Notification of Intent to Operate the Summer Food Service Program for Children

NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OPERATE THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN in accordance with title 7 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 225, it is the intent of the Florida Department of Education, Food and Nutrition Management Section, to continue to administer the Summer Food Service Program for fiscal year 2011. The primary purpose of the program is to provide food service to children from needy areas during periods when area schools are closed for vacation. Eligible children are those 18 years of age and under, and persons over 18 years of age who are determined by the State educational agency or a local public education agency or a local public educational agency of the State to be mentally or physically handicapped and who participate in the public or nonprofit private school program established for the mentally or physically handicapped. The program will be made available throughout Florida by State approved sponsors. Sponsors for the program may be a public or non-profit private school, nonprofit private school, non-profit private organization, residential or non-residential camp, government organization, or a National Youth Sports Program. For More information, please contact Food and Nutrition Management, Summer Food Service Program for Children at 1(800)504-6609.

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