August 6, 2020

Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free

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East Providence – With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. East Providence Recreation provides free meals to children during the summer.
 

This summer, meals will be served at George Lima Park, Onna Moniz-John Park, Wampanoag Apartments and Crescent Park Carousel. Monday - Friday at 11am-1pm at Lima and Moniz-John parks; 11:30am-12pm, at Wampanoag apartments; 12:15-12:45 at Crescent Park Carousel. There are no income requirements or registration. Any child under age 18 may come to eat. For more information, contact East Providence Recreation at 401-435-7511.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like East Providence Recreation to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. For more information about the national Summer Food Service Program, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/cnd/summer. For more information on summer feeding sites near you including locations and serving times around the state, contact the United Way by dialing 211.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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