Summer Foodservice Program Beginning Soon | Local News

SHERIDAN – The Wyoming Summer Food Service Program for Children offered by the Wyoming Department of Education is starting soon. Each summer, the program delivers thousands of meals to children and teens in Wyoming.

“Classes will be over soon, and children and teens in Wyoming don’t have to go hungry because their school is closed,” said Amanda Anderson, nutrition program consultant with the U.S. Department of Education. Wyoming. “We are filled with summer food program sites from coast to coast. Finding a program near you is just a few clicks away.

The Wyoming Department of Education website includes a link to a United States Department of Agriculture map where families in Wyoming can easily identify the restoration site(s) closest to them. Information is available by calling 211 or by contacting Amanda Andersen at 307-777-7168 or [email protected]

The Summer Food Service Program is a federally funded and state administered program. The program reimburses vendors who serve free healthy meals to children and teens during the summer months when school is not in session. In addition to serving food, summer dining sites often include activities students can do during the summer, including crafts and games.