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Summer Feeding

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Summer Feeding

Feeding children over the summer, when they have limited or no access to the school lunch program.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a summer meal program for school age children administered by the Ohio Department of Education. June through August is a challenging time of year when students have limited or no access to the school lunch program.

The Greater Cleveland Food Bank delivers daily hot or cold meals nutritious meals to partner sites that serve the meal to children when school is not in session. Many of the children that participate in SFSP are the same children who rely on the school lunches.

Why we need to recruit more Summer Feeding sites
SFSP was created to feed children, which qualify for free/reduced school lunches, through the summer months when schools are closed.

Become a Summer Feeding Site
To become a Summer Feeding Site your organization must attend one of our annual trainings, complete an application, and sign and turn-in the Sponsor/Site Agreement.

This year four Summer Feeding 2015 Trainings will be held at the end of March. It is mandatory for at least 2 individuals from your organization to attend one of our annual trainings.
CLICK HERE to register for one of our Summer Feeding Trainings

If you're in the Ashland/Richland Area, we are having a training in Mansfield on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at noon. Please register for this training below:
CLICK HERE to register for the Mansfield SFSP Training.

The deadline to apply for Summer Feeding is April 17, 2015.
CLICK HERE to complete the Summer Feeding Online Application


Contact Us
Thea DeRosa, Director of Programs
216.738.2127
tderosa@clevelandfoodbank.org

Alonzo Vance, Manager of Programs
216.738.2136
avance@clevelandfoodbank.org

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