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Feeding low-income children when school is out

Gordon, Anne

Feeding low-income children when school is out

the Summer Food Service Program : executive summary

by Gordon, Anne

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Summer Food Service Program (U.S.) -- Evaluation.,
  • Summer Food Service Program (U.S.) -- Management.,
  • School children -- Food -- United States.,
  • Children -- Nutrition.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFeeding low income children when school is out, the Summer Food Service Program., Summer Food Service Program.
    StatementAnne Gordon, Ronette Briefel.
    SeriesFood Assistance and Nutrition Research report -- no. 30.
    ContributionsBriefel, Ronette R., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service., Mathematica Policy Research, inc., Food Assistance & Nutrition Research (Program : U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16053440M

    School Nutrition Foundation The School Nutrition Foundation is dedicated to financial aid, education, professional development, and research in school food service - resources that equip School Nutrition Association members to efficiently serve nutritious meals to millions of school children each year. Children living independently, living with a spouse, or in group quarters are excluded from these data. School feeding programs are very context-specific, and each community's program must be altered based on the demographics, geography, and other patterns within and outside of schools. Dollar General Grant Programs The Dollar General Grant Programs support nonprofit organizations in the communities in 27 states where company stores are located.

    Who can sponsor SFSP? SFSP provides an opportunity to continue a child's physical and social development while providing nutritious meals during long vacation periods from school. Adolescent mental health in the United States. There are 16 in the Grand Rapids area, some near Crookston and in Moorhead. During the summer, volunteers pack hundreds of bag lunches for some of the nearly 46, kids in the county who qualify for free or reduced-priced meals during the school year. Their goal is to make information on contemporary art and cultural issues available to all.

    The school, which is in a middle-class area, is not where one would expect to find hungry kids. For additional information, visit the Packard Foundation. Without a high school diploma, students have a limited earning potential compared to those with a high school or college diploma. I don't like bagels.


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Children whose parent identified them as Hispanic were categorized as Hispanic, regardless of their reported race.

Feeding kids when parents, schools can't

Sponsors provide free meals to a group of children at a central site, such as a school or a community center. The school, which is in a middle-class area, is not where one would expect to find hungry kids.

However, criticisms of school meals' impacts on nutrition stem from the idea that increased nutrition through school meals is only a temporary fix and does not target the underlying causes of malnutrition, such as high food prices and poor food distribution systems that prevent food security.

The demographic findings in this fact sheet were calculated using more complex versions of the federal poverty measure — the thresholds issued by the U. What Can We Do?

Meals are served free to any child at the open site. Camps and sites that primarily serve migrant children may be approved to serve up to three meals to each child, each day. Many sponsors would welcome such an arrangement.

Part-year or part-time employment is defined as either working less than 50 weeks in the previous year or less than 35 hours per week.

See general information about how to correct material in RePEc. School feeding program results are often context-specific, but lessons from a variety of communities can help evaluate school feeding program effectiveness.

But improvements during the school years don't help families during the summer. Among the findings are the following: 1 around 70 percent of sponsors expected that SFSP reimbursements would not cover all their costs; 2 all state agencies reported conducting outreach to attract new participants; 3 staff at all levels most frequently cited lack of transportation as a barrier to children's participation; 4 on average, SFSP meals provided a least one-quarter of the Recommended Daily Allowances for most key nutrients at breakfast, and at least one-third for energy and key nutrients at lunch and supper; and 5 children wasted an average of about one-third of the calories and nutrients they were served.

Strive addresses the pervasive issues of poverty that affect youth in the Watts community of South Los Angeles by providing an academy-par learning environment. The Foundation concentrates grantmaking in four areas: to assure that all Americans have access to quality health care at reasonable cost; to improve the quality of care and support for people with chronic health conditions; to promote healthy communities and lifestyles; and to reduce the personal, social, and economic harm caused by substance abuse: tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs.

How many meals do participants receive each day? Students from low-income families are five times more likely to drop out of school than students from higher income families.

Martin and friends began Lisa Libraries as a memorial to a friend. Paul, school leaders are combining food pantry night with a family dinner -- and nutrition classes.

Adolescent mental health in the United States. Full-time, year-round employment is defined as working at least 50 weeks in the previous year and 35 hours or more per week for more than half the year. Most grants are awarded for a one-year period. Parents can either have no employment in the previous year, part-year or part-time employment, or full-time, year-round employment.

Advocates say adequate nutrition can lead children to better lifelong eating habits and improved behavior and focus in school. The rules would increase the availability of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat milk while cutting the amount of sodium and saturated fat.

Free meals for Washington kids who need them when school is out

Share this on:. Chapter 2 presents a statistical portrait of the SFSP in that covers the characteristics of the state agencies, sponsors, and sites that operated the program.

The right supportive academic environment for a child can have a positive impact on the whole family. Schwarz, S. The books these programs receive must become the personal property of the children. The programs address a problem that many don't know about: Some kids, especially those who rely on school lunch programs during the week, have a hard time finding enough to eat when they're away from school.

It would reduce the availability of traditional school lunch staples such as pizza and french fries. Apply at least one month before materials are needed.The meals are part of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which aims to feed low-income children and teenagers who often rely on free or reduced-price school lunches and go Author: Elise Takahama.

The School Nutrition Foundation is dedicated to financial aid, education, professional development, and research in school food service - resources that equip School Nutrition Association members to efficiently serve nutritious meals to millions of school children each year.

For more information, visit the School Nutrition Foundation page. Mar 02,  · Check Out WIC – If the Kids are Age Five or Under. WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. This program provides services for low-income, pregnant, breast-feeding and postpartum women.

WIC also serves infants and children up to age 5 who are at risk for poor nutrition. If you're eligible, you'll receive. Dec 29,  · Nonprofit Fights Illiteracy By Getting Books To Kids Who Need Them For kids to be exposed to reading, families have to have books to read to.

Apr 02,  · Children in low-income families suffer social exclusion and a sense of shame because they do not have enough food to eat, according to research published by Author: Sally Weale.

Jun 03,  · Children who grow up in stressful environments tend to have more emotional and behavioral problems, making the transition to school problematic. Yet, as Tough points out, more than 50 percent of school-aged kids are now coming from low-income families, without the optimal cognitive or emotional development to succeed as students.