Program provides students free meals during summer

Students who don’t have sufficient food access receive two meals per day at school, but what happens to these children while they are on summer vacation?


The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) steps in.


According to George Reistad, Madison’s Food and Policy Coordinator, the program, which launched Monday, provides free meals for students when school is not in session. The U.S. Department of Agriculture funds the SFSP, and REAP Food Group partners with the city of Madison, the Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison Parks, Public Health Madison and Dane County and Centro Hispano to administer the meal service. READ MORE