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FDACS Continues to Offer Free Meals to Children Through Summer BreakSpot

Due to the coronavirus pandemic which caused schools to close, the program has been in operation in March, with around 1,600 Summer BreakSpot sites providing 3.5 million meals in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) social distancing recommendations.

Federal Waivers to Serve School Meals During COVID-19 School Closures Extended to End of...

“Providing Florida’s children with reliable access to healthy, nutritious meals is critical to ensuring that no child goes hungry,” said Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried. “We thank the USDA for extending these waivers and helping us continue to provide schools with options to serve meals. During these difficult times, we’re continuing to work in support of Florida’s students and families.”