Press Releases


    SNA Releases 2021 Position Paper

    SNA is calling on Congress to permanently offer school meals to all students at no charge through the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs and to take additional steps to ensure the long-term sustainability of school meal programs.


    SNA Welcomes School Meal Program Relief Funds

    SNA applauded Congress for passing a stimulus bill which includes critical funds to offset some of the losses school nutrition programs have incurred during the pandemic.


    Free School Meals Extended Through SY 2020-21

    USDA announced the extension of all SFSP and SSO waivers through the end of SY 2020/21. SNA applauded USDA and Congress for their work to address challenges faced by school nutrition professionals, working to feed hungry children during the pandemic.


    SNA Lauds House Vote to Extend Waivers

    SNA is praising the House of Representatives’ vote to extend critical school meal program waivers through the end of SY 2020/2021 and urging speedy Senate approval and USDA action to implement the waiver extensions.


    SNA Lauds School Meal Waiver Extensions

    SNA commended USDA’s decision today to extend all SFSP/SSO waivers through as late as December 31, 2020, allowing schools to offer meals to all children at no charge this fall.


    SNA Urges Passage of School Meal Legislation

    SNA is calling for passage of the Pandemic Child Hunger Prevention Act and the Child Nutrition Relief Act of 2020 to expand access to school meals during SY 2020-21.


    SNA Welcomes Reginald Ross as 2020-2021 SNA President

    Reginald (Reggie) Ross, SNS, School Nutrition Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, will represent SNA’s 55,000 school nutrition professional members nationwide during unprecedented times.

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