2013-06-10


DHS SummerFood Opens Today

Providing nutritious meals for children during the summer

PITTSBURGH – Today through August 16, 2013, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services will operate the SummerFood program, a free breakfast, lunch and recreation program for children up to 18 years old, as well as eligible individuals with intellectual or physical disabilities 19 years of age and  older. 

Nutritious meals will be available on weekdays at approximately 100 sites throughout the County. A site supervisor and accompanying staff will be present to ensure the well-being of the children.

For the most current information about the SummerFood program, including site locations, starting dates, meal times and disability eligibility, call toll-free at 1-800-851-3838 or visit the Food Assistance page on the DHS website www.alleghenycounty.us/dhs/food.aspx#summerfood.

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