Resources for Student Meals During School Closure and Community Nutrition
Below are a myriad of links to information regarding meals for students during school closure, as well as available community-wide nutrition resources.
For questions about Michigan's Unanticipated School Closure Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), contact MDE at 517-241-5374 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit MDE's Office of Health and Nutrition Services website.
Food Service Site Locator Map
An online map developed for families to find locations where meals are being provided to all children at no cost during this period of school closure. Up to two meals per day may be served to all children ages 0-18. This includes students with disabilities ages 18-26 with an active individual education program (IEP). The map will be updated twice each day during the closure period.
What Do Schools/Districts Need To Do To Feed Kids During School Closure? https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/USC_SFSP_Decision_Tree_683883_7.pdf
MDE's quick diagram on what steps schools and/or district should follow to begin serving meals to students.
MDE's Unanticipated School Closure SFSP Information
Meals served under the program called Unanticipated School Closure SFSP are available to all children at no cost. Up to two meals per day may be served to all children ages 0-18. This includes students with disabilities ages 18-26 with an active individual education program (IEP). This program assists Michigan's school districts and community partners to ensure that kids receive nutritious meals during the school closure announced by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on March 12, 2020.
Schools and sponsors that participate in Unanticipated School Closure SFSP help ensure that children do not experience a lapse in food security now that schools are closed through April 5, 2020.
Community Food Distribution Program Map https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/USC_SFSP_Decision_Tree_683883_7.pdf
An online map that shows emergency food for families (TEFAP) and food for seniors age 60 and up (CSFP) based on County.
Community Food Distribution Program Director https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/TEFAP_CSFP_Agency_Directory_554221_7.pdf
Agency directory information for emergency food for families (TEFAP) and food for seniors age 60 and up (CSFP) based on County.
No Kid Hungry
No Kid Hungry's Coronavirus Grant Request Form