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The Cost of Raising a Child
The Cost of Raising a Child

Expenditures on Children by Families, also known as the Cost of Raising a Child, estimates the cost of raising children from birth through age 17 for major budgetary components.

Workers sorting emergency food packages
Nutrition Assistance Response in Flint

USDA’s emergency food program in Flint, Michigan, offers a unique response to the city’s lead crisis. 

Man and woman in grocery store vegetable aisle.
More Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

USDA is seeking grant applications for projects to test fruit and vegetable incentives for SNAP participants.

School Lunch scene
Promoting Integrity through Improved Technology

FNS is working to improve efficiency and integrity in its programs with a new grant called the Child Nutrition Technology Innovation Grant.

Infographic - Make A School Lunch Date
Make A School Lunch Date

Making a lunch date to eat with your child at school is a great way to encourage healthy eating habits and support school leaders.

New SNAP E&T Initiatives Aim to Help SNAP Participants Find Jobs
Helping SNAP Participants Find Jobs

SNAP Employment & Training (E&T) initiative provides in-demand job training and skills to low-income and low-skilled individuals.

School blackboard - Super Tracker Lesson Plans for the High School
Think Nutrition as High School Students Return to School

Team Nutrition and CNPP have a variety of resources available to support high school educators guide students on a path to good health.

FNS Disaster Assistance
The Year of the Flood

During any disaster, FNS works with its disaster feeding partners so that survivors will have access to food. 

Food Safety in Schools
Food Safety in Schools

FNS Office of Food Safety is committed to arming school nutrition professionals with the tools they need to prevent and control norovirus outbreaks.

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