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Summer food service program

District sets 2017 Summer Food Service Program sites

Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the School District of La Crosse announces the sponsorship of the 2017 Summer Food Service Program.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to children during the summer, when free and reduced-price school meals are typically unavailable. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under. Persons over 18 years of age who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled and who also participate in a public or private nonprofit school program during the regular school year may receive free meals as well.

Adults accompanying their child(ren) may purchase a meal for $2.00 (breakfast) and $3.00 (lunch).

“This program fills a void created when school meals are not available,” said School District of La Crosse School Nutrition Specialist Marilyn Volden. “Helping parents meet the nutritional needs of their children is the strength of this program.”

Meals are provided to eligible children regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability and there will be no discrimination in the course of meal service.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture,Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: 202.690.7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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