Suffolk announces summer food service program dates, locations

SUFFOLK, Va. — Summer is just around the corner, and Suffolk’s Parks & Recreation will participate in the Summer Food Service Program.

The program offers meals to eligible children for free. To be eligible to receive free meals, the children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program.

Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly foods stamps) benefits or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals. 

Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. 

Meals will be provided at the following sites and times:

  • Apple Tree Learning Center #1: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (410 N. Broad Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Apple Tree Learning Center #2: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (601 W. Washington Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Mack Benn, Jr. Recreation Center Planet Recreation Summer Program: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (1253 Nansemond Pkwy) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Booker T. Washington Recreation Center Planet Recreation Summer Program: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (204 Walnut Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Whaleyville Community Center Planet Recreation Summer Program: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (132 Robertson Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Hoops for Life Summer Program: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (351 Kings Fork Rd.) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Discover Your Future Summer Program: June 24 – August 16, 2019 (138 S. Sixth Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)
  • Metropolitan Baptist Church Summer Enrichment Program: June 24 – August 2, 2019 (2635 East Washington Street) (Breakfast 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Lunch Noon to 1 p.m.)

For more information call Suffolk Parks & Recreation at 514-7100.

(Excerpt) Read more Here | 2019-05-14 17:07:00
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