Summer Food Program Kickoff Event in Baltimore County
The 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which offers free meals to individuals under 18 years old and those over 18 with a mental and/or physical disability who are enrolled in a local education agency (LEA) program during school breaks, will be supported by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Office of School & Community Nutrition.
No Kid Hungry Maryland will be hosting a kickoff event in Baltimore County
WHEN: Wednesday, June 28th from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Baltimore County Public Library
8604 Liberty Road, Randallstown, MD, 21133
This event will feature talks by Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Director of Baltimore County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Jamie Hetzler, Director of Baltimore County Library Sonya Alcantara-Antoine, and American Dairy Association Northeast Representative Qadry Ismail. Representatives from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service & Mid-Atlantic Regional Office are expected to be present. In addition, students will be provided with food during the event, as well as opportunities for participation in various activities.
The 2023 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a program that is administered by the state and funded by the federal government. Program operators are reimbursed by the USDA for providing free, nutritious meals and snacks to young people in impoverished areas.
Are you interested in learning more about nutritious meals for children? ChildCareEd offers a variety of training courses designed to educate providers on child nutrition and ways to incorporate healthy eating and healthy habits in the classroom. Visit ChildCareEd to see our full list of training courses or check out these nutrition related courses below.