70ºF

USDA offering summer food service program to children and teens

USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals

photo
(Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

VIRGINIA – Kids and teens who get free or reduced lunch during the school year can get free meals this summer.

The United States Department of Agriculture is offering a program in which kids 18 years or younger can eat for free at designated sites across the country while school is out of session.

There is no enrollment fee.

There are several locations in Southside, Southwest and Central Virginia.  To find one close to where you live, call 1-866-3HUNGRY or visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks.

Click here to read the eligibility guidelines.