Cameron sponsors Summer Food Service Program

Cameron University is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), by providing meals to all eligible children, aged 18 and younger, at no charge. From May 27 to June 27, Upward Bound meals will be provided in the Cameron University cafeteria, located in the Shepler Tower at 2800 West Gore. Meals will be served Monday through Friday, as follows: Breakfast: 8:15 – 8:55 a.m..; Lunch: 12:30 – 1:40 p.m.; Supper, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or nonresidential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced priced meals in the National School Lunch Program. Please refer to the following chart for income guidelines for reduced price meals by family size:

Guidelines to determine student eligibility for Summer Food Service Program

Annual Family Income Before Deductions

Federal Income Chart for School Year July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2014

Household Size

Yearly Income

Monthly Income

1

$21,257

$1,772

2

$28,694

$2,392

3

$36,131

$2,392

4

$43,568

$3,361

5

$51,005

$4,251

6

$58,442

$4,871

7

$65,879

$5,490

8

$73,316

$6,110

Each Additional

$7,438

$620

Children who are part of households that receive food stamps, benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or an AFDS assistance unit are automatically eligible to receive free meals, subject to completion of the free/reduced application form.

Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Individuals who wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination should immediately complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudications, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410; by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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April 30, 2014

PR# 14-098