Federal Nutrition Programs
As Wisconsin’s leading anti-hunger organization,
Hunger Task Force advocates for fully-funded federal nutrition programs.
FoodShare—or SNAP as it’s called nationally—is the first
line of defense against hunger. FoodShare benefits are funded
100% by the federal government.
The School Breakfast Program is a federally funded program through the Food and Nutrition Service of the USDA and administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a federal program that offers a simplified way to serve all students breakfast and lunch, all during school, at no charge.
SNAP-Ed is a series of programs and goals aimed at SNAP-eligible individuals to receive nutrition education and programming that promote healthy eating. Hunger Task Force offers these programs locally.
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally-funded program that provides nutritious meals for low-income children enrolled at child care centers, after-school programs and homeless shelters.
The Women Infants & Children (WIC) Program is a federal nutrition program that aims to promote the health of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children.