Summer Food Program Expands

Written by on May 23, 2019

For families throughout the Bighorn Basin facing financial difficulties, there is assistance available to make sure children don’t go hungry this summer.

Park County School District 6 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year. Meals are provided to anyone age 18 and under, and without charge.

Park 6 School nutrition director Gen Sheets says the School District is providing meals in five cities this year:

“We have expanded beyond Cody for this summer, we’re going to reach over into Powell, Byron, down to Greybull, and also Meeteetse.”

It’s breakfast, lunch or a snack, depending on the site. One option for finding location and hours is through a text message:

“There’s a site called Summer Meal Site Finder. You can also text Summer Meals to 9779 or call 1-866-348-6479”

The summer meal program begins June 3rd and goes into August.


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