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Summer meals programs feed kids at no cost



With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy and fed while school is out. The Escondi­do Union School District provides meals at no cost to children ages 1 to 18 years during the summer. Meals will be served at the follow­ing locations:

Rock Springs Elementary • Breakfast served Monday through Friday June 27 – July 22 from 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. (except July 4) • Lunch served Monday through Friday June 27 – July 22 from 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. (except July 4)

Del Dios Academy, Farr Elementary, Pioneer Elementary, Lincoln Elementary, Oak Hill Elementary, Juniper Elementary, Felicita Elementary
• Breakfast served Mondaythrough Friday July 5 – July 22 from 8 – 8:30 a.m.
• Lunch served Monday through Friday July 5 – July 22 from 11:30– Noon.

There are no income require­ments or registration. Any child from ages 1-18 years may come to eat. For more information, con­tact Gail Gousha at 760-432-2141. Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like the Escondido Union School District to provide meals at no charge to all children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the na­tional Summer Food Service Pro­gram, visit www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/summer.

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agricul­ture (USDA) civil rights regula­tions and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and re­prisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

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 responsible State or local Agency that adminis­ters the program or USDA’s TAR­GET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information is available in languages other than English.

To file a complaint alleging dis­crimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Com­plaint Form, AD-3027, found on­line at www.ascr.usda.gov/ complaint_ filing_ cust.html, or 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: mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410



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