Summer Food Service Programs

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    Programs that operate during the summer when school is not in session and provide congregate nutritional meals (breakfasts, snacks, lunches and/or dinners) for children and youth. Summer food service programs are generally available to youth age 18 and younger who live in designated low-income areas; and may be federally-funded or funded by other entities.

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    After School Meal Program - Mountain Family CenterDuring the school year the Food Totes Program provides bags of non-perishable food items to children for the weekends. Children can apply at their schools every Thursday to receive a food bag. During the summer, children ages 18 or younger can access nutritious meals at the Mountain Family Center. Children are served on a first come, first-serve basis every Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Grand CountyMountain Family CenterMountain Family Center
    Kids Café (Hot Meals/Snacks) - Weld Food BankNational program that provides nutritional, prepared meals and snacks for undernourished children. Kids Cafe ranges from an afterschool snack to a hot meal. WFB recognizes the role nutrition plays in a child’s education. Hungry children have trouble learning and the food bank works diligently to ensure that the students in our community have the food they need to excel at school. Weld CountyWeld Food BankWeld Food Bank
    Mountain Roots Food ProjectMountain Roots Food Project provides strong education and advocacy that ensure access to affordable, organic food that is regionally based and sustainable for everyone Services include: Farm to School program - for youth in public and private schools and home-schoolers providing education through youth gardens, environmental and nutrition information, youth outreach and summer camps. Community Gardens - shared gardens throughout the community in the Gunnison Valley creating recreational and therapeutic opportunities, community bonds, environmental awareness, education and access to food. Cooking Matters - teaches participants to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals. For community garden locations, call or go online for more information.Gunnison CountyMountain Roots Food ProjectMountain Roots Food Project
    Summer Food Service Program - Hunger Free ColoradoThe Summer Food Service Program is a federal nutrition program designed to replace school meals during the summer throughout Colorado. Summer Food sites serve nutritionally balanced meals that meet USDA guidelines. All lunches include a serving of milk, two servings of fruits and/or vegetables, a serving of grains, and at least one serving of protein. Some sites may provide a breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, and/or dinner. Locations, dates, times, and fees vary.Denver CountyHunger Free ColoradoHunger Free Colorado
    Summer Meals - Kids at Their BestSummer meals for children Morgan CountyKids At Their BestKids At Their Best
    Youth Services - Kids at Their BestProvides enrichment opportunities and supportive services to youth. Morgan CountyKids At Their BestKids At Their Best

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