For Hungry Kids, USDA Keeps Free and Reduced School Meals Going Through the Summer at Special LocationsSummer Food Service Program has teamed with state agencies, schools, food aid NGOs, faith and community groups to continue providing food through the summer months when school is not in session. This summer school meal program is administered through the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).
Summer 2011 was the first time the USDA provided summer school meals. Overall, the USDA spent US$373 million and fed approximately 2.3 million children.
For more see:
"USDA and Partners Nationwide Team to Feed Children During Summer Meal Gap," USDA Press Release No. 0186.12, 8 June 2012.