Summer Food Service Program

Summer Food Service Program
Posted on 06/05/2019
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Hanover County Public Schools (HCPS) will participate in the 2019 Summer Food Service Program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture. For a limited time in June and July, HCPS food services staff will offer a free nutritious breakfast and lunch to all students enrolled in HCPS summer classes or the Hanover Parks and Recreation summer programs at John M. Gandy Elementary School and Mechanicsville Elementary School, as well as any child in the community who is age 18 or younger.

The meals will be the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Lunches will be available on a first come, first serve basis at John M. Gandy Elementary School, 201 Archie Cannon Drive, Ashland, Virginia 23005 and at Mechanicsville Elementary School, 7425 Mechanicsville Elementary Drive, Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111.

The program will take place as follows:

  • June 25–27 (Breakfast: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., Lunch: 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.)
  • July 1–3 (Breakfast: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., Lunch: 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.)
  • July 8–11 (Breakfast: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., Lunch: 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.)
  • July 15–18 (Breakfast: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m., Lunch: 12:15 to 12:45 p.m.) 

Please note that lunch will available to Hanover Parks and Recreation summer programs participants at 10:45 a.m. and to HCPS summer school students at 11:00 a.m.

For more information about this program, please contact HCPS food services at 804-365-4566.

In accordance with federal civil rights law and United States 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) online, at any USDA office, or write a letter 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:

  • Mail
    United States Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
  • Fax
    202-690-7442
  • Email

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