WALLINGFORD SWARTHMORE SDFOOD SERVICESWallingford-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.ANNOUNCEMENTSMEAL DISTRIBUTION WILL BE AT THE STRATH HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL LOCATION ONLY ON MONDAY AND THURSDAY. MORNING AND EVENING PICK-UP TIMES WILL REMAIN THE SAME (9 AM – 10:30 AM OR 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM).
Please note that meals are free for all students 18 years old and under through June 30, 2021.
The food distribution schedule is as follows:
On Mondays, students will receive Monday lunch; Tuesday breakfast and lunch; Wednesday breakfast and lunch; Thursday breakfast.
On Thursdays, students will receive Thursday lunch; Friday breakfast and lunch; Saturday breakfast and lunch; Sunday breakfast and lunch; Monday breakfast.
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 June.
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.
National School Lunch Program
We do encourage you to continue to apply for the National School Lunch Program free and reduced meals if you believe that you are eligible.
Applications for free and reduced breakfast and lunch are available here. If a paper copy of the applciation is needed, please contact Barbara Downs at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 610-892-3470 x1305.
Do not duplicate food pick-up at multiple locations. This duplication is not allowed under the food program.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Kaitlin Howell, Food Services Director, at email@example.com or call 610-892-3470 x2151.
Click Here for Instructions to Pre-Order for Food DistributionEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIESThe 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 PROGRAMSummer 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: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.Kaitlin Howell
Director of Food Services
Wallingford-Swarthmore School District
Office: 610-892-3470 ext. 2151