Summer Food Services Program

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to school breakfast or lunch. It is the single largest Federal resource available for local sponsors to combine feeding programs with summer activity programs. SFSP sponsors receive reimbursements for serving healthy meals and snacks to children and teenagers at approved sites in low-income areas. Anyone 18 years and younger may participate and enjoy these healthy, well balanced meals.