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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 PDE’s Summer Food Service Program. “Every summer thousands of young...

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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...

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110 Libraries!   We are happy to report that 110 libraries are participating in the summer food program this year! Four of those libraries are sponsors! In 2015 there were only 43 sites. Libraries have responded to the call! Libraries and other food sites may be found on this...