Tuesday, May 23, 2006

June 6 is National Hunger Awareness Day

Many readers probably already subscribe to the weekly news digest on hunger policy issues from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), the leading advocacy organization for food assistance programs at the Federal level.

That's where you read about:

National Hunger Awareness Day, June 6

USDA's new food stamp radio public service announcements for the Food Stamp Program, in English and Spanish.

USDA's partnerships with the Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts and other organizations, to promote awareness of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

Parents' efforts to protect children's recess time.

A study of the fruits and vegetables that participants bought with innovative WIC vouchers.

And that's just a small part of just one week's edition.