When children are hungry or worried about when they will have their next meal, they can’t learn. With over 15 million kids experiencing food insecurity, the need for meal programs afterschool and during the summer is critical.
USDA meal and snack programs facilitated at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country serve healthy snacks and meals to the youth members. For many young people, their last meal of the day is the food they receive at a Boys & Girls Club. In 2019, 92 percent of Clubs reported serving more than 95 million snacks and meals at no cost to members.
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