School summer feeding program extended
Move will help Cheney to provide breakfasts and lunches through the end of July
Last updated 10/29/2020 at 11:17am
CHENEY – An extension of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s summer feeding program is allowing the district to provide students meals both at school and at home until at least late July, 2021.
The Simplified Summer Food Program for Children offers meals at no charge for kids ages 18 and younger regardless of need. The program usually runs through summer, but was extended to the end of June 2021, and subsequently extended again in early October to allow for meals through the end of July, Cheney School District Director of Nutrition LJ Klinkenberg said.
With the exception of kindergarte...