Feeding America supports a variety of federal programs that help feed Americans struggling with hunger. In addition to anti-hunger programs, Feeding America also works on federal tax policies that help get more food to food banks.
However, we realize it may seem a bit like alphabet soup with so many program acronyms. Let us help you decode it.
|Acronym||Full Name||Brief Description||Moms & Kids||Fostering Nutrition||Senior Hunger||Supplying Foodbanks|
|SNAP||Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program||Provides timely, targeted, and temporary benefits to low-income Americans to buy groceries.|
|The Emergency Food Assistance Program||Provides USDA commodities to families in need of short-term hunger relief through emergency food providers like food banks.|
|CSFP||The Commodity Supplemental Food Program||Provides food assistance for low-income seniors with a monthly package of healthy USDA commodities.|
|CACFP||The Child and Adult Care Food Program||Provides nutritious meals and snacks to children and adults in designated child and adult care centers.|
|NSLP||The National School Lunch Program||Provides nutritionally balanced lunch to qualified children each school day.|
|SBP||The School Breakfast Program||Provides nutritionally balanced breakfast to qualified children each school day.|
|SFSP||The Summer Food Service Program||Provides free meals and snacks to low-income children during the summer months.|
|WIC||Women, Infants, and Children||Provides nutritious foods and nutrition education for low-income, at risk women, infants.|