October 21, 2016 -- USDA Mid-Morning Snack Program
For Immediate Release
October 21, 2016
Angela McLaughlin 843-566-7263
USDA Mid-Morning Snack Program
Charleston, SC — Charleston County School District announces the sponsorship of U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Mid-Morning Snack.
The following locations will be participating during the 2016-2017 school year: Burns Elementary, Child and Family Development Center at Mary Ford Elementary, Corcoran Elementary, EB Ellington Elementary, Frierson Elementary, Goodwin Elementary, James Island Elementary, Ladson Elementary, Midland Park Primary, Mt. Zion Elementary, Palmetto Cap EHS (formerly known as Charleston County Human Services), St. James Santee Elementary, Stall High, Thomas Myers II Head Start, and West Ashley Head Start.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Children who are members of FI assistance units, food stamp or FDPIR households are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits.
The Child and Adult Care Food Program receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the South Carolina Department of Social Services. The meals and snacks served meet standards set by USDA. Meals are provided at no separate charge, and are available to all children without regard to race, sex, color, disability, age, or national origin.
The amount of reimbursement received by the Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsor is based upon the “free” rate of CACFP reimbursement.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
About the Charleston County School District
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.
CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.