Benita Gingerella


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Benita Gingerella

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UnitedHealthcare cafeteria workers begin providing meals for community

Cafeteria staff are preparing a variety of hot and cold meals for those in their communities who have been impacted by COVID-19.


N.C. schools to receive additional state funding due to COVID-19

The funds can be used to cover school nutrition costs.

The Help Feed School Kids Now campaign will provide grant funding to schools struggling to keep costs in check.

Tim Schoonmaker and his team use a CER statement to anticipate problems during emergencies and figure out how to solve them.

K-12 operators share what has worked for them as they transition their feeding operations to grab-and-go sites and meal delivery.

The USDA says the waivers will help provide meals to more students while also maintaining the safety of school nutrition staff and families.

All K-12 school buildings will remain closed until May 1 due to COVID-19.

It will provide additional funding for food assistance programs such as the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program.

FSD editors discuss how school closures are impacting the state of school meals.

The survey showed that 1,211 respondents were either engaged in emergency meal and food assistance or were developing plans to feed students during coronavirus-related school closures.

The comment period has been extended by 30 days and will now end on April 22.

The meals will be delivered to students in rural areas who don’t have access to a Summer Food Service Program meal site.

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