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.
School meals are essential to student health and academic success, they support the local economy, and they are critical in the new school year as families may continue to struggle financially due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) enables eligible schools to serve healthy school meals to all students, at no cost to them. CEP removes the application barriers to receiving free school meals, reduces stigma for participating in the program, eliminates unpaid meal debt… the list goes on!
This Back-to-School Meal Service Toolkit has been designed to help you plan for the 2020-2021 school year, as we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. It includes detailed information about current waivers, financial recovery and recommended meal service models.
For those thinking about starting a mobile program, this toolkit provides a thoughtful set of questions to evaluate community need as well as organizational capacity to implement this service model. For those who are already running mobile programs, the toolkit provides detailed guidance, tips and best practices to support your work.
Use this checklist to learn about the actions you can take as a mayor to end childhood hunger.