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Daycare announces meal policy

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The First Christian Church Daycare recently announced sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals at no separate charge.

Free and reduced-price meals will be provided to participants meeting the approved eligibility criteria.

Meals are available to all enrolled participants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability at First Christian Church Daycare.

Children who are members of households that receive TANF or Food Stamp benefits or are Head Start participants are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.

The program, administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and the Indiana Department of Education, Division of School and Community Nutrition Programs, gives financial assistance to child care centers so that nutritious meals can be integrated with nonresidential child care services for children.

The goal of the program is to improve the diets of young children and increase the opportunity for children to eat a variety of nutritious foods.

The meals and snacks served meet standards established by the United States Department of Agriculture for the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

For more information, call First Christian Church Daycare at 443-6072.

The facility is located at 1875 W. United States 40, Brazil.



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