Food Safety Experts Answer Your Questions in Upcoming Webinar!
Come ready with your food safety questions on Thursday, June 4, as experts address the importance of food safety standards during COVID-19.  Learn more
Speak Up for School Nutrition Program Funding  
Please  make your voice heard  and urge the U.S. Senate to pass $3 billion in emergency funding for school nutrition programs!

Industry Partners Team Up to Support SNF’s GoFundMe Initiative
A special shout out to our GoFundMe contributors, your support has enabled the School Nutrition Foundation (SNF) to offer more grant opportunities during these challenging times. Keep reading to find out which deserving school districts have been awarded grants thus far! 
Registration Deadline Fast Approaching for Virtual Series  

Time is running out to register for the  Stronger Together: Back to School Series  that begins on June 8!  Online registration   is the fastest way to ensure your spot and it  ends this Saturday, June 6 at 5 pm EST.  The last day to  fax or email  in a  registration form  is Thursday, June 4.

Check out the latest  agenda  with each day’s speakers and a peer-to-peer discussion via Zoom at the end of each day. Completion of the series provides14 CEUs.

Registration  includes access to multiple planning tools and resources, suggested reading and the digital session recordings, as well as a follow-up discussion two-weeks post event.

Use our “ Dear Supervisor ” letter to help make your case to attend and read the  FAQs  for more information.

The number of free webinars available on demand in the Training Zone, including the COVID-19 Webinar Series and the 2019 Annual National Conference Video Series.  Learn more
FDA and USDA Recommend PPE Priority Guidelines  
USDA and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released recommendations  to help address shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE), disinfectants and sanitation supplies in the food and agriculture industries.
USDA Expands Access to Online Food Purchase Program  
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced approval of requests from Washington, Florida, Minnesota and Hawaii to provide online purchasing of food to  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  (SNAP) households.

Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Update  
The 2020 DGAC has  rescheduled  the upcoming virtual meeting and extended the public comment period.

Information Collection: Micro-Grants for Food Security Program
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service posted  notice  of intent to collect information for the Micro-Grants for Food Security Program (MGFSP) in the Federal Register on May 26.
Planning for the Reopening of Schools: The Importance of School Nutrition & District Leadership Relationships   Webinar
Thursday, June 11 at 2 PM EST  
In this interview-style webinar, presented by our allied partner, No Kid Hungry, you’ll hear from SNA President Gay Anderson, SNS, a school nutrition director, superintendent and school board president about how they have worked together in the past and how they are working together now to maintain a robust child nutrition program. Learn more and register

SNA Emporium Going Out of Business Sale
After 15 years,  SNA Emporium  is going out of business at the end of June, due to COVID-19. Everything must go and all items are at least 50% off! Take advantage of these great deals now, including  super-closeout specials , while supplies last!  Shop now
SN ’s COVID-19 Coverage Continues Online  
As the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting emergency feeding operations become more apparent,  School Nutrition  is keeping readers informed in between monthly print mailings of the magazine with supplemental digital articles.