Resource | Technical Assistance
School Meals Programs: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

This publication provides consideration, tips, best practices, and sample menus for school meals program operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Worksheets
Seamless Summer Option: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This downloadable handout provides tips, best practices, and sample menus for NSLP SSO operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Worksheets
Summer Food Service Program: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Under nationwide non-congregate feeding and meal time waivers, state agencies may allow school food authorities to provide more than one day’s worth of meals to eligible children via a single meal pick-up or delivery. This publication provides tips, best practices, and sample menus for SFSP operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Worksheets
Child and Adult Care Food Program: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Under nationwide non-congregate feeding and meal time waivers, state agencies may allow CACFP sites to provide more than one day’s worth of meals to eligible children via a single meal pick-up or delivery. This publication provides tips, best practices, and sample menus for CACFP operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0038
Residential Child Care Institutions Exception for Safety if Serving Multiple Age/Grade Groups

This memorandum allows Residential Child Care Institutions meeting certain requirements to serve one meal pattern even when the age/grades being served span more than one age/grade group.

SP38-2012
Resource | Webinars/Videos
Summer Meals: Responsibilities and Opportunities for Schools

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010 solidified the partnership of schools and summer meals by ensuring that schools work with summer meal sponsors to inform families of the availability of free summer meals for the children they serve during the school year.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
Team Nutrition COVID-19 Resources

These publications provide considerations, tips, best practices, and sample menus for child nutrition operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance
CACFP Meal Service Training Grants

In Fiscal Year 2018, the Food and Nutrition Service awarded more than $3.7 million in Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Service Training Grants to 38 state agencies.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2012-0050
Preventing Overt Identification of Children Certified for Free or Reduced Price School Meals

This memorandum serves as guidance on the requirements for preventing overt identification of children certified for free or reduced price school meals.

SP45-2012
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2020-0031
COVID-19 Congregate Meal Waivers & Q&As on Summer Meal Delivery Using Existing Authority

On March 9, 2020, FNS began approving waivers enabling Summer Food Service Program and National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option sponsors to serve meals in a non-congregate setting and at school sites during school closures related to the coronavirus.