toolkit is made for faith-based and community leaders who do
nutrition assistance in Latino communities.
"How to Get Food Help" Brochure
The brochure explains all FNS programs that consumers apply to
directly and helps identify programs in which they may be eligible. English.
National Hunger Hotline
Hotline refers people in need of food help to
pantries, gov't programs, and community organizations. Call
Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm EST. Se habla español.
We're so glad you're ready to get started on ending hunger and improving nutrition in America. FNS has many programs designed
to tackle the problems of hunger and poor nutrition, and we rely on people like you to reach those individuals in need. To find more
information on the actions you can take, click on the boxes below.
What Can You do?
Click here to
learn about what
food help programs
you might be
eligible for. If you
have an emergency
need for food,
please call the
will help you find
food pantries and
organizations to get
help in your
2. How do I order outreach brochures like "How to Get Food Help?
3. How do I stay connected and up-to-date with the latest happenings at FNS?
FNS has several services to keep you current with the latest happenings with FNS programs and other information related to food and nutrition. Here are some things we have for you:
◦ You can sign up to receive a monthly email from FNS Eupdates - "Your fun, fast, & healthy source for food and nutrition news" by
◦ You can check out all Eupdates stories anytime by visiting the Eupdates page
for and join our many webinars we have each month. Learn, ask questions, share ideas, and get inspired.
◦ Follow us on
Twitter, like us on
Facebook, and read "Food and Nutrition" blog posts on the USDA blog.
4. How do I sign up for FNS social media?
Download this useful handout to see all the social media tools FNS has to keep you connected and informed.
5. How can I learn more about your webinar schedules or view your
previous recorded webinars?
Click here to get information about our upcoming webinars and to access previous webinars that have been recorded into webcasts.
6. How do I order nutrition education materials in bulk for classes I teach?
7. How can I get involved with
improving access to FNS programs?
Getting Started page to learn the many different ways
you can make eligible
people aware of
including partnerships with the Food and Nutrition Service.
8. Does FNS or USDA have any grant opportunities?
www.grants.gov for an up-to-date listing of all federal government
9. How do I get information about eating healthy, especially on a low budget?
choosemyplate.gov to learn about the
Dietary Guidelines for Americans and how to eat healthy and stay active.
This site has information for both adults and children of all ages.
You can also visit the
SNAP-ED webpage to learn
about how to eat healthily even when money’s tight. This site has meal planning information, shopping
tips, a recipe database, seasonal food suggestions, and much more.