UW-Stevens Point sponsors summer food for Upward Bound
For the City Times
STEVENS POINT – Stressing the importance of offering nutritious meals to children during the summer months, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program at the Upward Bound Program Summer Session.
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Meals will be available at no separate charge to enrolled children who are 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years of age who are determined by a state or local public educational agency to be mentally or physically disabled and are also participating in a public or private non-profit school program during the regular school year.
The amount of reimbursement received by a Summer Food Service Program sponsor is based upon the household incomes of the enrolled children. Children who are members of households receiving Foodshare; FDPIR; W-2,Wisconsin Works – Cash Benefits Only, benefits are automatically eligible to receive free meal benefits at eligible program sites.
Listed below are the USDA Income Eligibility Guidelines in effect from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022: household of one – monthly income $1,986; two – $2,686; three – $3,386; four – $4,086; five – $4,786; six – $5,486.
For more information, visit www.uwsp.edu/upbound/Pages/Home.aspx.