Program offers option for food in summer

Two meals are provided daily


Courtney Fletcher

Leanor Olsen, Nadine Wright and Janet Gipfert help prepare and serve meals for the Summer Food Service Program at North Elementary.

Children need nourishment and good food all year long, even when they're not in school.

Too often when school ends, some children find themselves hungry or with limited resources for food. With the Summer Food Service Program, healthy meals are provided to children age 18 years and younger, free of charge.

With the program and summer meals, students receive the nutrition they need to continue learning, playing and growing during their summer vacation. Sponsors for the Summer Food Service Program receive funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that support programs serving low-income...

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