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USDA At Risk Afterschool Meal Program

USDA At Risk Afterschool Meal Program
Posted on 10/21/2016

October 21, 2016 -- USDA At Risk Afterschool Meal Program

For Immediate Release

October 21, 2016


Angela McLaughlin 843-566-7263

Media Release

USDA At Risk Afterschool Meal Program


Charleston, SC — Charleston County School District announces the sponsorship of U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) At Risk Afterschool Meal Program (supper).

The following locations will be participating during the 2016-2017 school year:  Angel Oak Elementary, Baptist Hill Middle/High, Burke High/Simons-Pinckney Middle, Burns Elementary, Charleston Development Academy, Charleston Progressive Academy,  Chicora Elementary, Corcoran Elementary, Dunston  Elementary,  EB  Ellington  Elementary, Frierson Elementary, Garrett Academy, Goodwin Elementary, Hunley Park Elementary, Hursey Elementary, James Simons Elementary, Ladson Elementary, Lambs Elementary, Mary Ford Elementary, Meeting Street Elementary at Brentwood, Memminger Elementary, Midland Park Primary, Military Magnet Academy, Minnie Hughes Elementary, Mitchell Elementary, Morningside Middle, Mt. Zion Elementary, Murray-LaSaine Elementary, North Charleston Elementary, North Charleston High, North Charleston Creative Arts, Oakland Elementary, Pepperhill Elementary, Pinehurst Elementary, Sanders Clyde Elementary, Springfield Elementary, St. James Santee Elementary, St. Johns High, Stall High, Stono Park Elementary, West Ashley High, West Ashley Middle and Zucker Middle

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Children who are members of FI assistance units, food stamp or FDPIR households are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits. 

The Child and Adult Care Food Program receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the South Carolina Department of Social Services. The program provides financial assistance to At-Risk Afterschool Care Centers so that nutritious meals can be integrated with the nonresidential day care services for the enrolled children. The meals and snacks served meet standards set by USDA. Meals are provided at no separate charge, and are available to all children without regard to race, sex, color, disability, age, or national origin.

The amount of reimbursement received by the Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsor (At-Risk Afterschool Care Center Component) is based upon the “free” rate of CACFP reimbursement.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.

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