Delicious and nutritious foods for kids are available statewide
CHEYENNEWyo., May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 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 Wyoming children and teenagers.
“Classes will end soon, and Wyoming children and adolescents do not have to go hungry because their school is closed,” said Amanda Anderson, nutrition program consultant with the Wyoming Department of Education. “We’re packed 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 Wyoming families can easily identify the restoration site(s) closest to them. Another way to get the information is to Google “Wyoming Summer Food Service”. Callers interested in learning more can dial 211 or amanda andersen at (307) 777-7168.
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.
About the Wyoming Summer Dining Program
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), also known as the Summer Meals Program, provides children and teens with free meals when school is closed . There are several ways for local organizations to participate in the summer meals program. In Wyoming the program is offered by the Wyoming Department of Education. Information is available at https://edu.wyoming.gov/for-district-leadership/nutrition/summer-food/ or by calling 211 or amanda andersen at (307)777-7168.
Pursuant to federal civil rights law and the civil rights regulations and policies of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the USDA, its agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or retaliate or retaliate for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by the USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternate means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the agency (state or local ) from which they applied for benefits. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech impairments can contact the USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be available in languages other than English.
To file a complaint of discrimination under the program, complete the USDA Discrimination Complaint Form(AD-3027) found online at: How to file a complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to the USDA and provide in the letter all 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 the USDA by:
- mail: United States Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, Southwest
washington d.c. 20250-9410;
- fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- E-mail: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Amanda AndersonWyoming Department of Education
307.777.7168 or [email protected]
Wyoming Department of Education