Announcing SNA Awards Recognition Activities  
Due to ANC20 being cancelled, all of the state, regional, and national award winners will be recognized in a special  SN Awards Digital Edition  to be published in July. The winners will also be highlighted on a social media campaign in the month of July. All of the national awards winners will receive an all expense trip to ANC2021, since ANC20 was cancelled.  

COVID-19’s Financial Impact Subject of New  SN  Digital Extra
The newest  School Nutrition  digital supplement provides stories and statistics from school districts across the country as they contend with a troubling new economic reality but remain resilient in the face of the toughest challenges.  Learn More

SNA Publishes Resource for SY2020-21 Scenario Planning   
Check out our newly produced  Thought Starters on Reopening Schools for SY2020-21 , designed to help SNA members prepare for the upcoming school year.  Read More
Allied Partner COVID-19 Resources
Find mapping tools, information on grants and other resources for navigating COVID-19 from our allied partners including the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), GenYOUth, Share Our Strength/No Kid Hungry and other trusted sources.

Getting Started with Summer Meals
This resource, developed by the University of California Nutrition, Stanford Medicine Department of Pediatrics and SNA offers helpful information and tips to get started on summer meals.  Learn More

GenYOUth COVID-19 Dashboard Highlights School Nutrition Needs
This new dashboard infographic from our partner GenYOUth, notes that 95% of schools engaged in emergency feeding operations during school closures all requested a combined $34 million in funding.  Learn More

Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) Webinars  
Upcoming COVID-19 webinars from FRAC include Strategies for Keeping Summer Meals Strong on Thursday, June 25 at 3pm EDT.  Learn More
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Make your voice heard and urge the U.S. Senate to pass $3 billion in emergency funding for school nutrition programs! Get these and other important alerts and policy updates by joining SNA’s Action Network.  Learn More
Virtual Series Now Available On-Demand
Missed the live event? You can still participate in the Stronger Together BTS series through the on-demand edition! Designed to help school nutrition directors develop a back–to-school action plan in a post-COVID-19 environment, the content has earned rave reviews!  Learn More
USDA Issues Waiver on Food Entitlement Calculations for SY2020-21
USDA has issued an opt-in waiver under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that would allow state agencies participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) to use data from SY2018-19 when calculating their SY2020-21 food entitlement. Read More
Read  School Nutrition’s  Digital Supplements for More Information
The landscape is ever-changing and for you and your school nutrition program to adapt, you need relevant, up-to-date information from sources you can trust. To fill this need,  School Nutrition  is publishing digital supplement articles in   between print mailings of the magazine. These digital extras are keeping readers in the loop on important topics like mental health, employee safety, community partnerships, financial impacts and more. The next in the series will be available in late June, but in the meantime, you can read the other  great articles here .
Oct. 12-16, 2020
The June/July issue of School Nutrition delves into what childhood looks like right now, giving a better understanding of the barriers children and teens are facing.