House has passed Build Back Better, but we cannot let up on child hunger

Updated: Dec 10, 2021

The House recently passed its version of the Build Back Better Act. The bill includes $10B of investments in federal nutrition programs, including key priorities of the Feeding America nationwide network of Food Banks, including ours.

The critical child nutrition provisions within the bill are expected to:

  • expand the number of schools that would be able to offer free meals to all students through the Community Eligibility Provision;

  • give states the option to impleme