Education Committee and Advocacy
The Education Committee of the NCSFPA is responsible to develop outreach and education materials for the Association and analyze and make recommendations to the Association regarding any public initiatives which may affect the CSFP. Follow the links below for initiatives the Education Committee has been working on.
2023 Signed Senate Dear Colleague Letter
2023 Signed House Dear Colleague Letter
Previous Letters and Surveys
2019 Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request
2019 Signed House Dear Colleague Letter
2018 Signed Senate Dear Colleague letter
2018 Signed House Dear Colleague letter
Fiscal Year 2018 NCSFPA Budget Request
2012/2013 National CSFP Association Senior SNAP Survey
CSFP senior program participants responded to a national survey conducted by the National CSFP Association in 2012/2013 to determine how many CSFP participants were also receiving SNAP benefits.
NCSFPA Farm Bill Recommendation 2012
Hunger is a serious threat facing millions of seniors in the United States. A recently released State Senior Hunger Data on Elderly Food Insecurity are contained in a State Scorecard from the Meals on Wheels Association of America. This report outlines estimated state-by-state 2010 rates of food insecurity among elderly residents.
Numerous studies on Senior Food Insecurity can be found at the Foundation to End Senior Hunger website by following this link.