When public faculties are off for the summer time, entry to free or lowered faculty meals from the US Division of Agriculture is restricted.
Feeding South Dakota will distribute secure, nutritious meals packages by way of the Summer season BackPack Program to youngsters beneath the age of 18 who’re prone to starvation in the course of the summer time months.
Pierre’s backpack program relies on the Southeastern United Methodist Church, 2315 E. Park St., each Thursday at 5 pm by way of August 12. The Pierre Space Summer season Backpack Program is funded largely by Capital Space United Means in Pierre. There are not any for meals help and no paperwork is required, though youngsters should be current to obtain the meals.
The Summer season BackPack program affords easy-to-make meals choices like cereals, soups, canned greens, granola bars, fruit cups, graham crackers, canned pasta entrees, and milk for teenagers who want meals on the weekends.
Feeding South Dakota begins the summer time by offering a complete of 6,795 meals packages to youngsters in Pierre, Fast Metropolis and Sioux Falls, with the intention of distributing them to extra youngsters in the course of the summer time months as want requires.