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A Look Back: Connecting Children to Nutritious Meals During Summer Months

The summer of 2012 showed growth and increased knowledge among stakeholders in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). SFSP is federally funded through the USDA, administered by the Colorado Department of Education and implemented by schools, government agencies, private nonprofits and community organizations. Among these diverse partnerships, a common purpose connects the players: connect children […]

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An Innovative Way to Feed Children this Summer

An Innovative Way to Feed Children this Summer

Yesterday, District 11 launched their mobile Summer Food Service Program in Colorado Springs; Child Nutrition Associate Alex Bergland explains the cool ways District 11 is feeding their kids this summer. Today was such a great day; I got to follow a mobile site route to different mobile home parks in Colorado Springs! The day started […]

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Radio Disney and Undersecretary Kevin Concannon help launch Loveland, Co. SFSP site

Radio Disney and Undersecretary Kevin Concannon help launch Loveland, Co. SFSP site

Yesterday’s launch event was another great success! It was held at Sarah Milner Elementary in Loveland, and seems to be a successful Summer Food Site thus far. Today’s lunch was a slice of pizza, fruit cup, salad and milk. The kids also had the option of choosing a sandwich or larger salad instead of the […]

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100 Children Served at SFSP Launch

100 Children Served at SFSP Launch

Healing Waters Family Center launch their SFSP program with a visit from the Denver Nuggets This week marks the 2nd annual National USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) Kick off Week (June 11-15). I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to visit four SFSP launch events this week, and directly experience the Summer Food […]

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