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Portland Summer Meals for Children Start June 26

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Portland Summer Meals for Children Start June 26
Posted on 06/20/2017
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The Portland Public Schools and Opportunity Alliance will be operating summer meal sites across the city of Portland this summer. Meals and times will be posted at sites and will be distributed prior to the end of school. Most sites will begin operations on June 26 and continue thru mid- August.

All children 18 years and younger may receive a meal free of charge and it will be the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability at any of these locations.

A Summer Success Picnic will kick off the summer at Deering Oaks Park on Thursday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (with a rain date of Friday, July 14). All are invited to attend the event, which will incorporate friends, fun and food!

To get more information about sites and times, families may dial 2-1-1. To view an online interactive map of meal sites, go the Portland Public Schools website – www.portlandschools.org – and click on the summer programs notice on the front page. You can also click HERE.


Portland Open Meal Sites:

              Front Street Community Center

North Deering Gardens

Ocean Ave Elementary School

East End Community School

Riverton Housing

Sagamore Village

King Middle School

Lyman Moore Middle School

Deering Oaks Park

Deering High School

Presumpscot School

Reiche Summer Program

Kennedy Park

Munjoy South Playground

Unity Village

YMCA

 

NOTE: To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027), found online by clicking HERE and at any USDA Office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.  To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1)      Mail:    U.S. Department of Agriculture

            Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

            1400 Independence Avenue, SW

            Washington, DC  20250-9410

(2)      Fax:     (202) 690-7442

(3)      Email: program.intake@usda.gov

(4)      Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  In accordance with State law this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability

To file a complaint of discrimination, write Maine Department of Education, Civil Rights Officer, 23 State House Station, Augusta, ME  04333 or call 207-624-6875.  Maine is an equal opportunity provider and employer.