Children’s nutritional waivers expire soon

Children’s nutritional waivers expire soon



SO MANY FAMILIES IN JEFFERSON COUNTY AND ACROSS ALABAMA HAVE RELYED ON THESE CHILD NUTRITION WAIVERS. EVEN THOUGH OUR COVID-19 NUMBERS ARE IMPROVING, THERE ARE STILL MANY CHILDREN WHO NEED THIS FOOD. ONE IN FOUR CHILDREN HERE IN ALABAMA EITHER HGRY OR FIGHT FOOD INSECURITY. THESE CHILD NUTRITION EXEMPTIONS PROVIDED CHILDREN WITH FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH AT SCHOOL AND ALLOWED ML DELIVERIES AND MEAL PICKUP, EVEN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS. BUT UNLESS CONGRESS EXTENDS THESE WAIVERS, ALL OF THIS WILL END IN THE NEXT MONTHS. GROUPS LIKE THE FOOD ACTION CENTER AND RESEARCH URGE CONGRESS TO ACT. >> THEY HAVE BEEN REALLY IMPORTANT DURING THE PANDEMIC, BUT AS SCHOOLS AND FAMILY RECOVER FROM IT, THEY WILL BE REALLY IMPORTANT TO BE AVAILABLE IN AOSCRS SCHOOLS NATIONALLY AND IN ALABAMA. SAH:RA THESE CHILD NUTRITION WAIVERS EXPIRE JUNE 30, BUT MANY GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO TAKE ACONTI NOW SO COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

Children’s nutritional waivers expire soon

Universal free school meals will soon end if Congress does not extend child nutrition waivers. In the video above, Crystal FitzSimons of the Food Research & Action Center explains why nutritional waivers for children are important and why they need to be extended.

Universal free school meals will soon end if Congress does not extend child nutrition waivers.

In the video above, Crystal FitzSimons of the Food Research & Action Center explains why nutritional waivers for children are important and why they need to be extended.

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