> Virginia Summer Meals for Kids
The Virginia Summer Meals for Kids program provides nutritious meals to children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals when school is in session. This helps children to maintain a nutritious diet and helps their families to stretch their food dollars during the summer months.
The program is offered in many and various locations such as parks, playgrounds, housing authorities, day camps, churches, community centers, etc. Often the meal service is combined with learning and recreational activities for the children.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Virginia, your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $20,036 if one person lives in the household; $26,955 if two people live in the household; $33,874 if three people live in the household; $40,793 if four people live in the household; $47,712 if five people live in the household; $54,631 if six people live in the household; $61,550 if seven people live in the household and $68,469 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,919 for each additional person in the home.
To apply for the Summer Food Service program, contact the site nearest you:
Program Contact Information:
For information about the Virginia Summer Meals for Kids program please visit:
If you have questions regarding the program, please call the USDA Food & Nutrition Service toll-free at: