What started as an escape from the COVID-19 pandemic has blossomed into the rollout of a school-based farming club.
The new Budding Farmers Grow Club is an agriculture-based extracurricular activity aimed at engaging children in discovering the ins and outs of planting, growing and caring for agricultural outputs from the farm to the table.
After the government declined to extend meal benefits for children, England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford began collecting donations from businesses and citizens.
Families haven’t had to prove their income in recent months, but the Trump administration hasn’t extended that flexibility.
The Brookings Institution found an increase in child hunger during the coronavirus pandemic
Maryland families who are impacted by the loss of free or reduced-price school meals during the mandated school closure are getting additional funds for food purchases
In Washington DC, schools continue to provide meals for students during coronavirus pandemic closures
In county where every child qualifies for free school meals, a superintendent embarks on a project – driving 6,000 meals a day
Starbucks Foundation and Feeding America have teamed up with food banks to help fill the summer meal gap with mobile food pantries.
In Madison County, Kentucky, there are several summer feeding programs ready to lend a helping hand — the Madison County Schools’ Summer Food Service Program and Berea Kids Eat by Grow Appalachia and Berea College – to young people experiencing hunger.