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Thank you for your interest in the Summer Food Service program. Please review the following Program Description and the Program Requirements before proceeding:

Additional Program Information

Meal Description: Nutritionally, each meal meets 1/3 of the minimum daily requirements as devised by the USDA. The meals are prepared by a food service management company and delivered daily to your site location.

Please Note: Sites requesting breakfast must have adequate refrigeration. Breakfast is delivered with the prior day's lunch order and some components must be refrigerated overnight. The breakfast consists of cold cereal or bread/bread alternate, fruit juice and milk. Refrigeration is also required for perishable lunch components if the meal is not served within one hour of delivery.

Operating Dates: The Summer Food Service Program will operate Monday through Friday, from June 17 through August 23, 2024, pending verification of Baltimore City Schools' calendar. No meal deliveries will be provided on June 19th or July 4th.


Site Qualifications
  • Eligibility is determined by geographic location. A minimum of 10 eligible youth, 18 years or younger, must be enrolled at each site. Youth workers may be included in the count.
  • Site requesting breakfast must have adequate refrigeration to store perishables overnight.
  • Sites are subject to a pre-operational inspection and must be approved by our staff.
  • Sites must plan to receive meals for a minimum of two (2) weeks or they will not be approved to participate in the program.
  • The site supervisor and at least one alternate must attend a mandatory 3-hour training session and agree to serve all meals in compliance with federal, state and local regulations.