Last week, the FISD Child Nutrition Department began offering a free meal program to children within the district.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition program administered in the Lone Star State by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA).
Meals will be served at Farmersville Junior High and Tatum Elementary to children 18 and younger and to enrolled students with disabilities 21 years old or younger.
No identification or pre-registration is required.
The lunch program began Tuesday, June 6 and continues through Friday, June 30. FJHS will serve breakfast from 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tatum Elementary will serve breakfast from 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and lunch from noon to 1 p.m.
Additionally, both schools will offer lunch and breakfast on July 25, 26 and 27.
“Farmersville children need good nutrition year-round so they can learn, grow and succeed in life,” said Child Nutrition Director Candi Johnson. “With nearly 2 million food insecure children living in Texas, these healthy meals are vital to nourishing young Texans during the summer vacation.”
Families can find meal sites by calling 211, texting FOOD or COMIDA to 304-304 or visiting www.SummerFood.org.
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