Latin Center to Participate in Summer Food Service Program

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The Latin American Community Center will be participating in the 2013 Summer Food Service Program from June 17th to August 23th.

It will make free meals available to all youth in the agency’s summer camp program.

This initiative will enable the Latin Center to offer nutritious meals to over 100 children between 1-5 years old and over 150 school-aged children in summer programs.

It supports healthy eating among children which is important for their proper development.

The Summer Food Program is a federal program of the Food and Nutrition Services, United States Department of Agriculture.

This program provides all children 18 years of age and under with the same free meal in accordance with a menu approved by the state agency regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, with USDA, write to the Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call, toll free (800) 795-3272 (Voice) or (202)270-6382 (TTY).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Established in 1969, the Latin American Community Center seeks to advocate for and assist the Latino community by offering services in a continuum of care that promotes empowerment and an enhanced quality of life while celebrating our diverse cultures. To find out more about the Latin American Community Center, please visit www.thelatincenter.org. For further information about this program, please contact Melissa Browne at (302)655-7338.