Food Service - Nutrition Center
"Child Nutrition is Our Business"
WEST CONTRA COSTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SEAMLESS SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM
The WCCUSD Seamless Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), starts on
Monday, June 8 and runs through August 20,
It ensures that children continue to grow and learn during the summer with the help of the summer meals program.
The Seamless Summer Food Service Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is the largest federal resource available for local programs that combine mealtime with recreational and educational activities during the summer months.
Summer meal programs are located at approved sites that are either in low-income areas or serve a group of children, most of whom are low-income. Hosts of the summer program for this year include faith based organizations, non-profit organizations, schools and local government agencies.
All children 18 years of age and younger welcomed
JOIN US ON TUESDAY JUNE 9TH FOR OUR KICK OFF TO SUMMER
WHAT: Summer Food Program Kick-off to Summer BBQ!
WHEN: Tuesday, June 9, 2015—11:00-1:30 pm
WHERE: WCCUSD Nutrition Center, 750 Bissell Avenue, Richmond CA
WHO: WCCUSD CHILDREN, families, the community and partners.
WHY: For information to ensure that WCCUSD children have access to nutritious meals over the summer.
The Food Services Department is committed to providing healthy school meals and snacks to the students of the West Contra Costa School District. The team of dedicated food and nutrition professionals supports student academic success and promotes healthful eating habits that lead to lifelong positive nutrition practices.
School meals are served to students under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program and follow the nutrition guidelines prescribed by The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The law was designed to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity by providing healthier choices to students. To learn more about school meal regulations visit www.traytalk.org
These standards include:
To provide healthy meals daily to students, preparing them to learn and guiding them in the process to develop positive life-long eating habits.
Thank you very much, please let me know if you have any questions,