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Take Action Today: Keep Kids Fed!

June 26th, 2022

New Academy Action Alert!

Please take action as soon as possible on the Academy’s supporting the newly introduced Keep Kids Fed Act. With waivers expiring on June 30, this critical legislation that will ensure students have access to healthful meals throughout this summer and the next school year. Take action now and tell your members of Congress to pass this legislation swiftly! You can even share the public action alert with your friends and family to complete as well. Protect Nutrition Security for Children.

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Posted by: Maureen Kelly Gonsalves

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