The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that offers nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults at child care centers, daycare homes, adult daycare centers, after-school programs and emergency shelters. CACFP allows young children and adults to develop and grow with a focus on health and wellness.
Each year, this program helps millions of children and adults access healthy meals and quality care in their communities. According to the Food Research and Action Center, about 2 billion meals were served in 2018, including to 4.5 million children each day.
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank sponsors meals and snacks throughout the school year as part of CACFP. This program serves more than 2,200 kids across 40 at-risk after-school program sites.
To find out more about this program, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kate Szymkiewicz, Child Nutrition Programs Coordinator, at 412-745-6508.