How Afterschool Meals Reach Kids

Last year, over 170 million meals were served to kids after their school day ended, powering them through homework, tutoring, sports, and other afterschool activities. For too many children, that was their last healthy meal of the day. The At-Risk Afterschool Meals component of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), also known as the Afterschool Meals Program, makes this possible. Here’s the path that the funding takes from Congress to kids’ plates.

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