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    We Make k12 Food Service Fresh, Nutritious, & Innovative. Now at Wallingford - Swarthmore
    Wallingford-Swarthmore School District
     
    WALLINGFORD SWARTHMORE SD
    FOOD SERVICES
    Wallingford-Swarthmore School District Food Services, in partnership with The Nutrition Group, strives to create an enjoyable, customer service-oriented dining experience for students, faculty, staff, and administration.
    The Food Services Department is dedicated to promoting fresh, nutritious, and innovative foods and programs to include student wellness and proper nutrition.
      
     ANNOUNCEMENTS
     
     MEAL DISTRIBUTION FOR THE SUMMER WILL BE AT THE STRATH HAVEN HIGH
    SCHOOL (BROOKHAVEN RD ENTRANCE) LOCATION ONLY ON TUESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING FROM 10 AM TO 1 PM. 

    Please note that meals are free for all students 18 years old and under.

    The food distribution schedule is as follows:

    On Tuesdays, students will receive two breakfast meals and two lunch meals.  On Thursdays, students will receive five breakfast meals and five lunch meals.        

    To pick-up the meals, simply drive into the loop in the high school’s parking lot.  Tell the food service staff the number of children you are picking up meals for.  Pop the trunk of your car while remaining inside.  Our food service staff will place all meals in the trunk of the car to ensure we are limiting contact and practicing safe social distancing.  

    Children who are 18 years of age and under can receive free meals.  All meals are free of charge and the program runs through the end of the summer.

    Please note, this program is available to all children 18 years old or younger.  There are no financial requirements to be eligible for this program.  All children that meet the age requirement are eligible. 

    If you have any additional questions, please contact Kaitlin Howell, Food Services Director, at khowell@wssd.org or call 610-892-3470 x2151.

    Click Here for Instructions to Pre-Order for Food Distribution

     Your cafeteria is now hiring! No nights or weekends

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
    The Nutrition Group at the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District offers competitive wages and benefits, as well as an exciting and desirable working environment for employees interested in helping to feed our students. Click HERE to apply online today!
     
    ACCESS TO FOOD OVER HOLIDAY BREAKS
    Foodfinder.us is a nonprofit website and app (for iOS or Android) that offers the location and contact information of more than 40,000 food pantries and similar food programs across the country.  The FoodFinder website and app can be utilized to pinpoint local free food providers within the community. Check it out over the extended holiday break. 
     
     
    SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
    Summer Feeding:  Children age 18 and under may receive a free lunch over the summer.  To find the location nearest you, use one of the following methods:
    • Call 211
    • Call 1-866-3Hungry or 1-877-8Hambre
    • Text “MEALPA” to 877877 during the summer months
    • Visit the website: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
    • Use the site locator for smartphones - Rangeapp.org

     

    Non-Discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly.
    In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than
    English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at, http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html 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, D.C. 20250-9410;

    (2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

    (3) E-mail: program.intake@usda.gov <mailto:program.intake@usda.gov>.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

     
    Kaitlin Howell
    Director of Food Services
    Wallingford-Swarthmore School District
    Office: 610-892-3470 ext. 2151    
    email: khowell@wssd.org