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Summer Food Service Program

SFSP Innovative Strategies

Promoting summer feeding sites in your community is one of the most important things you can do to ensure no child goes hungry this summer. The more parents, children, and teenagers know about where sites are located, the more children will come to eat. Anyone can do outreach using the resources we have here. Sites, sponsors, community advocates, and volunteers can use a variety of tools to draw attention to summer meals.

Tips for Success

Download these short, but detailed tips designed for sites and sponsors to help overcome common problems that may be encountered when operating the program.

Innovative Strategies

Innovative Strategies for Increasing Participation
Need a few ideas to kick-start a good summer program?  Here are some suggestions, followed by examples of activities and initiatives that State agencies have undertaken to increase participation in the Summer Food Service Program and the National School Lunch Program Seamless Summer Option (State Systems Office).