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Pediatricians across the country encounter families struggling to afford groceries. Practices can help them by developing a handout of local resources. Some practices also keep grocery bags containing a few days of non-perishable items for families in a pinch.
Find more information at:
Feeding America, http://feedingamerica.org/foodbank-results.aspx, to locate area food banks via an online search tool.
Summer Food Service Program, http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/Contacts/StateDirectory.htm.
Food and Nutrition Services information in languages other than English, http://www.fns.usda.gov/documents-available-other-languages.