MAPS to sponsor Summer Food Service Program
Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the Merrill Area Public Schools announces the sponsorship of the 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 non-profit school program during the regular school year may receive free meals as well.
Kate Goodrich and Merrill High School will be offering meals Monday through Friday, from June 7 – June 24. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. and lunch from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 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.