Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Child Nutrition Reauthorization

WE'RE IN THE NEWS: CONGRESS SHOULD FEED HUNGRY KIDS WHEN THE NEED IS GREATEST

Right now Congress has the once-every-five-year opportunity to improve the quality of school, child-care and summer meals and make them available to more children.

The Seattle Times ran an oped by Linda Stone, senior food policy coordinator at the Children's Alliance, calling on Congress to listen to the call that President Obama and anti-hunger experts have made to reauthorize the Child Nutrition Act with an increase of $1 billion per year over 10 years.

Washington Child Nutrition Reauthorization Coalition Response to the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act

In April 2010 the United States Senate unanimously passed the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act completing one of the first steps in a long process of improving our national child nutrition programs.  The Washington Child Nutrition Reauthorization Coalition prepared a response to the new legislation, both applauding the bipartisan support for the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act and identifying key areas for improvement.