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Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Summer meals for kids and teens

 

Looking to stretch your food budget, try new foods and support local farmers? This summer, 3SquaresVT will provide free meals to children 18 and under; no registration, no application, no reservation required. In fact, many who apply are surprised they qualify. Below is a list of local meal sites in our community.

If you need a different location, call 2-1-1 toll free or text “FOOD” to 877-877 to find drop-in summer meal sites anywhere in Vermont.

The 3SquaresVT program helps Vermonters stretch their food budgets and put three meals a day on their tables. 3SquaresVT is for everyone who qualifies, including individuals, families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Receiving a 3SquaresVT benefit this summer means automatic free school breakfast and lunch for your kids in the fall.

3SquaresVT is a federal USDA program administered in Vermont by the Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division that helps put healthy food within reach. Visit www.vermontfoodhelp.com to learn more and get an application,  or call 1-800-479-6151 for assistance.