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Dear Monrovia USD Families:

Student Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Card Information

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Main Web Page

The California Department of Education (CDE) is requesting that Local Educational Agencies (LEA) share information about the Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) program with families to encourage families to use P-EBT benefits.



The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of nutrition and dietetics practitioners founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1917, by a visionary group of women dedicated to helping the government conserve food and improve the public's health and nutrition during World War I. Today, the Academy represents more than 112,000 credentialed practitioners — registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered, and other food and nutrition professionals holding undergraduate and advanced degrees in nutrition and dietetics, and students — and is committed to improving health and advancing the profession of nutrition and dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

One size doesn't fit all. ChooseMyPlate offers personalized eating plans, interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices, and advice to help you.


Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) is the leading national nonprofit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States. In this role, we execute the following actions:

  • lead efforts to identify and communicate the connections among poverty, hunger, and obesity among low-income people;
  • Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) updates;
  • conduct research to document the extent of hunger, its impact, and effective solutions;
  • seek stronger federal, state and local public policies that will reduce hunger, undernutrition, and obesity...

COVID-19 Guidance in the Child Nutrition Programs



In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued nationwide federal waivers and approved state specific requests intended to provide temporary flexibilities to certain regulatory requirements of the Child Nutrition Programs (CNP). The CNPs referenced are the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), Seamless Summer Option (SSO), School Food Service Program (SFSP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP). The California Department of Education (CDE) is assisting program operators of the CNP by posting policy guidance and waivers, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). For the latest announcements and updates, visit the CDE Nutrition What’s New web page...

School Nutrition Association

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) is a national, nonprofit professional organization representing more than 55,000 members who provide high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country. Recognized as the authority on school nutrition, SNA has been advancing the availability, quality and acceptance of school nutrition programs as an integral part of education since 1946...

U.S. Department of Agriculture-Food and Nutrition Service

Our mission is to increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet and nutrition education in a way that supports American agriculture and inspires public confidence.

Hunger Free America operates the National Hunger Hotline on behalf of USDA. The hotline is a resource for individuals and families seeking information on how to obtain food. The National Hunger Hotline staff connects callers with emergency food providers in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services.

The hotline can be reached at 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish) from Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET. Call the Hunger Hotline.

Follow our Hunger Hotline on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more resources.