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Summer Meals Program for Children Starts in June!

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Summer Meals Program for Children Starts in June!
Posted on 06/16/2016
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The Portland Public Schools and Opportunity Alliance will be operating summer meal sites across the city of Portland this summer. Meals and times will be posted at sites and will be distributed prior to the end of school. Most sites will begin operations on June 27 and continue through mid-August.

All children 18 years and younger may receive a meal free of charge at any of these locations.

A Summer Success Picnic will kick off the summer at Deering Oaks Park on Wednesday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (with a rain date of Thursday, July 14). All are invited to attend the event, which will incorporate friends, fun and food!

To get more information about sites and times, you may dial 2-1-1.


Portland Open Meal Sites:

Front Street Community Center

North Deering Gardens

Ocean Ave Elementary School

Riverton Housing

Sagamore Village

Lyman Moore Middle School

Lyseth Elementary School

Danforth Heights

Deering Oaks Park

Deering High School

Fore River Housing

Reiche Summer Program

Kennedy Park

Munjoy South Playground

The Root Cellar

Unity Village

YMCA

The Portland Public Schools and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are equal opportunity providers and employers.

Anyone who wishes to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).