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Do you want to provide children with meals during the summer months, but transporting the food from the source to the children is a challenge because of funding, geographic distance, or other challenges? If so, this webinar is for you! The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) has many sponsors and sites that have overcome barriers to feeding children by leveraging partnerships and resources that addressed their needs. The guest speakers on the webinar talk about the opportunities available to bring the Summer Food Service Program to your community, or enhance the program if you are already participating in it.
Trying to start a new summer meal program in your community? Or are you trying to improve upon your summer meal program such as adding new sites, organizing more activities for the kids who attend, or serving more meals? Well, this webinar is for you. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a very creative program that allows people to utilize grants and partnerships to enhance their program. There are many grants out there that can help with transportation, providing enrichment activities, site promotion, and meal preparation & service.
Help feed children when they are out of school whether for summer break or afterschool when classes end.
Join anti-hunger advocates, state nutrition agencies, elected officials, and current summer meals sponsors to talk about the best ways to get more people and organizations involved with summer meals starting today. Feeding hungry children and teens this summer takes planning and coordination and we need your help now.
The webinar will introduce new resources developed for state agencies, sponsors, and partnering organizations expanding summer meal programs in their communities. There will be walk-through of the new www.summerfood.usda.gov website and online toolkit now available at www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/summer-meals-toolkit.