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Connect People with FNS Programs

Last Published: 07/13/2015

This is your source for information on how you and your organization can help connect people with FNS programs. Click on the resources below to learn more.

  • Summer Meals Outreach
  • Summer Food Service Program

  • Spreading the word about Summer meals is a great way to help kids get the nutrition they need when school is out. You can learn more from the Summer page and the Summer Toolkit.

  • SNAP Outreach
  • SNAP

    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program,  helps low-income people buy the food, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains, they need for good health.  SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. 

  • At-Risk Afterschool Meals
  • At-Risk Afterschool Meals

  • Learn how you can help connect kids with meals afterschool, on holidays, and on weekends while school is out.

  • Expanding School Breakfast
  • School Breakfast

  • Learn how you can help local schools expand access to their breakfast program with alternatives like breakfast in the classroom or grab-n-go carts.

  • Nutrition and Healthcare

  • FNS is promoting a more comprehensive approach to tackling hunger and understands that by treating hunger as a healthcare issue we are also proactively reducing the frequent need later on for extensive care in our healthcare systems.

  • Military and Veteran Families

  • Members of the military and veterans served our country proudly and we want to inform them that they may be eligible for nutrition assistance to ensure that they and their families have access to nutritious meals.

  • WIC
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

  • Learn how you can help safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk with information on healthy eating and referrals to health care.

  • La Mesa Completa

  • One out of four Latino households is food insecure. To address the needs of this population, FNS has created specialized Spanish language resources.

  • Farm To School
  • Farm To School

  • Find information on how schools and districts have begun to source more foods locally and to provide complementary educational activities to students that emphasize food, farming, and nutrition.

  • MyPlate
  • Myplate

  • Find tips and resources designed to educate on how incorporating the dietary guidelines into your diet can lead to a healthier you.