No Kid Hungry is committed to ensuring that program sponsors, community partners, and advocates have the resources and tools they need to ensure all kids have the food they need to thrive. We’ve highlighted several current resources below, including resources specifically for New York schools and families.
To access our full national resource library, visit our Center for Best Practices website.
Learn about how school meals are essential to student health and academic success, and how supporting school meals means supporting the local economy.
This resource traces the path of the funding that supports school breakfast and lunch from Congress to cafeteria. It also answers common questions that advocates and elected officials have about how the programs work.
Compare three options for providing universal free school meals: the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), Provision 2, and non-pricing.
This online guide from No Kid Hungry features ready-to-use activities and tools to help make school meal programs more student-centered. Within it are assets like a survey question library, QR code generator, customizable logos and more to help you engage students and caregivers.
Hunger Solutions New York and No Kid Hungry New York have created this toolkit to help school districts communicate with families about the importance of completing free and reduced-price (F/RP) applications or alternative income forms.
This toolkit was created to help you get the word out to students and families about school meals. It includes both ready to use and customizable social media assets to help you quickly and easily communicate with students and families. The graphics and sample language can also be used in newsletters, on flyers or in emails.
This resource outlines strategies designed to help you maximize the benefits of CEP by increasing your Identified Student Percentage (ISP), managing program costs, generating revenue with savvy business practices, and improving meal participation rates.
This toolkit has downloadable and customized social media graphics, banners, posters and more for you to use to spread the word about free school meals for all students in your district.
This toolkit helps get the word out about SNAP in school settings. It features customizable scripts, website blurbs, webpage buttons, outreach materials, social media posts and graphics in English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Tagalog, and Vietnamese.