The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and school meals. Working with their public, private and non-profit partners, their mission is to increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet and nutrition education in a way that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program which is a special supplemental nutritional program. It is the nation’s largest assistance program federal nutrition programs that serves nearly 7.3 million participants.
Child and Adult Care Food Program which provides federal funding to states to reimburse providers for the cost of providing nutritious meals and snacks to children and adults in their care.