What a radically changed U.S., in a matter of a few weeks. A bright spot in and for our industry – we are helping feed school children. The need is great, and the team at E S Foods along with our plants, vendors, and partners, are working hard to maximize our ability to reach more students.
It’s that time of year when the kids are back-to-school lining up for school breakfasts and school lunches.But what about AFTER SCHOOL? After School Meals Programs are gearing up across the country to feed more hungry children.
Last week the House passed S. 3307 “The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act.” This comprehensive legislation will have a significant impact on the lives of hungry children in our country. Improvements to certification and the additional funding will help reach more children and improve foods available to children.
A recent notice sent to States includes an explanation of how resources under the TANF Emergency Fund provided by the Recovery Act can be used to cover portions of costs associated with running a summer food service site that are not otherwise reimbursed.