Many children rely on school meals, but when the summer arrives, those meals can disappear. Several locations throughout Franklin County and other surrounding areas are continuing to offer free school meals throughout the summer. One such location participating in the Free Summer Meals/No Kid Hungry program is Antioch Church of the Brethren in Rocky Mount.
July 17, 2017
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, who helped distribute lunch Tuesday at the community center said that making sure low-income students get a nutritious meal year-round is critical.
July 12, 2017
In school cafeterias throughout the county, it certainly doesn’t feel like summer vacation. They’re busy with an army of employees working early morning hours to make sure no child in Loudoun goes hungry.
July 12, 2017
Gov. Terry McAuliffe and first lady Dorothy McAuliffe joined Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck and other local politicians Wednesday at the West Hampton Community Center to kick off the statewide summer meals program.
July 06, 2017
“In the summer, too many kids miss out on the opportunity to have a healthy meal every day. The barbeques are at safe and friendly sites throughout the area. We’re looking forward to seeing children and families throughout the summer.”
July 01, 2017
We’ve had another eventful month at No Kid Hungry Virginia! Check out our June newsletter for information on recent events, a testimonial about the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), a potential CACFP At-Risk Afterschool Meals Program Capacity Building Grant opportunity, resources to enhance your programs, information about our annual No Kid Hungry Virginia Summit, and a welcome from our new No Kid Hungry Virginia Campaign State Director!
June 30, 2017
All summer, when his students in Northern Virginia are supposed to be enjoying time away from the classroom, Clint Mitchell worries about whether the children who rely on free lunches during the school year are getting enough to eat. Rodney Taylor, the school district’s director of food and nutrition services, aims to change that by moving the summer feeding program out of cafeterias and onto front lawns, hosting outdoor barbecues at 11 schools, four apartment complexes and a community center.
June 30, 2017
Distributed through Child Care Resources and the Chesterfield County Public Library, the Summer Food Service Program provides lunches four days a week in the summer at Chester, Ettrick-Matoaca, LaPrade and Meadowdale libraries. This year’s program began last week, and runs through Sept. 1.
June 29, 2017
The Louisa Public Library has partnered with the school division to feed local children Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer, one of the feeding sites available to students while school is out.
June 26, 2017