For Immediate Release
DECEMBER 16, 2019
After-School Suppers Program to Begin at Multiple Schools
DELAND — Starting in January 2020, multiple schools will begin participating in the After-School Meals program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program. This program is designed primarily to provide nutritious suppers to children in after-school programs. Snacks and/or meals will be available at no separate charge to children enrolled in an after-school enrichment program regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. The start dates are as follows:
- January 6, 2020 – Manatee Cove Elementary
- January 13, 2020 – Freedom Elementary
- January 27, 2020 – Horizon Elementary
- February 10, 2020 – Sugar Mill Elementary
For additional information, contact Heather DeMeola, director, School Way Café, (386) 734-7190, ext. 50732.
Note: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Note: Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
Note: To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;) fax: (202) 690-7442; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frank FitzGerald, Community Information Specialist
Community Information Services
Volusia County Schools
386-734-7190, ext 20234