Texas continues to be one of the 10 worst states for kids based on the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report shows Texas ranking 41st out of the 50 states
Misguided numbers trick would “move the goal posts” and reduce health care, food, housing benefits and more for millions of Americans Update: Read CPPP’s Public Comment Opposing the New
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program, is the largest program for preventing hunger in our state. In Texas, SNAP helps nearly 3.8 million individuals afford food when they go through a period of
Last week the United States Department of Agriculture released its Household Food Security in the United States in 2015 report. This annual report highlights the disturbingly high rate of Texans who struggle to afford enough food for a healthy
The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) means that over 1 million Texas public school students now receive free breakfast and lunch each day. This new tool makes school meal signups easier and increases revenue for schools. CEP is now
What did you have for breakfast today? While you try to remember, chew on these disturbing facts. 1.7 million Texas households struggled to put food on the table in 2013, one of the highest rates of household food insecurity in the
Nearly 3,500 high-poverty Texas schools now have an opportunity to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students without having to collect cumbersome school meal applications thanks to a new federal option called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).
By Jeanie Donovan Nearly 3,500 high poverty Texas schools now have an opportunity to provide free meals–breakfast and lunch–to all students without having to collect school meal applications through a new federal option called Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). The Texas Department of