Universal Meals for Students
The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for many, but school-aged children have been especially impacted through school closings, a transition to virtual learning, and for many, a disruption in how they eat. You can help children throughout the country by contacting Congress in support of child nutrition programs. By contacting Congress, you can help make sure that kids who have been impacted by the pandemic can continue to have access to nutritious food during the next school year.
When children return to school this fall, they will return to a very different school day. There is an expected influx of children who are eligible for free meals in the fall, and universal meals would allow school food service programs to focus on making sure kids are fed instead of filling out paperwork.