HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii State Department of Education announced on Tuesday its locations for the Seamless Summer Program (SSP) to provide free meals to children will be available at 42 public schools statewide.
Beginning in early June, SSP will be available at the designated schools without charge to all children 18 years and younger. Meals will be served at select locations Monday through Friday (June 8 to July 17, 2015). SSP is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session.
"We encourage families to take advantage of the opportunities to ensure their children have nutritious meals our schools can help provide," said Dann Carlson, assistant superintendent of the Office of School Facilities and Support Services. "Your child does not have to be enrolled in school to be served a meal. Contact the school in your area to help us prepare for the food service."
Since meal location, service dates and times vary, a list is included along with the schools' phone numbers. (Mobile users, click images to see list.)
The Seamless Summer Program is an equal opportunity provider. For more information about the program, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/sfsp/sumer-food-service-program-sfsp