Supplemental Food Program
The Supplemental Program works to improve the health of low-income pregnant and breast feeding women, other new mothers up to one year post partum, infants, children up to age six, and elderly people at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA foods. It provides food and nutritional counseling to families.
After School Food Program
Afterschool Meals feed children at programs that operate after school, on weekends, and school holidays during the regular school year. It can also feed children attending year-round schools while the children are on-track (the school is in session)
The Manna Program
Nutritional problems in communities range from obesity to food insecurity and lack. The Manna Nutrition Program address both sides of the scale and helps individuals and families receive healthy food counseling, nutrition information and healthy foods through the emergency food system and other food provisional programs that increase the amount of fresh and nutritionally rich foods available locally.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program
Under this program, commodity foods are made available by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to States. States provide the food to local agencies that they have selected, usually food banks, which in turn, distribute the food to soup kitchens and food pantries that directly serve the public. Our prgram supplements this program by offering free transportation to and from food locations.
Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables from local farmers' markets to families, including seniors in urban communities. fresh fruits and vegetables in selected low-income elementary schools nationwide. The purpose of the Program is to increase children’s fresh fruit and vegetable consumption and at the same time combat childhood obesity by improving children’s overall diet and create healthier eating habits to impact their present and future health.