School Nutrition Programs
The Office of Business Services provides a variety of Food Service management supports to local schools as well as MCIU programs.
The MCIU currently participates as a sponsor in the following programs and is able to support your school in providing multiple levels of support from initial consultation to full program implementation.
Please note: The US Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination in all of the following federal food programs. For more information, please review the Non-Discrimination Notice.
Summer Food Service Program is now open for Summer 2023
The SFSP was created to ensure access to nutritious meals during the summer months for low income children and/or neighborhoods. This year, MCIU is sponsoring an open SFSP site in Norristown.
Norristown: The George Washington Carver Center (https://www.facebook.com/GWCCC249/) is operating an open feeding site. This means that ANY children in the area, 18 and younger, can stop in for a free lunch or afternoon snack (see website for times).
In order to find other open feeding sites in your area you can call 211 or text 914-342-7744. Please spread the word to ensure that no child goes without a meal this summer!
P-EBT Summer 2023
Congress created Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) as a temporary response to help families cover the cost of breakfasts and lunches their children would have been eligible to receive for free or at reduced price through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). For more information on this benefit, please click HERE.
School Nutrition Programs
After School Meals Program
The After School Meals Program, offered through the Child & Adult Care Food Program, fills a vital need for many low-income children. The program provides federal reimbursement for nutritious meals and snacks served during after school programming in low-income areas.
Summer Food Service Program
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded program that provides federal reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks for children & students meeting certain eligibility requirements.
National School Lunch Program
The National School Breakfast Program (NSBP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) are federal programs established in 1946 by President Harry Truman. The programs provide nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free breakfast and/or lunch to students each school day.
The US Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination in the NSLP program. For more information, please click on the following link: Non-Discrimination Notice
Child & Adult Care Food Program
The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federal program that provides meal reimbursement to child care programs that meet certain eligibility criteria. This program ensures the provision of nutritious meals to children in order to support their healthy growth and development.
The US Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination in the CACFP program. For more information, please click on the following link: Non-Discrimination Notice.