Each year, the USDA recognizes new, innovative practices for improving the reach and impact of SFSP and suggests community partners who might be able help. This year the focus is working within hospitals and health care centers.
While more than 60 percent of children in Florida qualify for free or reduced lunch, only about 9 percent participate in feeding programs. However, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida is able provide breakfast and lunch to more than 3,000 children a day.
That’s why Kellogg Company is proud to partner with Feeding America’s School Pantry program. This innovative program helps to set up food pantries that are conveniently located on-site at schools for families of students in need.
Every parent never wants to say “We can’t have lunch today. We don’t have anything to eat.” School breakfast and lunch programs provide meals to food insecure kids but what happens when school is out in the summer?