Free Summer Meals for Children and Teens - Capital Area Food Bank
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Free Summer Meals for Children and Teens

By Lavette Sims April 15, 2014

summer-mealsSummertime is fast approaching.  As the temperature climbs, children and teens will soon enjoy summer break.  During the school year, many children and teens rely on school meals, however, when school is out they need to know where to go for meals during this long-awaited vacation from school.
The Capital Area Food Bank (CAFB) recognizes that hunger never takes a break. To ensure that children and teens have access to healthy food over the summer, the CAFB is spreading the word about summer meals. The USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children.
Please help us make sure that this summer is fun for everyone.  Join us in getting the word out about where kids can eat for free this summer!  Click here for more information
With 200,000 children and teens at risk of hunger in the D.C. metro area, this information is essential.