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January 28, 2021 Pennsylvania Department of Education Seeks Sponsors for Summer Meals Nutrition Programs Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education is asking organizations across the state to consider providing nutritious meals to youth during the summer months...

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Those kids are hungry…Prepare to Feed them!  The Summer Food Service Program is FREE!  This USDA program provides lunches and/or snacks for the children at your library and is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Find out more on the Summer Food Service...

Wolf Administration, USDA Announce Sites for Children Summer Food Programs Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Education announced the sites where children can get free nutritious meals through the 2019 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries is working with the Department of Health on a grant from the Center for Disease Control that includes a section on growing healthy kids.  More than 300 childcare providers are part of the initiative and more are added each year.  We would...

Check out the new webinars offered by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). Click on the links below for more information or to register. March 20  What’s Nutrition Got to Do With It? An Introduction to Online and Community-Based Resources for Successful Aging. March...

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the Department’s Summer Food Service Program. “To grow, learn, and...

FREE classes from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM): Analyzing News Health News Review: Critically Analyzing Information in the News Health Literacy Establishing a Health Information Literacy Partnership with a Local PublicLibrary Health and Nutrition Literacy:...

Two Programs Highlighted Penn State Extension serves as the community’s resource, providing practical, trusted information to help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. Extension also has a strong history of partnering with...

  by Leslie LaBarte District Consultant Seneca District The Summer Food Service Program, which began in 1976, is a federally funded child nutrition program designed to reach those who are age 18 or younger in economically disadvantaged areas. People over 18 who are mentally...

Summer Food Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Education encourages organizations to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through the department’s Summer Food Service Program. The Summer Food Service Program, which began in 1976, is a federally...