Summer Feed program continues throughout area

Students across Knox County can continue to enjoy nutritious meals throughout July as the Summer Food Service Feeding program announces remaining sites and dates that meals will be offered at:

GR Hampton Elementary School through July 27 (M-Th)
Breakfast 8am- 9am, Lunch 11am – 12 noon

Knox County Middle School through July 30 (M-F)
Breakfast 8am-8:30am, Lunch 11am-11:45am

Lynn Camp Middle/High School through August 1 (M-F)
Breakfast 8am-9am, Lunch 11am – 12 noon

Earlier this summer the food service program offered meals at other locations throughout the county.  “This was our first year of offering the summer feeding through Knox County Schools,” explained Angela Ledford, coordinator.   “We learned a lot, received feedback, and will look at offering it and other programs in the future that provide students with a nutritious meal both during and after school hours.”

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider