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Significant Gains Made in Afterschool Supper Participation, but Demand for Quality Afterschool Programs Still Outstrips Supply
More than 1.2 million low-income children benefited from afterschool suppers on an average weekday in October 2017, an 11 percent increase from the previous year, according to the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report. The report analyzes participation data in the federal Afterschool Supper Program and Afterschool Snack Program, nationally and by state.
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Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation

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Oct 10, 2018
Clarissa Hayes

FRAC’s Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report released this week finds that in October 2017, 1.2 million children received an afterschool supper, an 11 percent increase from October 2016, and 1.6 million children received a snack on an average weekday. More than 46,000 afterschool programs provided a supper, a snack, or both through the Afterschool Nutrition Programs in October 2017.

Oct 02, 2018
Randy Rosso

Despite benefits generally agreed to be inadequate for a healthy diet through the month, SNAP helps lift millions out of poverty by increasing their purchasing power to afford adequate food. That’s according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), an annual report released by the Census Bureau. In September, the Census Bureau released the SPM as well as its report on income and poverty in the U.S., and the U.S. Department of Agriculture published the latest national rates of food insecurity. Collectively, the statistics vividly demonstrate how critical it is to continue to protect SNAP from proposed cuts.

Sep 26, 2018
Amirio Freeman

As the number of Americans who are 60 and older increases, far too many seniors struggle with hunger and food insecurity. In the U.S., 1 in 10 households with seniors face food insecurity. Recently, six anti-hunger advocates from around the nation participated in FRAC’s State Leadership Workshop on Senior Hunger, which was generously funded by The Retirement Research Foundation, to identify strategies for ending senior hunger.

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