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Upward Bound announces sponsorship of Summer Food Service Program

June 10, 2010

The Colorado State University Upward Bound Program announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be provided to children who are eligible and enrolled in the 2010 Upward Bound Summer Program. (To be eligible to receive free meals at a residential or non-residential camp, children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced-price meals by family size are listed below.)

Children who are part of households that receive food stamps or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, or FDPIR, are automatically eligible to receive free meals.

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.

Sites and times

Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows: Parmelee/Corbett Hall Dining Center

Breakfast: (Sunday – Friday) 7 to 8 a.m.

Lunch: (Sunday – Friday) 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dinner: (Sunday – Friday) 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m.

To file a complaint of discrimination, immediately write to or call:

USDA
Director, Office of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
(800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY)

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

INCOME CHART (July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2010)

Household Size    Annual             Monthly               Weekly
1                              $20,036             $1,670                   $386
2                              $26,955             $2,247                   $519
3                              $33,874             $2,823                   $652
4                              $40,793             $3,400                   $785
5                              $47,712             $3,976                   $918
6                              $54,631             $4,553                   $1,051
7                              $61,550             $5,130                   $1,184
8                              $68,469             $5,706                   $1,317

For each additional member, add $6,919; $577; $134.


Contact: Maria Zavala
E-mail: Maria.Zavala@Colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-0656