eligible to receive.
Afterschool meal and snack programs allow educational and enrichment programs to provide kids with the nutrition they need. No Kid Hungry is committed to supporting existing programs, increasing participation and making meals available year-round.
The Food Research & Action Center provides the information on Summer Nutrition Programs, which fills a nutrition gap during the summer by providing free meals and snacks to children who might otherwise go hungry. For support in implementing a Summer…
Schools can help ensure that all eligible families apply for free or reduced-price school meals. Families may not know that they can apply for school meals any time during the school year
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age…
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) has a database to help users get connected with resources that provide eligible, low-income families with monthly benefits for purchasing food.
WhyHunger has a database of community-based organizations and emergency food providers who are actively working to improving the health of their communities and build the movement to end hunger and poverty.
The National Hunger Hotline, a resource of Hunger Free America, connects callers with emergency food providers in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.
Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, has a searchable network of food banks to find local food resources near you.