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Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Wicomico Schools’ Food Services Feeds Children In Summer Food Service Program

The Food Service Department of Wicomico County Public Schools is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program, with funding support from the Maryland State Department of Education.

When schools are not in session, many children do not have access to the good nutrition that we provide during the normal school year. The Summer Food Service Program is designed specifically to fill the nutrition gap for children of low-income families, when schools are not in session.

Meals will be provided from June 18-Aug. 3 on all weekdays except July 4. Meals are available to all children without charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Wicomico Schools has expanded the Summer Food Service Program to include lunch service at three playgrounds and parks, and one new location, New Dimensions Ministries, where children can enjoy both breakfast and lunch. Breakfast and lunch are also served at The Christian Shelter and Wicomico County Housing Authority.

Meals will be served at the sites and times as follows:

The Christian Shelter, 334 Barclay St., Salisbury
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m.

New Dimensions Ministries, 1907 Jersey Road, Salisbury
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:30 p.m.

Wicomico County Housing Authority, 911 Booth St., Salisbury
Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m.

Indian Village Playground (Wicomico County Recreation and Parks)
Lunch: Noon

Emerson Holloway Park (Wicomico County Recreation and Parks)
Lunch: Noon

Doverdale Park (Wicomico County Recreation and Parks)
Lunch: Noon

Please contact the Food Service Department of Wicomico County Public Schools at 410-677-4442 for more information.


Anonymous said...

This is over the top.
Where are these kids parents?
Why don't they offer free lunches to the people they TAX into oblivion?

Set up at Winterplace park or Pemberton Park.
Reward WORKING people not steal from them to support lazy ignorance.
Education should be in the business of education, not food service and bleeding heart liberal welfare life support for dummies.

Anonymous said...

Why is everything located in Salisbury? Wicomico County has more towns in it than just Salisbury. How about the children in the other towns? Not only do they offer them free lunch but the parks give them free daycare as well. While the kiddies are at the park and getting free meals mom is off to get lunch at the seafood market since she doesn't have to worry about paying for their lunch all week.

Anonymous said...

As for the school...I paid 200 for his summer school...I'm glad he can eat free after paying all that..

Anonymous said...

once again, Wicomico county is just Salisbury. I guess nobody on the east or west side have any hunger problems

Anonymous said...

these kids arent smart enough to pass the regular school year, therefore working people have to pay even more to feed them during the summer while their lazy parents probably smoke crack and shoplift all day. no wonder the kids are dumb.

Anonymous said...

Should children not be fed because they have parents that can't or won't take care of them. I agree people should stand up and be responsible for their kids but many don't. I in no way see how it's fair to penalize innocent children though. Had everyone become so heartless that they could watch children starving in the streets.

Anonymous said...

These are not just children attending summer school. These are ANY child that shows up that is eligble for free meals during the regular school year. We are opening these places to feed children during the summer while their parents collect food stamps.

Anonymous said...

5.09...yes we have become so f..g he heartless when we become taken advantage of by society that doesn't give a sh-t. You liberal a holes pretend you are looking out for our future by tending to things like this, but all it is smoke and mirrors. The day is coming and we have had enough of the bs....wait and see.

Anonymous said...

Those children are not your responsibility.
Stop your bleeding heart B.S. and realize, feeding them only creates a dependency.
Reality is, if people have children, they raise them. If they don't, they die.
Natural law.
By interceding in natural law you diminish the future ability to sustain life for all that do work and tow the line.
I'm sick of towing the line for me, my family and a bunch of crackheads babies and full time welfare hounds.
Cut them off now!

Work or die.