Summer Nutrition Programs exist to close the gap for low-income families when the school year – and access to school breakfast and lunch – ends. Yet participation in Texas is down, with the state providing summer lunch to fewer than 1 out of every 10 children who participated in school lunch.
Read Food Research and Action Center‘s latest report to learn more:
This report measures the reach of the Summer Nutrition Programs in July 2018, nationally and in each state. A companion piece, FRAC’s Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Breakfast Status Report, focuses on summer breakfast participation.
For more information, check out this interactive map and tables that provide state-by-state data on participation in breakfast and lunch service through the Summer Nutrition Programs.