Nutrition Programs

Introduction

The USDA provides crucial nutrition assistance to American families. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, the USDA is helping to reduce hunger among low-income households, children, and seniors.

The National School Lunch Program provides nutritious lunches to U.S. schoolchildren, and it has helped to feed millions of children in many impoverished nations around the world.

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The Food Commodity Gift Program offers surplus USDA foods to hunger-relief organizations that provide food to households with low incomes, children in schools and daycare centers, the elderly and senior citizens, and people with disabilities.

  • The program helps feed hungry Americans by providing nutritious food that otherwise would go to waste.
  • It helps protect the environment by reducing the amount of wasted food that ends up in landfills or incinerators.
  • It supports American farmers by keeping their crops from going unused after they have been harvested.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program provides food commodities to states, which distribute directly to eligible recipient agencies serving low-income households.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program provides food commodities to states, which distribute directly to eligible recipient agencies serving low-income households. The program is authorized by the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program is a Federal program that provides food assistance to low-income people in a crisis and helps them maintain their independence by supplementing the diets of needy Americans when they experience short-term financial emergencies (such as unemployment).

Nutrition Programs encompass federal initiatives designed to improve nutrition at various life stages and for special populations.

Nutrition Programs encompass federal initiatives designed to improve nutrition at various life stages and for special populations. These programs include the National School Lunch Program, the Emergency Food Assistance Program, the Food Commodity Gift Program, and Nutrition Programs for Special Populations.

Supporting us on our mission is essential to making a difference in the lives of American families each year.

Our mission is to fight hunger and improve nutrition, especially among children and families. Every day, we work with local food banks, food pantries, and other charitable organizations to provide food to hungry people.

We invite you to join our fight against hunger by supporting Feeding America through your charitable donations or volunteerism. Your support helps us provide food for over 25 million people every year!

Conclusion

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