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With Schools Closed, Some Districts are Feeding More People than Food Banks
Last month the COVID-19 Child Nutrition Response Act took effect, which establishes a nationwide waiver to help school districts provide students with nutritious meals while limiting their exposure to the novel corona virus.
The USDA this week also unveiled a “Find Meals for Kids” online map application, which includes schools and other meal-distribution sites. Although classes may only be in session online these days, districts have continued feeding students, albeit in smaller numbers than they do when schools are open. And, in some cases, they’re feeding the community at large.
Click on the link above to read more about how schools are responding to by distributing food.