Food Program | Boys & Girls Clubs of Kennebec Valley
CACFP, Child Care Food Program, feeding children breakfast, lunch and snack daily.
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The CACFP program reimburses a portion of the expenses related to providing healthy meals (breakfast, lunch) and snacks for your child ages six weeks through preschool; and breakfast for children in the school-age before care program. The CACFP is sponsored by the Department of Education. Menus are available on a monthly basis.
The At-Risk After School Meals Program reimburses a portion of the expenses for an after school meal or snack for all school-age children through age 18 during the school year. Menus are provided on a monthly basis. The At-Risk After School Meals Program is sponsored by the Department of Education.
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers the SFSP at the national level; and the State of Maine Department of Education at the State level. This program reimburses a potion of the expense related to providing a healthy breakfast and lunch to all children age 18 and under. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kennebec Valley is an open site. We offer breakfast and lunch to anyone under the age of 18 during summer months starting June 25th until August 17th. Breakfast is served from 7:00am to 8:00am and Lunch is served from 11:30am to 12:30pm. You do not need to attend any Club programming or be a Club member to received a meal. All meals need to be consumed at the Club. All children should be accompanied by an adult.
During the Summer program a snack is provided by the Club and is not reimbursable by SFSP.
FOOD PROGRAM APPLICATIONS MUST ACCOMPANY REGISTRATION FORM FOR ALL CHILDREN, EVEN IF THE APPLICANT DOES NOT MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR THE FOOD PROGRAM.
Children with food allergies must complete a Dietary Restriction and Substitution Statement with a physician's signature before the Club can provide alternate meals. Alternative meals will not be provided by the Club if food substitutions are by parental or child's choice. Meals and snacks can be provided by parent or guardian on any or all occasions.
Number of meals served in 2018
• Meals during the School Year 45,573
• Snacks during the School Year 9,081
• Meals during the Summer 12,284
• Snacks during the Summer 7,380
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEALS/SNACKS IN 2018 74,318
Estimated meals served over the past 19 years 1,064,092!!!!!