Sign-On Today! Tell State Budget Leaders We Need Food with Care


Published on Mar 15, 2022 in Child Nutrition, State Legislation, Young Children

California recently became the first state in the nation to expand free meals to all K-12 students. It's time to make a similar investment in our youngest learners.

The pandemic has exposed the weaknesses of and widened the gaps in our child care system, while simultaneously exacerbating food insecurity among households with young children. Child care providers have had to scramble to feed even hungrier kids, all while struggling with higher food costs, limited supplies, inconsistent enrollment, and inadequate support from the state.

Take Action

Join Nourish California and the CACFP Roundtable in calling on state budget leaders to fund Food with Care in the 2022-23 State Budget. Free meals for all kids. Fair pay for providers.

Read our budget request letter here and fill out the short form below to add your name and upload your organization's logo to be added to the sign-on letter.


Contact Jared Call at or Kameron Mims-Jones at .

Food with Care Budget Sign-On for Organizations

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