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Afterschool meals program (average # of meals served daily through afterschool programs) in Texas

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Definition and Source



Average number of meals served per day through afterschool programs participating in the Afterschool Meals Program. Year runs from October through September.

Data Source

Texas Hunger Initiative's analysis of Texas Department of Agriculture data


Afterschool enrichment programs located in low-income neighborhoods can be reimbursed by the Texas Department of Agriculture for serving no-cost meals to children in their programs. The average number of meals served daily is reported as a proxy estimate for the number of children fed through the Afterschool Meals Program.

Last Updated

July 2018