For decades, individuals and organizations within our communities have pulled together to create needed nutritional support resources in order to help parents help their kids.
They have actively come together because the challenge of food insecurity is particularly devastating to children.
Today, research shows that tax revenue supported nutrition programs are often inadequate to sustain families through month's end. So, children and their parents are left to rely on local nutritional support programs like those featured below.
Does your family qualify for FoodShare in Wisconsin?
FoodShare Wisconsin is a program created to help stop hunger and to improve nutrition and health.
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides food benefits, access to a healthy diet, and education on food preparation and nutrition to low-income households.
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Or go to: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/foodshare/eligibility.htm
Does your family qualify for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutritional supplement in Wisconsin?
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides federal grants to states for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
To Learn More:
Or go to: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wic/index.htm