About The Library

Welcome to the Hunger Free Communities Network’s online resource library! This ever growing database serves as a one-stop shop and home base for anti-hunger organizers featuring toolkits, case studies, research, online tools, community plans and other resources generated by the Alliance to End Hunger, our national partners and hunger free community coalitions across the country.
This is a user-driven tool, so feel free to rate resources and leave a comment! Also, please submit your own resources, so we can share your good ideas with others.


How To Search The Library

  1. Keyword Search: To run a keyword search, simply type the word(s) or phrase(s) you’re looking for into the box on the top right of the page (e.g. USDA, child hunger) and click “submit.”
  2. Category Search: To run a category search, use the drop-down menus to the right of the page under the heading “Resource Library Search” to select your desired search topic(s) and click “submit”. This search will yield more results if you limit your selections to one drop-down menu (e.g. “Content Type” or “Activity”). For an explanation of the categories, please click the orange “?” symbol next to the heading for each drop-down menu.

When the search results appear, click on the title of the resource for a more detailed description of that resource. There you’ll be able to directly access the resource.


FRAC Facts: SNAP Strengths

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

A fact sheet outlining the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s anti-hunger, economic, child development, public health, and anti-poverty strengths.

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What is WIC? Infographic

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

“The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – known as WIC – provides low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children with nutritious foods, nutrition education, and improved access to health care in order to prevent nutrition-related health problems in pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.”

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Call to Congress – 2018 Farm Bill: Congress Must Protect and Strengthen SNAP

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Plan

This fact sheet features graphics and information on “SNAP Action Needed:” 1. Congress should protect and strengthen SNAP — no cuts, block grants, or structural changes. 2. Congress should strengthen SNAP by passing H.R. 1276 — the “Closing the Meal Gap Act” of 2017 to: Base SNAP benefit allotments on the more adequate Low-Cost Food...

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SNAP/Food Stamps: Doctor recommended to put healthy food on your plate: English Version

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center And the AARP Foundation

This poster can be used in health care settings to help connect at-risk patients to SNAP and other federal nutrition programs.

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SNAP/Food Stamps: Doctor recommended to put healthy food on your plate (Spanish Version)

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center And AARP Foundation

This poster can be used in healthcare settings to help connect at-risk patients to SNAP and other federal nutrition programs. (Spanish Version)

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Federal Nutrition Programs and Emergency Food Referral Chart for Older Adults

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

Primarily for use in healthcare settings, this chart includes key information on nutrition programs available to older adults and can be tailored to include local resources.

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You Don’t Need to Choose Between Food and Medicine: Graphic (English Version)

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

This poster can be used in healthcare settings to help connect at-risk patients to SNAP and other federal nutrition programs.

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You Don’t Need to Choose Between Food and Medicine: Graphic (Spanish Version)

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

This poster can be used in healthcare settings to help connect at-risk patients to SNAP and other federal nutrition programs. (Spanish Version)

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Infographic: Food Insecurity is Often Invisible

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center And AARP Foundation

Infographic Includes: Risk factors for food insecurity among older adults. Key facts about older adult food insecurity. Food insecurity among older adults – associated issues. Nutrition programs to know.

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CACFP Participation Trends Fact Sheet

By FRAC - Food Research & Action Center

Each year, the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) analyzes participation data in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). FRAC uses U.S. Department of Agriculture data to develop a picture of participation trends in the U.S as a whole, each of the 50 states, and the District of Columbia. This report discusses changes...

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