$13.8B
the amount the U.S. National School Lunch Program spent providing free and low-cost lunches to public and private school children in fiscal year 2018

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Additional Information: The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides federal subsidies to schools and residential child care institutions and is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Reference: For more information, read the U.S. Department of Agriculture analysis, "National School Lunch Program." "National School Lunch Program."

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