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Food and Nutrition Programs

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USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Provides resources on government and private programs that help alleviate hunger and food insecurity.

Share Our Strength.

Links to a campaign to provide kids in need with nutritious food and teaches their families how to cook healthy, affordable meals.

Meals on Wheels.

Contains information on a national organization of community-based senior nutrition programs providing over one million meals each day.

Food Research and Action Center.

Gives information about efforts to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and under nutrition in the United States. Includes materials about state and federal initiatives.

Feeding America.

Covers programs designed to provide food to Americans struggling with hunger, places for children to have a meal, emergency assistance for disaster victims, and low-income adults.

DHHS. Administration on Aging.

Lists federally-funded food programs that provide meals and related nutrition services to older people in group settings such as senior centers or by delivery to those who are homebound due to illness, disability, or geographic isolation.

USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Describes programs funded by USDA to perform research, education, and extension work to study and support the ways that people have access to enough food for an active, healthy life.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Presents information on USDA's programs that provide foods to low-income households on Indian reservations and to Native American families in designated areas near reservations and in the state of Oklahoma.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Organizes resources on USDA's efforts to supply food products to government nutrition programs such as the National School Lunch Program.

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Gives an overview of the USDA programs that help fight hunger and obesity by reimbursing organizations such as schools, child care centers, and after-school programs for providing healthy meals to children. Describes initiatives including the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Care Food Program, the Summer Food Service Program, the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, and the Special Milk Program.