OCO Summer Food Service Program Providing Free Meals for Oswego County Children

Fulton, NY – Bridget Dolbear, Program Services Coordinator for Oswego County Opportunities has announced that OCO is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like OCO to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. Funded through the New York State Education Department, the Summer Food Service Program provides free meals to all children 18 years and under.

Meals will be available at the following sites and times.

Orders for meals are placed the day before you attend.

Name and Address of Sites(s)  –  Meals(s) Available  –  Serving Time(s)  –  Dates

Taft Bay Park 851 State Route 49, Bernhards Bay        Lunch      11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.   6/26-8/15 M-Th

Palermo Recreation, 1779 County Route. 45, Palermo Breakfast and Lunch      9 – 10 a.m. and noon – 1 p.m. 7/1-8/9 M-F

West Monroe Park, 2 Depot Road, West Monroe      Lunch         11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.        7/8-8/8 M-Th

Fulton CYO, 365 W. First St., Fulton    Breakfast and Lunch     8:45 – 9:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.    7/8-8/23 M-F

Cleveland Park, 65 North St., Cleveland     Lunch      noon – 12:30 p.m.    7/8-8/16 M-F

Fulton YMCA, 715 W. Broadway, Fulton     Breakfast and Lunch     8:30-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  6/24-8/30 M-F

CNY Arts Program, 357 State St., Fulton     Lunch        noon – 12:30 p.m.   7/15-7/19 and  8/19-8/23 M-F

Hannibal Recreation, 824 County Route 34, Hannibal      Breakfast and lunch     8:30-9:30 a.m. and 12:30-1 p.m.    7/8-8/9  M-F

Pulaski Recreation, 2 Hinman Road, Pulaski     Breakfast and lunch    8:45-9:45 a.m. and noon -1 p.m.   7/1-8/9  M-F

Prince of Peace Church, 64 Gillespie Road, Fulton   Dinner   6 – 7 p.m.  Thurs. 6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29

“We are happy to be able to offer the Summer Food Service Program.  I encourage families to participate in the program and remember that even though school’s out, meals are still in,” said Dolbear.

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

For more information on the program contact Heather Familo, Summer Food Monitor at 315-598-4712.

OCO, Inc is a private, non-profit agency that has been supporting communities throughout Oswego County since 1966. A member agency of the United Way of Greater Oswego County, OCO provides more than 50 vital services throughout 80 separate locations.

For more information, visit www.oco.org