How to Participate in Summer Meals

There are many schools, community centers and other organizations in local neighborhoods across the country that will be serving meals to kids and teens this summer through the USDA Summer Food Service Program.  Are you a parent or guardian looking for locations that serve summer meals near you? Find a meal site in your community by using the Summer Meals Site Finder mapping tool. Text “Summer Meals” to 97779, or for Spanish version text “Verano” to 97779, or call 1-866-348-6479 to find a site near you.

United States National Hunger Hotline

Also, the USDA National Hunger Hotline remains a helpful resource for people seeking food assistance. The hotline, operated by Hunger Free America, can be reached Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET. at 1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273) (for Spanish).

Need more Information?

Contact your state Agency who oversees the Summer Food Program at the following site: http://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/sfsp-contacts

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of 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 USDA by:

  1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
  2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email: intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
https://www.fns.usda.gov/meals4kids