OSSINING, N.Y. -- The Ossining Union Free School District launched a new lunch program on Monday that provides free lunches to school-age children during the summer.
The Summer Food Service Program is held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on weekdays at Ossining High School, 29 South Highland Ave. The program will run through Friday, Aug. 26. There is no charge for children younger than 18.
Ossining schools are offering the federally funded Summer Food Service Program in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture.
About 400,000 free meals will be served each day at 2,900 sites across the state, according to the New York State Department of Education, which works with the USDA to administer the Summer Food Service Program in New York.
There are no income requirements or registration for the lunch program. For more information, people can call (914) 941- 7700, ext. 1338, or visit www.oufsdbolt.com.
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